DEEPIKA PADUKONE IN xXx RETURN OF XANDER CAGE

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was in Hollywood a few days ago to promote her new film xXx Return of Xander Cage that stars Vin Diesel and is directed by DJ Caruso. Diesel, Caruso and  Padukone attended the Indian premier in Mumbai  since the film released in India on Jan 13, 2017. Diesel’s films are hugely popular in India, and so… Continue Reading


FILM NOTES: BAJIRAO MASTANI

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest Bollywood film Bajirao Mastani appears to be a hit in the San Francisco Bay area according to an unscientific poll I conducted. The first few days were sold out explained the ticket sales person at the local Silicon Valley theatre when I went to see the film. I, of course, waited for a… Continue Reading


FILM NOTES: PIKU

I had no idea what “Piku” was about. All I knew is the film starred Deepika Paduknone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan. The film is directed by Shoojit Sircar, whose previous film “Vicky Donor,” I enjoyed watching. The other bit of information I knew was that Juhu Chaturvedi wrote the story of “Piku” and “Vicky… Continue Reading