20 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Student of the Year Puts On Display Karan Johar’s Closeted Homosexuality

Last month, I trekked with my partner to Falls Church, Virginia to enjoy another mindless, candy floss Karan Johar movie called Student of the Year (SOTY). I expected it to be extravagant and silly, larger-than-life with just the right amount of bromance, ishq wala love and tear-jerking moments. When the credits rolled, I was sad. […]

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16 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Queer Contemporary Bollywood: A Work In Progress

Lets get one thing straight (pun unintended): Bollywood is going to appear super-queer to the Western eye with the extravagant musicals, vibrant colors and exaggerated acting. There are generations of homoeroticism, repressed and alternative sexualities and I am no expert, especially when it comes to anything made before 1990. For anyone interested, you can read […]

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09 August 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Eagerly Awaiting

I don’t like the first look. I wish Karan Johar left out the red-white-blue tricolors or made it significantly lighter–much like a backdrop. The movie is already screaming ‘NRI’ (Non-Residential Indian) with a post-9-11 theme.

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