Monthly Archives: September 2011

When Bollywood gets NYC right…


I love Bollywood. When you least expect it, a song comes along and moves you.

I also love New York, with the sort of mad infatuation that only the really naive can have, I expect. So I’m especially excited by any art that can capture New York in a heartbeat and make you believe that the city is magic. Bollywood has been notoriously lax in comparison to Hollywood in this; I cannot recollect a single Bollywood film that makes New York memorable. But an unexpected song did manage to do that without even having New York as its central plotline. Read the rest of this entry