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Saawariya Review

Bollywood comes to Blu-ray courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment with this romantic drama that’s high on production values but low on emotional resonance.

Gandhi My Father Review

Bollywood delivers an engrossing look at the rarely-seen troubled family life of Mahatma Gandhi in this biopic of his eldest son, Harilal. The high-quality (for a change) DVD release is provided by distributor Eros International.

Cheeni Kum (Less Sugar) Review

Bollywood serves up, as <i>Cheeni Kum's</i> tagline states, a sugar-free romance in this witty comedy of age gap relationships. Stephen Horne samples the DVD from Eros International, which is sadly less palatable.

Don Review

A remake of the beloved 70s <i>masala</i> romp and one of Bollywood's biggest hits of 2006, <i>Don</i> is a thriller with little in the way of thrills starring Indian megastar Shah Rukh Khan. UTV's flawed 2-disc DVD release goes under reviewer Stephen Horne's microscope.

Phir Milenge Review

With Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty riding high on the success of her <i>Celebrity Big Brother</i> win, Stephen Horne picks an opportune time to take a look at her most celebrated performance in the HIV awareness drama <i>Phir Milenge ('We'll Meet Again')</i>, out on DVD from Tip Top Entertainment.

Lage Raho Munna Bhai Review

Following the success of 2003's <i>Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.</i>, Bollywood's favourite goons with hearts of gold Munna and Circuit are back for more fun and philosophy in this hit comedy sequel. Stephen Horne provides a review for the sadly feeble 2-disc release from Eros International. Check it out, <i>mamoo</i>!

Fanaa Review

A Bollywood DVD with quality to rival Hollywood offerings? Stephen Horne gazes on in amazement as he reviews the gorgeous 2-disc release from Yash Raj Films of the recent blockbuster romantic thriller <i>Fanaa</i>, starring Aamir Khan (of <i>Lagaan</i> fame) and Kajol.

Kyon Ki Review

Stephen Horne tries to stay sane as he reviews the lame-brained <I>Kyon Ki</I>, a partial remake of <I>One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest</I> from Bollywood starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor. Freemantle Media and WEG provide the equally displeasing UK DVD release.

Bluffmaster! Review

An uneven but entertaining comedy crime caper from Bollywood starring Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra. Stephen Horne has reviewed the newly-released two-disc DVD set from UTV that boasts one of the most pleasing transfers ever seen on an Indian DVD.

Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (I Did Not Kill Gandhi) Review

A mixed year for Indian cinema, 2005 was rounded off with this fine drama produced by and starring Anupam Kher (<i>'Bend It Like Beckham'</i>) that features none of Bollywood's typical glitz and music. Stephen Horne has reviewed the less-than-pleasing DVD from distributor Yash Raj Films.

Sholay Review

Marking the 30th anniversary of its historic release, Stephen Horne has reviewed the DVD release from Eros Entertainment of the legendary Bollywood action film <i>Sholay</i>; a beloved 'curry western' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Review

Stephen Horne has reviewed Yash Raj Films' two-disc DVD set of the 1995 film <I>Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge</I>, a classic Bollywood romantic comedy starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol that recently celebrated its 500th week in a row playing in Indian cinemas.

Black Review

Stephen Horne has reviewed the Yash Raj Films DVD release of the songless Bollywood film <i>Black</i>, an enchanting period drama starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Muhkerji that is tipped to be Indian cinema's ticket to victory at the 2006 Oscars.

Swades Review

Stephen Horne has reviewed UTV's two disc release of one of the most progressive Bollywood films in recent years, <i>Swades</i>; writer/director Ashutosh Gowariker's long-awaited follow-up to his Oscar-nominated <i>Lagaan</i>.

Veer-Zaara Review

Bollywood's biggest blockbuster hit of 2004; Stephen Horne reviews Yash Chopra's disappointing film on Yash Raj Films' disappointing 2-disc DVD set.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Review

Stephen Horne examines the DVD release from Yash Raj Films of one of Hindi cinema's most enjoyable and colourful musicals starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherji in DVD Times' first Bollywood review.

Bollywood: An Introduction to Hindi Cinema

Kicking of some more in-depth coverage of Hindi films for DVD Times, newcomer Stephen Horne has put together this introduction to the largest movie business in the world.

Bollywood: An Introduction to Hindi Cinema

Kicking of some more in-depth coverage of Hindi films for DVD Times, newcomer Stephen Horne has put together this introduction to the largest movie business in the world.