Bollywood and Cricket are almost synonymous to Entertainment in India. The moment people want to chill or relax, these two things first popup in their mind. Many times Bollywood pushes cricket to back seat when options are measured.
This book is not only for movie buffers but for anyone who wants to take a tour on Bollywood in general. I must appreciate the efforts of the author on the assortment of movies that she has done. Carefully handpicked gems of Bollywood. A mixture of both classics as well as the most recent one’s.
Few of them are cult movies and we have grown watching them. A mixed bag of movies from all genres.
Book Review of Bolly Talkies
Name of the Book – Bolly Talkies
Author – Archana Srivastava
Publisher – Blogchatter
Format – Ebook
Language – English
Rating – 4/5
About the Author
She is an MBA Graduate with academic experience. Loving Wife and doting mother of two wonderful kids. Passionate about singing and dancing . Celebrating festivals with family and hanging out with friends give her immense pleasure. Writing has been her passion since childhood. A chirpy and fun-loving girl by heart.
*This ebook is divided into 26 chapters that highlight a Bollywood movie or the protagonist character of the movie. She has begun with the character of Amiran from the legendary movie “Umrao Jaan”. The character and the movie that is etched forever in our hearts.
* Each chapter gives a sneak peek of the movie by briefing the storyline. The best thing that I liked about this ebook was the connect that the author has tried to establish with the movie by mentioning the life lessons that she has learnt. Many movies have also influenced her thought process and her interests during her growing years.
* Apart from introducing gems of Bollywood from across the genre, the author has also introduced actors from the comedy genre and yesteryears who ruled the silver screen during their heyday.
* Friendship has always ruled at the box office and the author has beautifully mentioned few evergreen movies that one can watch in loops. These movies are an all-time favourite for everyone.
* The author could have elaborated the ebook a little more.Mention of Kid’s movies and legendary actresses who ruled over the silver screen more than a decade could have glorified this ebook more. Mention of Indian actresses like veteran Waheeda Raman, evergreen beauty Madhubala, Tragedy queen Meena Kumari could have given readers a glimpse of legendary actressess who are still revered for their brillaint performances.
*The writing is lucid, and the vocabulary is simple, which helps the book in being a fast read.
This ebook is the best pick during this lockdown period when one tries to binge a good movie to relax and unwind from indoor challenges that we all are facing today. A good and insightful compilation of movies that is worth watching.
The author has carefully handpicked the best among the humongous collection of movies that Bollywood provides.
Grab this ebook and vanquish your boredom by binge watching on Bollywood gems that you might have missed .It will be your guiding star while selecting movies from the vast ocean of Bollywood.
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