Bollywood 2017 Music Round-Up

Every year among the onslaught of movies releases, we are presented with album after album which often go unappreciated. Too often the fate of the movie tends to leave its soundtrack forgotten as words like ‘hit’ or ‘flop’ take precedence over all...

Monthly Music Roundup – December and January

Tired of poring through album after album searching for new music? Put off by repetitive soundtracks which are essentially more of the same? Magic Of Bollywood brings you our Monthly Music Roundup, where we bring you a whistle-stop tour of the best of...

The Most Anticipated Tamil Movies of 2018

With a new year comes renewed hope and expectations. With a fresh cascade of exciting new releases set to hit theatres in 2018, we thought it best to compile our list of the upcoming movies, stars and directors which we’re looking forward to...

Bollywood In 2017: The Year’s Best Films

While ‘underwhelming’ seems to be the resounding legacy of 2017 at the movies with many condemning it as Bollywood in crisis, this writer maintains that it has also been one of the most game-changing years in recent times. 2017 will be remembered...

Bollywood In 2017 : The Year’s Biggest Disappointments

This isn’t always the easiest list to define. It’s not exactly aimed at examining what you would call the ‘worst’ Bollywood films of 2017. If that were the case this piece would be dominated by the slew of films typically starring the...

Bollywood In 2017: The Year In Actors

That it has been a pretty poor year for Hindi cinema is far from breaking news. But despite the seemingly endless string of duds, there is much to be discussed, dissected and celebrated when it comes to the year in actors, their...

Bollywood In 2017: The Year’s Most Underrated Films

It’s that time of the year again when audiences are bombarded with various ‘Looking Back At The Year’ lists from publications left right, and centre. For writers, critics and film buffs at large, it is our hallowed time to whine, pine and...

Bollywood 2017 Mid-Year Report Card

If there was one word to describe 2017 so far at the movies, it would be – underwhelming. For all the talk over the last few years of Bollywood undergoing a period of transition, gravitating toward more ‘content-driven’ cinema, this year has...

Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Filmmaking?

Sermonising the death of cinema as we know it seems to have become an almost enjoyable past time for many within the entertainment industry. Whenever the world of film experiences any kind of sizeable transition, disruption or new technology at play, it...

A Beginner’s Guide To Marathi Cinema

To put things in perspective, India is a nation which makes films in over 40 languages and collectively produces more movies than any other country in the world. We are a nation overflowing with diversity in aspects such as people, culture, language...