Countdown Lists

No. 1: Seven Samurai
March 26, 2010

No. 1: Seven Samurai

It’s hardly contestable. This samurai movie by an iconic Japanese director tops our list.

No. 2: Godzilla
March 25, 2010

No. 2: Godzilla

Over 50 years old, this iconic monster of a film is second on our countdown.

No. 3: Ringu
March 24, 2010

No. 3: Ringu

Spine-tingling ‘J-Horror’ movie that pioneered a revolution is third on our list.

No. 4: Spirited Away
March 23, 2010

No. 4: Spirited Away

The award-winning film by famed Japanese director is fourth most influential on our list.

3, 2, 1…Japanese Cinema
March 19, 2010

3, 2, 1…Japanese Cinema

Now over 100 years old, Japan’s movie industry is a force to be reckoned with.

November 18, 2009

Top Actor No. 1 -Shahrukh Khan

Indian Cinema Series ’Shahrukh Khan’ (also Shah Rukh Khan) has a rather regal ring to it-appropriate for a figure who looms so large over the Bollywood scene that his most famous nickname graces the cover of the book, King of Bollywood: Shah Ruk

November 17, 2009

Top Actor No. 2 - Aamir Khan

Indian Cinema Series Aamir Khan is a somewhat mysterious figure on the Bollywood scene. I say that, because he doesn’t play the celebrity game the way many stars do. Take for example, the fact that he won’t attend Indian film award shows, even t

November 16, 2009

Top Actor No. 3 - Salman Khan

Indian Cinema Series The slick, muscular torso of devoted bodybuilder Salman Khan is a familiar sight to anybody who follows the Bollywood scene, who is No. 3 on our Top Indian Actors countdown.  The well-sculpted celebrity has been in the

November 13, 2009

Top Actor No. 4 - Amitabh Bachchan

Indian Cinema Series  Yesterday marked day 570 of Amitabh Bachchan’s diary-style blog, and his entry today already has over 300 comments posted to it. Some days more than 600 fans reach out to the megastar via this channel, churning out heartfel

November 12, 2009

Top Actor No. 5 - Hrithik Roshan

Indian Cinema Series The 2000s saw a flurry of activity in Bollywood. Increased global interest led to more international releases which, combined with what was seen as an overall boost in film quality and innovation and surge in urban theatre c

November 12, 2009

Resistance is Futile. It's the Bollywood seduction

Having wrapped up our countdown of actresses yesterday, I’m now jumping straight into our list of Top 5 Actors in Indian Cinema.  And on a more personal note, I’ve recently joined some on-line Bollywood fan groups and started following the lates

November 11, 2009

Top Actress No. 1 - Katrina Kaif

Indian Cinema Series Who out there hasn’t tried at least once ‘googling’ their own name? Well, if Katrina Kaif has, she would only be one of thousands, perhaps millions, to have entered her name in that search box–the actress, who is No. 1 on o

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