Posts from the “Movies Shoovies” Category

The Last Action Hero

Posted on April 2, 2012

As it turns out, apart from being the World ‘We did it for Sachin Tendulkar’ day, 2nd April is also Ajay Devgan’s birthday. There was a time in the early nineties during my formative years(though the quantity of formation that happened in those formative years is debatable) when I was a die-hard Ajay Devgan fan. I mean, after mom convinced me that I cannot possibly be Sunny Deol ever, even if they feed me Complan intravenously. Those were tough times and I needed a new  hero, a new idol. And Ajay Devgan dirtbiked into my life.   (Classy since 1990)   For a scrawny teenager with a before-fairness-challenges complexion and side-parted hair, Ajay Devgan was the perfect idol. When Jigar released, I was regularly…


Ra.One – No pun

Posted on October 28, 2011

*May contain spoilers, poor opinions and poorer words. Discretion advised.* I was dragged to Ra.One, first day first show on Thursday. It was a very pleasant day. Rainy Diwali morning in Chennai. And nothing, I repeat, Nothing could have ruined my mood. So I didn’t mind paying the autowallah 300 bucks to take us to AGS, Villivakkam. I didn’t mind standing in a line because they didn’t have enough 3D glasses.  I didn’t mind the 250 Rs. Ticket(with free popcorn and a can of Coke, mind you). And I didn’t mind sitting through a movie that has the best robots in the hindi film industry. (When you’ve seen Vivah thrice in a multiplex, your balls become platinum coated) And because I was determined to…


Sunny side up!

Posted on October 20, 2011

When I was kid, I wanted to be Sunny Deol when I grew up. That was till Ajay Devgan came around and Mom started telling me that if he can become a hero, I can too. I even went all Karate Kid after watching Jigar, trying to hit boiled eggs after tossing them into air or punching into warm sand while screaming ‘HYYEEAAAH’. Dad put an end to all those dreams when I started blaming him for not being an Action Director. I ended up being an Industrial engineer, a software tester and a blogger, but we digress. It was Sunny Paaji’s birthday yesterday and like all other celebrity birthdays, it was celebrated on Twitter with much aplomb. I personally think that Sunny Deol…