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Tri Star Superhits Pack

I’ve very much wanted to see Chiranjeevi’s 1993 film Mutha Mestri after I saw the fabulous video of “We Are Flowers” song. According to a research done by Cinema Chaat, the song is included only in the EVP version and

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Kathanayakudu and Kuselan

Superstar Project 4–5/174. WP • IMDb • LB (Tamil)WP • IMDb • LB (Telugu) It is finally the time to continue the Superstar Project. I finished watching P. Vasu’s Kathanayakudu (2008) already a couple of months ago but didn’t write

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A brief summary of June 2015

I watched Mithun Chakraborty’s 1982 Hindi film Disco Dancer. Epic songs! Guitar-phobia! Very funny. I was interested to see Buster Keaton’s 1923 American silent film Our Hospitality because S. S. Rajamouli’s Maryada Ramanna (2010) is a remake of it. The

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Mega Power Quiz! #1

With this post I’m starting yet another new experimental post series. This time it’s called Mega Power Quiz and it’s a quiz game for my (probably nonexistent?) readers. There might be no one who would be interested to take part

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A brief summary of April–mid-May 2015

Bollywood expedition update I continued my Hindi adventures with a 7.5 hours long Dhoom marathon. I liked the third part the most. Abhishek looks just like young Amitabh! I also finally watched 7 Khoon Maaf and My Name Is Khan.

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Best of 2014

Movies that released in 2014 Best Film (Tamil): Jigarthanda Best Film (Telugu): Manam Second Best Film (Telugu): 1: Nenokkadine Best Action Film: Action Jackson Best Star Cast: Yevadu Best Comedian: Brahmanandam in Race Gurram Best Song: “Engae Pogudho Vaanam” by

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Preethse: A Violent Love Story!

WP • LB What kind of movie advertises itself as “A Violent Love Story”?! Oh, it’s an Upendra movie, I should have guessed. Upendra is famous for this kind of stuff. Preethse (“Love Me”), a 2000 Kannada movie, is actually

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A brief summary of March 2015

I don’t always write new blog posts when something cool happens, so maybe I should periodically summarize the most relevant unblogged things from a longer period of time into a single post. This is a brief summary of the most

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Chandramukhi and Nagavalli

Superstar Project 2/174. WP • IMDb • LB To begin with, here is Rajinikanth’s title screen for the Superstar Project’s title card gallery. In 2005 it’s already quite shiny. Chandramukhi is a Tamil superstar starrer from 2005, directed by P.

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Student No.1 (Aaj Ka Mujrim)

WP • IMDb • LB The DVD release of S. S. Rajamouli’s debut film Student No.1 (2001) would really need the English subtitles. I had postponed watching it in a hope that someday I would be fluent enough in Telugu

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