Holiday DVD's

I don’t need holiday movies because I’m in Africa.  It’s December so I’ll be frolicking in the sun.  My apologies if you live in the Scandinavian countries, United Kingdom or north of the United States.  Keep warm and bring out the popcorn and a box of tissues.

TITLE
DIRECTOR
STORYLINE
Kurbaan
Rensil D’Silva
What do you know about your quiet neighbour?
Dulha Mil Gaya
Mudassar Aziz
Same old story but beautiful images set in Trinidad and Tobago
What’s your Rashee?
Ashutosh Gowariker
Celebrates Priyanka Chopra’s beauty and questions Non-Resident Indians.
Jodhaa Akbar
Ashutosh Gowariker
Great grandfather of the man who build Taj Mahal.
Terra Jadoo Chal Gayaa
A. Muthu
Taj Mahal love story.
Devdas
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
There are ‘good’ women and ‘bad’ women.  She’s not good enough for my son, son destroys himself beyond repair.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Love marriage vs. arranged marriage?  I love her enough to let her go.
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Karan Johar
Love and betrayal in New York City.
Khuda Gawah
Mukul Anand
I will wait for you.  Fierce dancing.
Kya Kehna
Kundan Shah
Abortion?
Vivah
Sooraj Barjatya
An unusual twist to arranged marriages.
Ek Vivaah
Kaushik Ghatak
Love marriage and longing.
Om Jai Jagadish
Anupam Kher
Indian students in America.  Do they return home or become NRI’s?
Bhool Bhulaiya
Abbas Mustan
Castles, resident ghosts, big family under one roof, exquisite Indian dance, Vidya Bala at her best.
Aankhen
Vipul Amrutlal Shah
Three blind men rob a bank
Ab Tumare Hawale Watan Sathiyo
Anil Sharma
War movie, India and Pakistan.  Should war widow re-marry?
Three Idiots
Raj Kumar Hirani
They are not idiots.
Kaminey
Vishal Bhardwaj
Gritty, about dark side of horse racing, lighting very poor to depict real life on the streets and low income housing

Nonqaba waka Msimang is the author of Sweetness the novel.  Buy the book.

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