A very Bollywood Christmas

‘Tis the season…for Christmas movie marathons…and Bollywood!  Check out Awāra, BandiniVeer-Zaara, Devdas, Pyaasa, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (top Bollywood Law movies (PDF) per Michael H. Hoffheimer),and other Bollywood movies in the D’Angelo Law Library and Regenstein Library DVD collections.  Regenstein Library has Hum Tum, a romantic comedy similar to When Harry Met Sally.  The Law Library recently added these new favorites of Hindi cinema: 1947 Earth, Gulaal, Jab We Met, Jodhaa Akbar, Mother India, Saathiya, Swades, and Water.  You can find other Bollywood movies via Lens by searching for:  Hindi feature films (or motion pictures). 

Bollywood Hollywood  by Deepa Mehta, while not strictly a Bollywood movie (it was filmed in Canada), has fun song-and-dance numbers.  Bride & Prejudice is an upbeat, Bollywood-style, musical take on Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and PrejudiceBand Baaja Baarat is also great (partners in a wedding planning business fall in love).  Enjoy!  And…Happy Holidays!

              

   Veer-Zaara cover        Cover of Hum Tum        Saathiya cover

 

 

About Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law, D'Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago Law School
This entry was posted in Foreign & International Law, General News, Law. Bookmark the permalink.
  • Delicious
  • Facebook
  • RSS Feed
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter