What is something that needs to be said?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: The incessant obsession of people over celebrities needs to stop. When people take a liking to a celebrity (a movie star, a model, a politician, a singer, anybody at all), I have observed that they grow so obsessed with them that they go about digging into the personal lives of…

Why has Bollywood music lost its melody these days?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Think of all the melody songs in Bollywood. Now think of the way they were picturised. What do you see? Scenic locales. Two people in love. Or somebody pining for a loved one. Dreams. And so on. Well, cinema was inspired by actual society back then. It was an exaggerated…

What is the most visually-stunning movie ever made?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I guess it would come as no surprise if I were to nominate some of my most favorite movies ever in this answer. To set things straight, I’m a person who gives a LOT of importance to how something (and even someone, for that matter) is presented. I do appreciate…

What movies should I watch so I can appreciate life?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Here’s my little list… Charlie Language : Malayalam Theme : Talks about a girl’s quest to find out more about a mysterious guy that she knows so much about from different people and yet has never seen. He comes across as a complete enigma and she just cannot control her…

Who are the best aunties of Bollywood?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: There could be two ways of answering this question… Best actresses who have done the role of aunties in Bollywood movies Real life aunts who dote over their actor/actress sibling’s kids, or vice versa There are plenty of examples from both categories. Some of my favorite actresses who have already…

What are some lavish Bollywood weddings?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: When speaking of lavish Bollywood weddings, I am reminded of several weddings that I feasted my eyes on. The people who got married strangely didn’t seem that important when compared to the grandeur of the festivities…the venue, the rituals, the dresses, the associated event, the jewelry…for anyone that’s a princess…

Who is the best dressed TV/movie character?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have a handful of TV/movie looks of characters that I really like… Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Scarlett O’Hara (Vivien Leigh) in ‘Gone with the Wind’ Paro (Aishwarya Rai) in ‘Devdas’ Jai (Prabhas) in ‘Mirchi’ Jejjamma (Anushka Shetty) in ‘Arundhati’ Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) in ‘Fifty…

Which are the most clichéd scenes in Indian movies?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Ah! Where do I even start? The thing is, we have all grown so used to these things that most of them don’t even seem clichéd anymore! ‘But that’s how it’s supposed top be, no?’ 😛 The super-bike tricks So the hero is always a master stuntman on them superbikes…