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…

Which female celebrities are particularly good with their makeup?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: My vote goes for the gorgeous Anushka Shetty. Whether it is a minimal make-up look or if she goes all out to get a medieval Indian queen’s royal look, Anushka (or her make-up artists) get it right every single time. She is not exactly lean and svelte, and hence it…

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…

Is the Telugu movie Bahubali a real story from history?

Or Fantasy script created by Director Rajamouli Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: As per his own admission, the story of Baahubali is a work of fiction that took form in the mind of S.S. Rajamouli’s father K.V. Vijayendra Prasad. I had, however, come across the name of Mahishmati earlier. I have seen it mentioned in…

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…