As I wrote for my Finnish readers back in 2012, Katrina Kaif was really a hit a name in Bollywood during that time, and looking at her now, in 2018, she is still having almost the same speed of movie premieres.
Katrina born in 1983, it has been nice to follow her career, like how she went as a British actress to India and Bollywood and learned the Hindi language side by side with her acting.
Below are listed all the Katrina Kaif -movies and the movie soundtracks made so far. If the movie is mentioned with its director, then it will be a direct link to the movie itself and its trailer.
And if a movie has a Finnish review by Indivue, you will find that in the star link. But to make it sweet and simple, I mention here already, that I’ve seen some ¾ of Katrina Kaif -movies, and so far the best movies have been Namastey London, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, New York and Raajneeti, which also belong to the Best of Bollywood Movies in this Millennium. Very nice music can also be found in many of her movies, like Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Bang Bang, and also in her only Telugu movie Allari Pidugu, which you will also find here.
So enjoy this musical experience, mostly Bollywood, from Katrina Kaif -movies provided by Apple Music, and Indivue!
Had I known for sure then, back in 2005, that someday these Bollywood movies from Goa will be as easily available with subtitles as they are now through internet, Apple Music and iTunes, I might have stressed a bit less –
I might have taken a bit less photos and videos, been less sad about by my miserable camera with so less pixels back in the mid 2000’s and envied less about them film makers and other photoprofessionals with expensive cameras producing their beautiful big images and movies from those inspiring surroundings.
Also I might not have carried my camera everywhere in that heat just because people really needed to know about this amazing travel destination and the beautiful nature of Goa, India. I might have been more relaxed, had I known there will be Facebook and YouTube and Google+ and Instagram and that people will eventually get to know about everything, slowly but surely.
But on the other hand, of all these movies shot in Goa, it is Woh Lamhe and Finding Fanny which are expressing the atmosphere of Goa the best in my opinion, and for some reason it is just those movies which are not available in iTunes for people to see. Luckily there is Dilwale, among others, which has also nice scenes.
And yet – there’s still so many stories and scenes left in Goa to make a film about, or a photograph or a painting, for those who dare and care –
Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has been making movies for over 25 years now and here below I’ve listed all the Shah Rukh Khan -movies from his second decade as an actor, from 2002-2012, together with all the movie soundtracks for you to hear.
If the name of the movie director is mentioned, then it will be a direct link to the movie in guestion together with its trailer. Movies will be available in America, UK, India, and many other countries.
If you don’t know from which movie to start, let me recommend at least these movies: Devdas, Shakti: The Power, Chalte Chalte, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Veer-Zaara, Om Shanti Om and Raj Ne Bana Di Jodi. Many of them Shah Rukh Khan -movies I’ve reviewed in Finnish during the past ten years.
Enjoy your Bollywood experience here and do come back for more!
Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has been making movies for over 25 years now. Here below I’ve listed all the Shah Rukh Khan -movies from his first decade as an actor, 1992-2002, together with all the movie soundtracks for you to hear.
If the name of the movie is mentioned together with the director, then it will be a direct link to the movie and the movietrailer in question, and they are available mostly in America, UK and India, at least.
Anyways, these are my favorites Shah Rukh Khan -movies from the first decade of his: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hey Ram, Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushie Kabhi Gham, Devdas and Shakti: The Power.
Deepika Padukone is one of the most famous Indian actresses, born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore, India. Quick look at Deepika Padukone’s Wikipedia-page reveals the incredible achievements she has made in just twelve years. But on the other hand, looking at Deepika Padukone -films, it was hard to believe, that the great film Om Shanti Om was Deepika’s first Hindi film ever, back in 2007.
Here down below are listed all Deepika’s movies, which are mostly Bollywood, excluding her first Kannada film Aishwarya, her first Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan and her first Hollywood film xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
All Deepika’s movies which you are able to find from iTunes are listed here together with the names of their directors, and those links will take you straight to these movies and their trailers. You will be able to rent them at least most likely in America, if not in your own country. But the music and all the soundtracks from all Deepika Padukone’s movies can be enjoyed anywhere in the world through Apple Music -service here at Indivue’s now – So enjoy your musical adventure!
All Deepika Padukone -films and music from the movies:
Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has been making films for over 25 years now and he is the best known actor of Hindi cinema, outside India. Although, an interesting point to be made is that, unlike Irffhan Khan, Tabu, Amitabh Bachchan or Deepika Padukone, I don’t recall seeing Shah Rukh Khan acting in any foreign movies, outside Bollywood. Instead, nowadays Shah Rukh Khan keeps bringing Bollywood to West – Like in his latest movie Jab Harry Met Sejal Shah Rukh Khan was seen as a tour guide in Amsterdam. And we like it like that also.
Jab Harry Met Sejal, Raj Ne Bana Di Jodi, Veer-Zaara and plenty of other Shah Rukh Khan -movies and their trailersare nowadays easily available in iTunes, at least in America, UK, India and Finland. Down below I’ve linked all those movies with the names of their directors, so you can easily find and check the movies or the trailers!
But what is the best thing today is that you don’t need to travel all the way to India to find your movies, or even better – Bollywood music. Since we know that it is not only SRK who enchants you in his movies, but a lot has got to do with the great music in them, we are happy to find all the music and soundtracks of all the Shah Rukh Khan -movies from 1992 till 2017 in Apple Music -service!
Here below I’ve listed shortcuts to the latest Shah Rukh Khan -movies, from 2012-2017, and the earlier movies you will find in the links, so enjoy your musical adventure!
Travel Opus to Bollywood and Hindi cinema is one of Indivue’s web publications. Online since 2005 both in Finnish and in English languages. All the articles related to Bollywood, Hindi cinema and Indian movies.
In 2018 Indivue’s Travel Opus to Bollywood renews itself – It will now also guide you to listen to the excellent music from these movies!
In addition you will find plenty of good Bollywood movies to watch. With English subtitles. All this with the guidance of Indivue’s Travel Opus to Bollywood (Fin. Matkaopus Bollywoodiin).
So let us start with the introduction to the Travel Opus to Bollywood, which is a video called a Successful landing in Mumbai (the home of Bollywood). Video, images and music by Indivue.
History of Indian cinema in short
Hindi cinema is known by the name of Bollywood, because they combined the names of Hollywood and Bombay. (Nowadays Bombay is known as Mumbai, and the commercial capital of India.)
India itself is a huge country where they speak several languages. India has over 20 official languages and the movies are produced with over 30 different languages. The biggest and most important languages are Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Oriya, Malayalam and Bhojpuri.
Movie itself came to India in 7th of July 1896.
The first Indian document was a wrestling match in Mumbai, Hanging Garden, in 1897.
Alam Ara in 1931 was the first Indian movie with a sound, and a year later came the first movie with a background music. It was called Chandidas.
The first Indian movie in the Venice Film Festival was seen in 1934. It was called Seeta and it got also the first international reward.
Famous Indian movie awards are National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, Stardust Awards, Star screen Awards, Bollywood Movie Awards and Zee Cine Awards.
The first Indian movie with singing was Bhagya Shakra in 1935.
The first commercially successful movie in India was Chandra Lekha in 1948.
The Indivue Travel Opus to Bollywood in Finnish tells you about the Bollywood movie premieres also. The previous link will tell you what was happening last year, in 2017. Most of those movies have come for sale by now!
The linking music samples attached here tell you some essential names behind the music in Hindi movies, like Lata Mangehskar, Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Lucky Ali, Shreya Goshal and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
It is good to mention that all the Indian movies reviewed in Indivue have been seen through Western eyeglasses. That way much of the movie experience is based on translated English subtitles made by somebody else. This might also explain why some masterpieces in Hindi cinema do not ring the bell of the Finnish viewer. And it goes vice versa as well, of course.
It might be very interesting for an Indian to see, what do the Western people like in Bollywood.
The first Bollywood movie I saw in an Indian movie theatre was called Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, and that was in Mumbai back in 2006, and in Regal Cinema. Find the article about that movie and Regal Cinema here.Those were the poor days for bloggers, when computers were withering slow and internet connections between Europe and India even more slower.
Some ten years later I got to see another movie in an Indian movie theatre, and that was Shamitabh, a movie partially shot in Finland.
But dvds and blurays have always been my number one because those movies had English subtitles in them. Luckily nowadays it is easy to see Bollywood movies with English subtitles also through Apple and iTunes.
About the actresses in Hindi cinema:
The best and most well known female actresses nowadays in Bollywood are:
Back in 2012 Indivue wrote an article Celebrating the 100 years of Bollywood movies. In that article there’s over 70 movies with English subtitles from one decade reviewed by Indivue, and nowadays this updated article comes with music, so do check it out and feel the rhythm!
Indivue has been making this Travel Opus to Bollywood for over ten years. The latest updates are the safe links to Apple Music and iTunes -services, through which you can easily find Bollywood movies and music. (Apple and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.)
This video here was shot in the streets of Amsterdam, and what a coincidence – Lata Mangehskar happened to be singing on the radio. She is one of the most well-known singers in Bollywood films, and it has been this way for decades.
After this short video of mine you will get to see some more YouTubevideos about Amsterdam and things related, so take a nice posture and enjoy your armchairtrip!
Back in 2014 there was also one good Bollywood movie shot partially in Amsterdam. The movie was called Queen, and it was starring Kangana Ranaut (She has had the main role also in other nice Bollywood films like Fashion, Woh Lamhe and Tanu weds Manu). Queen was almost a four star movie according to Indivue, but the problem with that movie, like with many other Bollywood movies which have been shot in the West, like Shah Rukh Khan’s latest film Jab Harry met Sejal, was that it was giving a very one-sided view of an European lifestyle – I mean, if I was an Indian watching Bollywood-movies, I might even start to think that all that Westerners do is party, celebrate and seduce each other, one after the other. Of course that is not the case. But, coincidentally, it might even look like that in the real life in Goa and some other touristic places in India. YouTubers really need to see an effort and make more videos to show what the real life in Europe is like, isn’t it?
Anyways, this other video from Amsterdam tells you about the great painter Vincent Van Gogh. A few months back, in 2017, an animation movie about Van Gogh was released. That movie was called Loving Vincent, and the scenes were totally painted with oilcolours. One has to raise one’s hat for the huge amount of work and effort they had put for that movie. Still, I definitely do recommend you to read the great book about Vincent Van Gogh, written by Irving Stone, to get the whole picture of that artist’s life. And to remember to support the living artists as well.
Ever since 2005 Indivue has been writing this unique, first of its kind, Travel Opus to Bollywood (in Finnish “Matkaopus Bollywoodiin”), telling the readers about the Bollywood movies and the stars as well as about traveling in India, both in Finnish and in English, in websites like www.indivue.blogspot.com and www.indivue.com as well as through various social media channels like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
It was only in 2013 when Bollywood movie premieres started regularly coming to some theathers in Finland. Before that Bollywood movies were only shown once a year during Love & Anarchy -film festival in Helsinki.
Nowadays Bollywood movies are even more easier to see than, lets say 10 years ago, when you had to travel all the way to India to get some. Not to mention UK.
Still, in case you’re not familiar with Bollywood or Indian cinema, it is about time you did that. But for the time being, before this opus being translated, you can
Indivuen Matkaopus Bollywoodiin on vuodesta 2005 alkaen kirjoitettu, blogattu ja sometettu kokoelma artikkeleita ja arvioita parhaimmista Bollywood-elokuvista ja -näyttelijöistä sekä ylipäätään Intiasta matka- ja kuvauskohteena. Löydät teoksen suomeksi oheisesta linkistä!
Allthough Chennai is very well known for its own film industry, Tamil cinema, also known as Kollywood, there was also one nice Bollywood movie shot there, which is Chennai Express, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.
Back in 2013 when this Chennai Express movie was originally released, it was also seen in theatres in Finland. Indivue reviewed the movie Chennai Express in Finnish here.