With the frightening decline of quality in Bollywood music this past decade, we would like to say that this year…was not much different. Nevertheless, there were a few songs that were a much welcomed breath of fresh air. Our resident music expert Sana Anam Anwar takes you through the Top 10 Bollywood Songs of 2010.
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With the start of 2011 and a slew of eagerly anticipated movies hitting the marquee soon, we took you back to the worst the Bollywood fraternity had to offer in 2010. Now that you’ve seen the bad and the ugly, it’s only fair we bring you the good. Saniya Tabani returns with the Top 10 Best Bollywood Movies of 2010 below, once again in no particular order. Read on to see if your favorites made the list!
It was as busy a year as ever for the Hindi film industry with many highly anticipated releases, as well as the return of the multi-starrer effect. But as is often the case, the public prefers quality over quantity, and it looks like our friends over in tinsel town are yet to get the memo. And so continued the resurgence of 80s masala at a time when we thought we had moved on to more intelligent cinema. Our film expert, Saniya Tabani, brings you her ten most disappointing films of 2010 (in no particular order) out of amchi Mumbai.
It was a year of triumph and tragedy, a period that was as progressive as it was marred by political turmoil. Thousands of lives perished in Pakistan floods, and an estimated 20 million people were affected or displaced. In neighboring India, Maoist threats proliferated throughout the country, while garment workers in Bangladesh took to the streets to protest wages. As per the norm, it was through sports that South Asians saw respite, albeit at the cost of some scandal. Below, Divanee recaps the year that was in South Asian news stories.
The year 2010 still sounds like it should be the setting of a futuristic sci-fi movie, yet somehow, it’s now a part of our past and 2011 is fast upon us. Twenty-ten saw its share of ups and downs, but we were lucky enough to witness a few truly miraculous moments of history in the making. Here, Divanee recaps the newsworthy moments that rocked 2010 — the good, the bad, the ugly.