Monday, May 08, 2006

my bollywood dreams



I have never aspired to make it big in Hollywood-- but Bollywood- thats another story. I am revealing one of my deep dark secrets- I would really like to be a Bollywood movie star- I really dig the singing and dancing- I really like the way they move, I love the facial expressions, the storylines dramatic, and the costumes are fun. After seeing people dance all over the world, you really realize how regional "moves" are. (okay some other time i will blog about one of my other favorite things -Melody Arabia- the 24 hr music video channel of the arab world)

So if you are looking for a good taste of bollywood you can check out, a must see is Lagaan. You think it sounds crazy to have a musical about a game of cricket- but really just watch the movie. The song and dance numbers are really fabulous (okay except for the one sung by the English lady).

I am afraid my blonde hair, green eyes, and inability to wag my head well will ultimately cut short my bollywood dreams.

what highly unlikely thing sounds fun to you?

11 comments:

Andrea said...

you could always dye your hair ;)lol

Nettie said...

I had never even heard of the term "Bollywood". I learn so much through blogs, especially from you smart people!

Gabriela said...

I had never heard of "bollywood" either, but I am sure you could make it if you put your mind to it! :).

P.S. I am tagging you. Visit my blog for the info.

smartmama said...

It's okay- you're not from India-- you guys will have to watch a bollywood flick to get a full understanding--at lagaan to your viewing list

Stephanie said...

I think Bollywood looks fun. I caught a glimpse of one once while channel flipping. The costumes are what caught me.

I would LOVE to be Princess Amneris in Tim Rice and Elton John's Aida. This will never happen because you have to be able to sing. I croak.

Susie Q said...

So I have only seen one Bollywood filrm (Bride and Prejudice) but I absoulutely loved it! I think you should go for it. Audition for the next Bollywood film. Just wear a wig. And get really tan.

ShelahBooksIt said...

We went to see that new Denzel Washington movie a few weeks ago (about a bank robbery in NY) and they had total bollywood music. It was so awesome-- my favorite part of the movie. I couldn't ever figure out how it related to the story, but it was still cool.

You have seen Bride and Prejudice, haven't you?

The Constant Gardener said...

I've heard the term, but never knew what it meant! thanks for enlightening me!

JD said...

you CAN DO IT!!

PS I just tagged you!!

smartmama said...

shelah its on my list to see - now it will move to the top of the list- themusic rocks- do you think my post-babies body would look good in a sari?

smartmama said...

http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/2006/05/11/blogging-about-india-bio-fuels-mangoes-bananas-chick-lit-and-bollywood/

my press