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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

On Disappointment with Hindi Films

When I was a high-schooler, there was this film Pyar To Hona Hi Tha. How I liked that one! I bunked classes twice to go watch that movie. Later, I came across the movie French Kiss, and was so disappointed that one of my favourite movies was a rip-off!

Deja vu, repeats all over again! I just found that Life In A Metro took the lending-out-the-apartment-to-superiors idea from The Apartment. Saving grace, that idea remains one of the various sub-plots in the movie and the meat of the story takes a different angle, who knows copied from where.

Gah!

2 comments:

ArSENik said...

Life in a Metro is a lot like Love Actually in terms of concept. However, I don't remember the nitty gritty of the stories being that similar. I mean, c'mon, Love Actually did not have Garam Paaji in an understated Viagra-stock-boosting romantic performance!

Puranjoy said...

Garam Paaji packed a mean punch in Metro.