Tag: Beth Watkins

“Vinod Khanna: Masculinity So Adaptable”

The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins offers a memoriam for Vinod Khanna at Beth Loves Bollywood with “Vinod Khanna: Masculinity So Adaptable.” “In the palette of fillum masculinity circa 1980 that ranges from petulant man-child to aggressive, absurd machismo to ideals-based philosophizing to starry-eyed lover, he tapped into points […]

Shashi Kapoor, Shooting Star!

The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins reviews Aseem Chhabra’s Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star for Indian Express. “Of all the Hindi film stars from the 1960s to 1980s, how could people forget Shashi Kapoor? He did everything. He was a major mainstream hero and a stalwart of multi-starrers, […]

Kismat

At Beth Loves Bollywood, the Gutter’s own Beth reviews Manmohan Desai’s Kismat. “I’m on a mission to watch all of Manmohan Desai’s movies before the end of this academic semester, and unless one of the remainders*¬†turns out to be absolute duds, Kismat¬†is taking the prize for the worst […]