cast: Pat Cusick, Om Puri, Navin Nischol
by Nagesh Kukunoor
stormed into the film scene three years back with his low-production
movie, HYDERABAD BLUES turning into a phenomenal success and probably
the movie that kicked off a series of such-low budget Hinglish movies
like Bombay Boys,
ABCD, Dollar Dreams, SNIP and what not!
did return last year with his second venture, ROCKFORD, about a boy
and his boarding school adventures.
he comes with another movie, this time with the Indian movie industry
as its backdrop. Certainly the movie already has similarities with
that of Bombay Boys. And one has to wait and see if Nagesh can bring
about any major difference to the whole thing.
unlucky American actor Pat (Pat Cuscik) lands up in India thinking he
could give it a shot at Bollywood. And thus he is cast in a movie
alongwith a so-called legendary Indian actor in a film to be produced
by a typical filmi producer Subra (Om Puri).
rest of the movie does highlight the usual set backs anyone in the
industry has to go through before bringing a movie to the big screen.
Well, the refreshing performance of Nasserudin Shah in BOMBAY BOYS is
still fresh in our heads. Let's see whether veteran Om Puri can better
ROCKFORD, director Nagesh Kukunoor has also ensured that there is a
good music score to back him up
hope the talented young director can come up with another winner with
BOLLYWOOD CALLING, especially when the big makers of Bollywood
themselves can't get it right.