As has been the case for most of a year now, Bollywood movies continue their reign at the top of the charts in our household. Perhaps this popularity is due to several characteristics that Paulette et al. have identified in Indian films:

Along with dramatic dance sequences, Indian movies feature superb costumes with unconventional-yet-effective juxtapositions of brilliant colors. As Paulette explained to me the other day, quoting Diana Vreeland's delightful metaphor: "Pink is the navy blue of India."

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TopicLanguage - TopicEntertainment - TopicSociety - TopicHumor - 2004-04-19

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