Kudos, Cannes and Carnivores

It absolutely amazes me at the number of insightful and intellectual Bollywood bloggers that there are outside of India, and the recognition that is bestowed upon them. I discovered Filmi Girl through a copy of Filmfare and saw that So They Dance was also featured in the same magazine. Today, during my morning rounds I read a comment on Beth Loves Bollywood's blog from a magazine in India that would like to feature her. To each of these wonderful writers (and the many others out there that are equally wonderful) I just wanted to say thanks.

Thanks for your astute annotations, your witty observations, your perspicacious conclusions. I can only hope, one day, to be included in this extraordinary league with these exceptional writers.

That aside, I am thrilled at the level of recognition that India has achieved at Cannes this year.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attends the Spring Fever Premiere held at the Palais Des Festival. Look at that dress!

Aishwarya and Abhishek attend the Opening Ceremony Dinner at the Palais des Festivals

Hrithik Roshan poses with Latin American actress Barbara Mori during a portrait session to promote the movie "Kites" at the Majestic Hotel

And a sneak peek at their new film



If the poster and trailer are any indication, this is going to be one sexy, thrilling and exciting movie. I can not wait!

And a little non-Bolly from Cannes for my dearest friend...


The poster for 'New Moon' is unveiled

8 Response to "Kudos, Cannes and Carnivores"

  1. bollywooddeewana says:
    May 23, 2009 at 2:40 AM

    'I can only hope, one day, to be included in this extraordinary league with these exceptional writers'

    You are in a league of your own my dear, we all have our own different styles, just stay true to yourself and keep blogging from the heart, don't get carried away or sidetracked by beeing exceptional. Passionate writing goes a long way, which i can sense from your writings and which i believe Filmigirl,so they dance and Beth have which then eventually got them noticed

    Lots of love.....xx

  2. shell says:
    May 23, 2009 at 7:19 AM

    You are too kind! I'm not really looking for international recognition anyway. I started blogging just to connect with other Bollywood lovers, such as yourself. Thanks so much!!!!!

  3. Bhargav Saikia says:
    May 23, 2009 at 11:22 AM

    I agree with what Bollywooddeewana has said! You'll get there for sure..just be honest to your style :)

    Ash looked stunning in Cannes this year! I wasn't too impressed by the Kites trailer though..pretty run of the mill.

  4. Anonymous Says:
    May 23, 2009 at 4:44 PM

    Awwww Robert Pattinson...or my other favourite version of him...Edward Cullen...I still have 183 day to occupy my time till New Moon...god he looks fantastic in the that poster...Lady Gaga and Edward...that's all I need!!

    Thanks Dearest...you rock my world!
    K

  5. Jules says:
    May 23, 2009 at 10:14 PM

    Hrithik looks totally different in Kites... it looks like it'll be quite intense. Will be looking to watch that with you, Sis.

    What does "perspicacious" mean? I guess I'll never be in that league, if I don't even know what that word means!? LOL

  6. shell says:
    May 24, 2009 at 9:12 AM

    @ Bhargav - Whoever's styling Ash is doing a fantastic job.

    @K - You're welcome :)

    @Jules - I'm sure we will. Perspicacious is just a big word for observations. That's just me trying to be fancy.

  7. Daddy's Girl says:
    June 3, 2009 at 11:07 PM

    Ash looks amazing in that first picture... she has a great glow these days, looks as beautiful as she ever did... I am not looking forward to Kites... for some reason I think it won't be very good - but I hope they prove me wrong!

  8. shell says:
    June 4, 2009 at 6:56 AM

    @Daddy's Girl - Aish always seems to look so put together. I guess there are reasons why she's thought of as most beautiful in the world. As for Kites, I didn't know too much until I saw the trailer, but after reading Hrithik's comments the other day regarding it I may not see it just out of principal.