Ramayana is the most popular Indian story ever told. Long Long Ago, in Ancient India... Rama, the prince of Ayodhya is the eldest son of King Dasrath, dark and handsome, a great warrior and...
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This is the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. It is an elaborated narration of Shiv and Shakti's separation and union, their journeys together, and how that affected and shaped the ... See full summary »
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Shah Rukh Khan,
Saif Ali Khan
This film takes a serious look at the lives of Westernized Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in North America (Whereas Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was about NRIs with Indian hearts, Pardes is ... See full summary »
Shah Rukh Khan,
Ramayana is the most popular Indian story ever told. Long Long Ago, in Ancient India... Rama, the prince of Ayodhya is the eldest son of King Dasrath, dark and handsome, a great warrior and epitome of all virtues. Rama is the original Indian super hero and fights an epic battle of good over evil with an amazing demonstration of heroism. Written by
I wanted to watch this movie so I could know a little about this story that I was curious about and afterwards I wished I hadn't, because this is a movie that couldn't instill religious appreciation in even a child. Even by the standards of children's fare it doesn't measure up. He-Man is a more relatable character than Ram, who is essentially a robot of virtue, who overcomes adversity while exerting no effort, ably defeating dastardly villains who pose no real threat and are actually rather pathetic, and we are supposed to cheer him on when the outcome is without doubt. Part of the problem is the CG animation, which it seems they spent the whole budget on some impressive backgrounds, while the characters' faces look like dolls. Dolls don't make good substitutes for actors because they can't emote. The other part of the problem is that it is written as an action movie squeezing out any content that could have a serious religious or educational value. The film built up to a war that seemed to last ten minutes, then a climactic battle between Ram and the demon king, wherein all Ram had to do was aim an arrow at his weak point, and they hyped that ending as much as they could to make it look difficult when Ram could have done that with his eyes closed.
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