By Hindustan Times
Bollywood often celebrates itself by making movies that look at the nuances of film-making. Sometimes, there is a story of a film within a film.
Om Shanti Om (2007) is probably the biggest tribute to the crazy world of Bollywood. There was a procession of films that flitted in and out it. To start with, we had Dreamy Girl, then there was Maa Bharti and some more spoofs during a awards function scene.
Khamosh (1985), Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s second feature, was a murder mystery unfolding during a film shoot. Amol Palekar and Shabana Azmi were the lead stars in this flick called Aakhri Khoon.
Gol Maal (1979) Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s double-Amol, single-Utpal, moustachioed comedy had Deven Verma playing himself. He was working for a ‘mythological mystery suspense drama’ called Parvati Ka Pati Kaun?
Luck By Chance (2009), Zoya Akhtar’s debut, set in the film industry,