I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with twenty-two new additions to the catalog! About half of these titles were on Netflix years ago, but the rest — films like Highway, Mohenjo Daro, and PK — are available on the service for the first time. I’m excited that three more of director Vishal Bhardwaj’s movies have joined the catalog. Here are all the titles added today:
Fans of Project Runway will enjoy this inside look at the seamy side of the fashion industry. Priyanka Chopra (a former Miss World herself) plays Meghna, a small-town girl who dreams of becoming a supermodel. Her morals are put to the test as her star rises; quaintly, she considers wine and cigarettes gateway drugs. Apart from the stereotypical treatment of gay characters, Fashion has continuity, believable performances and enough content for a TV mini-series.
This review originally appeared in The Naperville Sun on November 6, 2008