Pad Man

Countless Bollywood actors are rising up in support of the film Pad Man, based on the true story of a man whose pad-making skills changed India and women’s health. It’s a fantastic film celebrating a feminine hygiene pioneer. It has been powerful to see some of India’s most famous faces holding a pad. No big…

Baar Baar Dekho– Look Again and Again

“You were my yesterday, you will be my tomorrow, and you are always my now.” Baar Baar Dekho The Hindi language is always poetic, just like its films. When asked what she hopes people will take away from the film Baar Baar Dekho, Katrina Kaif said: “Not to take the people in your life for…

Bollywood Icons

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love celebrating women of all cultures. I have my favorite French women, my favorite Spanish women, favorite Latinas, and high-powered women I admire… Now, it’s time to celebrate the women who inspire me in the Bollywood industry. Sonam Kapoor: Hilariously outspoken, incredibly stylish, and an advocate for health and true beauty. Protagonist…

This Month’s Picks: December 2014

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz Another year coming to a close. Stay inspired. Here are my picks from December; the little things that made me smile. 🙂 1] Ellen White chosen as one of Smithsonian’s 100 Most Significant Americans. She has certainly had an ENORMOUS impact on my life, and it’s nice to see such an inspired…

Valentine’s Day

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Jean Valjean, Les Miserables By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Valentines Day! I thought the storyline in the ad [above] was so cute…and Hrithik Roshan looks ah-ma-zing. Here is a beautiful remix of songs that I found. Paying some tribute to a language that inspires so…

Dimple’s Way

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hilarious moments with Dimple Dixit (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan).

Jab Tak Hai Jaan: Meera

By: Gabriela Yareliz NOTE: This is a character and movie analysis so: Spoiler Alert. Yash Chopra made his last film a deeply religious one. I don’t know if this reflects a belief he had close to the time of his death, or a philosophy or vision of God questioned or clung to. Perhaps it was…

Wait for your time

Posted by: Gabriela Yareliz “This is not a story of courage; this is not a story of miracles. It’s just a simple story of love. Undying love a man had for a woman; Unflinching love that a woman had for a man; and unending faith that God had on their love. I got into this…

Yash Chopra ji Tribute

By: Gabriela Yareliz I loved this performance. Anushka Sharma is so stunning here, and SRK is, well, as always–fantastic.

Some study stress relief with good Bollywood scenes

STUDY BREAKKKKKK by Gabriela Yareliz (wink) A dose from Dil Bole Hadippa: YOU FROM ENGLISH scene, hilarious. Perfectly ESOL. A dose from Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. One of the best scenes from Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Ali Zafar, his voice changes in this scene and throughout the movie kill me, but he is an AMAZING singer. He…