My pick for Diwali this year would be 3 Idiots. This film had been recommended before by everyone I spoke to about Bollywood, but the title never appealed to me. Nor did the plot: the film starts in medias res, when two of the three idiots receive the first of several clues that will lead them ultimately to their lost university friend, the third idiot, and the film consists mainly of flashbacks of their antics as students.
But when I finally watched it, I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would. Continue reading