HOORAY FOR BOLLYWOOD!

A GIDDY, ENTHRALLING EPIC BRINGS INDIA'S BUSTLING POP CINEMA TO THE U.S.

In a faraway realm rival clans play a brutal game called buzkashi, in which horsemen fight over a dead goat and drag its carcass across a finish line. Badshah Khan (Amitabh Bach-chan), noble chief of his clan, seems destined to win this fierce match, when the veil falls from the face of his main rival and--Allah be praised!--it is a beautiful woman, Benazir (Sridevi). What can our smitten hero do but let Benazir win the race and, to prove his love, lead his warriors in an ecstatic production number?

In any other national cinema the antics in the first reel of...

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