Before you take off for the weekend, we’ve got one more video for you, via io9: the trailer for Anubhav Sinha’s “Ra.One,” which they describe as “the Bollywood version of ‘Iron Man.’ From io9:
“This is reportedly the most expensive movie ever made in India, with tons of CG special effects. Shah Rukh Khan (also known as SRK) stars as G.One, a superhero who’s our only defender against evil. Today, SRK shared the stage with Hugh Jackman at an event in Mumbai and said the X-Men movies inspired him to make this film.”
Here’s the teaser. Looks pretty cool:
We love Bollywood movies here at IFC.com — we did a whole Indie Guide about them a few years ago. And if you’re particularly interested in the subject of Bollywood’s take on the American superhero, I recommend you take a look at my contribution to that guide, a whole piece on that very subject. I examined some of the most famous Bollywood superheroes, from Mr. India to Krrish, and compared them to their stateside brethren. One of my favorite things I’ve ever done for the site.