See 7 of Bollywood’s Best at Indian Film Fest

BANGKOK — Think Bollywood films are just a lot of dancing and singing? Granted, there is a lot of that. But discover there’s more than swirling saris in seven acclaimed Indian flicks coming to the big screen at the upcoming Indian Film Festival.

Leading the pack is Bollywood’s highest grossing film to date, “PK,” a 2014 sci-fi comedy that’s received international recognition by critics and audiences alike for its satirical take on religion and belief seen through the eyes of an alien who comes to Earth on a research mission.

Also screening at Paragon Cineplex is the 2013 action-comedy “Chennai Express,” starring heartthrob duo Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone; 2015 feel-good road movie “Piku;” action comedy “Dilwale;” drama “Bajrangi Bhaijaan;” epic historical romance “Bajirao Mastani;” and “Baahubali,” the only Tollywood film from South India which ranks as the highest grossing Telugu language film of all time.

Tickets for each film are 150 baht and can be reserved online via Major Cineplex and Bollywood Bangkok.

The festival screens one movie daily at 7:30pm from Monday to Aug. 28 at Paragon Cineplex in the Siam Paragon shopping mall, which can be reached via BTS Siam, exits No. 3 or 5.