Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for October 16th, 2007

If you watch any Bollywood movies, you have no doubt seen Helen.

Enjoy this interesting clip about her entitled “Helen Queen of the Nautch Girls” :

Helen, deeply alluring, wildly unattainable, seducing the camera with her kohl-laden eyes, systematically taunts her helen.jpghelpless male victims. A caged black man, a man bound to his chair with mice crawling up his legs and torso, a pasty faced Westerner in a bar, all watch impotently as she writhes and gyrates with infuriating provocation. Hands grasp at her in silhouetted desperation before she bursts through the screen in chaste triumph. She towers over a low-angled camera with a smile of pseudo-innocence.

Read more here:

http://www.sensesofcinema.com/contents/cteq/03/26/helen_queen_nautch.html

and a bit more here:

http://filmiholic.com/2006/07/14/happy-birthday-helen/

Read Full Post »