aamir khan

Evolution of audio players through ‘PK’ posters

Yet another Cutting the Chai image that got massively shared online. While the parody poster of Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming film PK starring Aamir Khan, attempts to depict the evolution of the audio player, it in itself also went through an evolutionary process. This is what I photoshopped almost immediately after seeing the poster. A quick [Read more]

‘Who is Aamir Khan?’ asked an ad ahead of ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ release

'Who is Aamir Khan?' asked an ad prior to 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' release

Aamir Khan goes to great lengths to promote his films. This trend might have very well started 25 years ago when a teaser campaign prior to the announcement of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) caught the interest of many. Qayamat se Qayamat Tak (QSQT) ran a teaser ad campaign to promote the film. It was [Read more]

16 years since that summer of 2001: What ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ meant to me

Akshaye Khanna, Saif Ali Khan and Aamir Khan in a still from Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

(Dil Chahta Hai was released on August 10, 2001. This post was first published in 2011 and I still feel the same about the movie in 2017)   Summer of 2001. Bhopal. Bharat Talkies. Dil Chahta Hai. A decade later the experience is still as fresh. On that overcast afternoon, I stepped out of the [Read more]

Aamir Khan Rides the Hero Puch

Cutting the CHai - Default featured image

You may remember Aamir Khan riding a Hero Puch on the roads of Delhi in the 1999 film Sarfarosh (it’s somewhat unrelated that I couldn’t just keep my eyes off Sonali Bendre to be able to look at anything else). And also that Aamir was  the brand ambassador for the popular 65cc bikes from Hero [Read more]