25 films that our 25 news makers must watch

E.R. RAMACHANDRAN writes: With 2010 now firmly in the past tense, here are 25 movies that have been carefully handpicked for the 25 most famous and notorious personalities of the year gone by:


1. B.S. Yediyurappa: Do bheega zameen

2. Manmohan Singh: Silence of the Lambs

3. A. Raja: Shree 420

4. Suresh Kalmadi: The Great Train Robbery/ Ocean’s XI

5. Sonia Gandhi: Chuppaa Rustum

6. V.V.S. Laxman: Mission Impossible

7. Reddy Brothers: SSLC nanna makkalu

8. Barkha Dutt: Chor machaaye shor

9. Vir Sanghvi: Bawarchi

10. Katta Subramanya Naidu: Makmal topi

11. Ratan Tata: Honour thy Father

12. Shobha Karandlaje: Chickpete Sachagalu

13. M. Karunanidhi: Naan avan illai

14. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar: Oru CBI Diary Kurippu

15. H.R. Bharadwaj: Aaptharakshaka

16. Hartaalu Halappa: Rama Shama Bhama

17. Deve Gowda & Sons: The Sicilian Clan

18. Sharad Pawar: The Onion Field

19. Omar Abdullah: Mujhe jeene do

20. Bal and Aditya Thackeray: Two of a kind

21. Digvijay Singh: Mad Max

22. Shashi Tharoor: Dubai Seenu

23. Niira Radia: Dial M for Murder / The Matrix

24. Ashok Chavan: The Apartment

25. Rahul Gandhi: Waiting for the Moon


Which film will you recommend for your favourite personality?

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8 Responses to “25 films that our 25 news makers must watch”

  1. Mahesh Vijapurkar Says:

    MOst of them can be used as casts and characters in a new version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ( the 1988 with Michael Caine, Steve Martin and Glenne Headley).

  2. Sanjeeva Says:

    Group of Ministers ‘Alibaba and Chalis (or whatever number) Chor’ and the people of India ‘Kurigalu sar kurigalu’ or ‘…….idiots’!

  3. Pulikeshi the Last Says:

    ERR at his best.

  4. Suranumi Says:

    Very Intersting

  5. twistleton Says:

    Mahesh! what are you saying?! The characters of Dirty
    Rotten Scounderels were at any rate endearing. The same CANNOT be
    said of any of the above except maybe V.V.S…

  6. Complex Says:

    The people of Karnataka should watch Upendra’s Super.

  7. G Says:

    Surely it should be
    Rahul Gandhi: Brokeback Mountain. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brokeback_Mountain

  8. Nanu Nane Says:

    @G: It should be Rahul Gandhi: Dunno Y … Na Jaane Kyun. Our man is Indian after all. :)

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