[Welcome to the Sci-Fi Lunch Break, where we'll be occasionally supplying you with a cool bit of audio/visual goodness to break up the monotony of the work day. You bring the turkey on rye, we'll bring you something out of this world to watch while you eat it.]
Bollywood is known primarily for two things. The first is making low-budget movies that rip-off high budget Hollywood movies, the second is a penchant for inserting a dance number whenever possible. But what happens when a Bollywood movie has a high budget and minimal dance numbers? Better yet, what happens when Bollywood tries to make a high-concept, big-budget sci-fi film with minimal dance numbers?
Love Story 2050 is what happens. And man, I can't wait to track down a copy of it, because judging from the trailer, narrated by someone who sounds like they couldn't be less interested, this thing has it all. Did you love the Time Machine, but wish it took place in India? Did you like the robot factories of I, Robot, but wish they were robot factories in Mumbai? Big fan of Teddy from A.I. Artificial Intelligence? The futuristic swordplay in Ultraviolet? Longing for the flying cabs of The Fifth Element with Indian drivers?
Well, friend with incredibly strange taste, today is your lucky day.