My top ten

Here are some of my favourite movies ( besides Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean and the Harry Potter movies that I love watching over and over).

# 1. Hitchcock's 'Vertigo'

# 2. Ben-Hur

# 3. Gladiator

# 4. Shakespeare in Love

# 5. Gone with the wind

# 6. The Dark Knight Rises

# 7. Jaws

# 8. La La Land

# 9. The Bodyguard (with the awesome Whitney Houston)

# 10. Sleuth (the 2007 version)

I have read a lot of books but some really stand out! Here are some of my most loved books. Its hard to rank such great books but I tried to make a rough list:)

#1. Shalimar the clown by Salman Rushdie

#2. Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer

#3. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

#4. Dancer by Colum Mc Cann

#5. Rebecca by Daphne du maurier

#6. Da Vinci code by Dan Brown

#7. Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

#8. The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri Murari

#9. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

#10. Prince of Ayodhya - part of the stunning Ramayana series by Ashok Banker

(this does not include the awesome Harry Potter series which is beyond fabulous and books that are part of any series like LOTR )