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TWISTED AND GRIPPING, ‘THE BODY’ JUST MISSES TO BE A PATHBREAKING THRILLER

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Jeethu Joseph offers a mystery thriller that spins your head, in the most entertaining manner but that’s not enough When the writer of extremely loved Drishyam helms a film in the similar…

‘CHINTU KA BIRTHDAY’ STEALS YOUR HEART WITH THE PURITY IN ITS WRITING

Rating: 4/5 Directors Devanshu and Satyanshu Singh give a serious backdrop of international affairs amid a sweet and lovely scenario This is not your regular film. Firstly for the fact that it’s released exclusively. It’s…

‘PATI PATNI AUR WOH’ IS A FULL BLOWN ENTERTAINER

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Mudassar Aziz makes a reboot that’s positioned well and makes you laugh uncontrollably Way back in 1978, Sanjeev Kumar grappled with the same issue in his life with Vidya Sinha as his…

‘PANIPAT’ IS SINCERE, INTENSE AND LAYERED

Rating: 4/5 Ashutosh Gowariker is back with his signature, making a piece that gives strength to Hindi cinema It’s an epic battle set-up. Ideal for a Bollywood premise. Where Gowariker strikes gold is his execution…

‘HOTEL MUMBAI’ MAKES YOU SALUTE THE COMMON CITIZENS FOR THEIR DUTIES

Rating: 4.5/5 Director Anthony Maras carves a gripping story about an event that’s become a global phenomenon Think that you’re visiting a country as a tourist. What you get is constant gun shots all around…

‘YEH SAALI AASHIQUI’ KEEPS YOU INTRIGUED ALL THROUGH

Rating: 4/5 Director Cherag Ruparel sets up a pacy thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seats for its entire run time Having seen so many thrillers now, setting up a crisp entity…

DESPITE BEING THE BEST IN THE SERIES, ‘COMMANDO 3’ LACKS A LITTLE

Rating: 3/5 Director Aditya Datt has surely blown life into the series that seemed to sink after the second installment, but is that enough? Best known for thematically strong Table No. 21, Aditya Datt has…

EVEN THE WORD “USELESS” IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT FOR ‘PAGALPANTI’

Rating: 1/5 If this is what a virtuoso like Anees Bazmee gives you, you must have major trust issues in life How frequently has it happened to you that you’re almost on the verge of…

AWESOME IN IDEATION, ‘HOUSE ARREST’ IS A LETDOWN IN EXECUTION

Rating: 2.5/5 Director duo Shashanka Ghosh and Samit Basu think of a relatable contemporary plot but forget that only the idea doesn’t suffice It is an age where people, especially millennials take pride in identifying…

GENUINE IN IDEA, ‘MOTICHOOR CHAKNACHOOR’ MISSES THE CHANCE

Rating: 2.5/5 Director Debamitra Biswal scores on simplistic things in a relationship but fails to connect deeply It’s the first time that you are seeing Nawazuddin Siddiqui in such a role. It’s just the second…