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‘DOLLY KITTY AUR WOH CHAMAKTE SITARE’ ATTEMPTS TO GIVE STRENGTH TO WOMANHOOD BUT TAKES TOO MUCH TIME

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Alankrita Shrivastava attempts to strike a similar conversation as her last one but takes in too much time to make a conversation Early on in the film, Kaajal (Bhumi Pednekar) tells her…

‘LONDON CONFIDENTIAL’ IS PREDICTABLE AND FALLS SHORT OF REALISM

Rating: 3/5 Director Kanwal Sethi attempts a wholesome thriller with layers in the plot, but fails in the direction The story does make you think of larger conspiracies at work on an international level. If…

‘CARGO’ IS AS FRESH AS IT IS AUDACIOUS

Rating: 4/5 Director Arati Kadav gives cinema an altogether new genre, creating a brave film that is sure to be remembered for times to come This is your desi sci-fi film wherein mythology goes into…

A BREEZY MUSICAL, ‘ATKAN CHATKAN’ HITS THE CHORDS OF HEARTS

Rating: 4/5 Presented by maestro A R Rahman and directed by Shiv Hare is a film telling that dreams don’t depend on class, caste, and economic backdrop, and they need to be respected It’s a…

‘SADAK 2’ IS A THRILLING AFFAIR BUT MISSES THE POINT

Rating: 2.5/5 Mahesh Bhatt takes the director’s chair after 21 years and gives a film that goes nowhere, far down than what the master filmmaker is known for 1991. Sadak. Very good film. Reason: Content,…

‘RAMSINGH CHARLIE’ IS AN EMOTIONALLY WRENCHING TALE

Rating: 4.5/5 Director Nitin Kakkar not only throws light on a societal phenomenon but also weaves emotions in the fabric of hard work Technology has eased lives. Indeed. But not for all those who thrived…

‘MEE RAQSAM’ IS A VERY SENSITIVELY PLACED FILM WITH GREAT INTENTIONS

Rating: 4/5 A film that is very strong in its messaging and intention but lacks a little in direction by Baba Azmi In one scene of the film, a Hindu man says to his daughter-…

“CLASS OF ’83” WORKS WELL IN PARTS, NOT OVERALL

Rating: 3/5 Director Atul Sabharwal attempts to make a thrilling police film, but it doesn’t do anything beyond a certain point Well, Class of ’83 can surely be called a powerful comeback for Bobby Deol.…

‘KHUDA HAAFIZ’ SCORES ON EMOTIONAL ACTION

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Faruk Kabir’s film is a combination of family emotions and action, built in a cinematic fantasy world, a true mixed bag In very early moments of Khuda Haafiz, you are hit by…

‘GUNJAN SAXENA’ GIVES THE REAL PERSON THE JUSTIFIED AND DESERVING RESPECT

Rating: 4.5/5 Director Sharan Sharma makes a biopic in the form of a fitting tribute to not only a person but valour of defence personnel This is exactly how a biopic should be made. Gunjan…