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Author: Rochak Saxena

Rochak Saxena

Rochak Saxena a Mass Media Teacher, former journalist at DNA and an ardent lover of Hindi films - literally. The blog derives its name from the popular term ‘Willing Suspension of Disbelief’, most commonly used in the world of literature and cinema. Meaning to immerse yourself in an unreal world (where you know what you see on screen is fake) with a self-proclaimed/declared belief/wish to consider it real, the willing world becomes magical. It’s the same magic every Friday that drives Rochak to share things in the perspective that it needs to be observed with. Every film is different. And the difference needs to be cherished.

‘JAYESHBHAI JORDAAR’ IS A JORDAAR FILM ON A JORDAAR TOPIC

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Divyang Thakkar comes up with a common yet hush hush topic and gives you a film that is right at so many levels, but also weak in some One more social drama.…

IN A BARREN LAND SETUP, ‘THAR’ IS AS GRUESOME AND RAW AS IT CAN GET

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Raj Singh Chaudhary gives you a dark premise to keep you hooked for a major part, with some flaws in writing This one is only for the lovers of dark genre. If…

DID YOU EXPECT ANYTHING NEW IN ‘HEROPANTI 2’?

Rating: 1/5 The only new thing in Director Ahmed Khan’s film is the level, that stoops lower There’s no harm in making a masala film. There’s also no harm if the film doesn’t need you…

WITH EDGE OF THE SEAT FEEL, ‘RUNWAY 34’ IS INTRIGUING IN CONTENT

Rating: 3.5/5 Ajay Devgn directs a tight thriller, inspired by a real event to give you a film that keeps you hooked all through Ajay Devgn finally seems to have emerged as a director, only…

ON AN EMOTIONAL FIELD, ‘JERSEY’ SCORES A BOUNDARY

Rating: 3.5/5 Remake of Director Gowtam Tinnanuri’s eponymous Telugu film, the venture soaks you in father-son bond More than sports drama, it is an emotional journey, rooted to tug your heart. Jersey is a father-son…

‘KGF2’ IS ENJOYABLE TO WATCH, BUT LACKS IN CONTENT

Rating: 3/5 Director Prashanth Neel gives cinema and audience what they needed- style, splendour, power, action. Wish the story matched up to all these KGF Chapter 2 or simply KGF2 is finally here amid all…

‘HURDANG’ IS DATED, LACKS RELEVANCE

Rating: 2.5/5 Director and writer Nikhil Bhat chooses a topic and approach that is bound to disappoint, after a lifetime of deliberations The film is based on student protests as a result of Mandal Commission…

‘DASVI’ EXCELS IN ACTING, FAILS IN PURPOSE

Rating: 2.5/5 Director Tushar Jalota’s attempt is a hotchpotch of two issues, none coming across quite sincerely. Thanks to actors who manage to put up a show The trailer seemed promising. There were important issues…

‘COBALT BLUE’ IS A SENSIBLE REPRESENTATION, BUT COULD BE PROPERLY ROOTED IN CONTENT

Rating: 3/5 The film is based on Sachin Kundalkar’s eponymous novel, wherein Kundalkar is also the director of the film Films surrounding homosexuality in a mature manner are few in Indian cinema. Whatever they are,…

‘KAUN PRAVIN TAMBE?’ IS A TALE OF BETTER LATE THAN NEVER, JUST LIKE THE MAN HIMSELF

Rating: 4.5/5 Directed by Jayprad Desai, the film tells you what passion in its truest sense is. A film that one should show all the young kids around Kaun Pravin Tambe? Who is Pravin Tambe?…