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MADE FOR RAJNI, THE POLITICIAN, ‘KAALA’ ENTERTAINS ONLY IN PARTS

PA.Ranjith’s Kaala gives Ram & Raavan a spin along with the general notions of colours in a story concerning the value of own land. But it lacks the punch that a Rajnikanth film should have…

THERE IS NOTHING IN ‘PHAMOUS’ THAT CAN MAKE IT FAMOUS

Director Karan Lalit Butani’s Phamous boasts of a stellar cast but underutilises each one of them to deliver a tale often seen before in Bollywood Look at these names. Jimmy Shergill, Pankaj Tripathi, Kay Kay…

A TRUE SUPERHERO MOVIE IN LITERAL SENSE, ‘BHAVESH JOSHI SUPERHERO’ WILL STRUGGLE TO GET LIKES

Known for his unique signature, Vikramaditya Motwane comes up with a tale of inherent heroism and how simple it is to serve the nation. Sadly it doesn’t click with the viewers. The team at Phantom…

A STRONG AND SINCERE ATTEMPT, ‘VEERE DI WEDDING’ LEAVES YOU UNSATISFIED

Filmmaker Shashanka Ghosh tells a dramatic tale of making choices in life and standing by them by means of genuine female bonding in a modern Indian urban set up. It could have been much more…

YOU’LL LIKE ‘BIOSCOPEWALA’ IF YOU ARE EMOTIONAL AND UNDERSTAND COMPLEX RELATIONS

Director Deb Medhekar adapts Rabindranath Tagore’s classic story ‘Kabuliwala’, twists the basic plot to some extent to give you a nuanced tale of emotions. Sadly, it remains limited in its appeal If you have/haven’t read…

ASKING YOU TO TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR COUNTRY, ‘PARMANU’ LEAVES YOU WANTING FOR MORE

Saluting the conviction of Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and inspired by a true event, Abhishek Sharma delivers a tale of unmatched heroism portrayed by India in May 1998, covert and discreet so as to…

‘A BILLION COLOUR STORY’ IS A FILM THAT NEEDS TO BE PONDERED OVER BY EVERY INDIAN, LET ALONE WATCHING

Produced by Satish Kaushik, director N Padmakumar gives you a story that has everything you should be concerned about right from religion name calling to taking a stand for your existence, and even believing in…

A LOUD, OVER THE TOP DARK COMEDY, ‘KHAJOOR PE ATKE’ FAILS TO IMPRESS

Actor-turned-director Harsh Chhaya serves relatable characters and humorous situations but falls short to cook the plot with all his heart. What happens when an ensemble cast consisting of an army of promising actors (almost all…

YOU’LL BE AT A BIG LOSS IF YOU DON’T WATCH ‘RAAZI’ IN THEATRES

Right from Alia Bhatt’s probably-the-best-till-date performance to a strongly gripping screenplay, Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi fills you with immense love for your country and the people who have put it above everything else Meghna Gulzar comes…

SWEET AND TOUCHING, 102 NOT OUT IS ALL ABOUT ‘LIVING’

Based on the eponymous Gujarati play by Saumya Joshi (also the writer of the film), 102 Not Out has all elements to touch your heart and bring a smile to your faces. Wish the climax…