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‘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…

‘ATEET’ SHOULD VERY WELL BECOME A FORGOTTEN PAST

Rating: 2/5 Director Tanuj Bhramar gives a loose film that doesn’t cater to any one genre; keeps oscillating between a number of them Packing in some family drama topping it with trust, love, betrayal amid…

‘PAREEKSHA’ PUTS FORTH A WELL INTENTIONED AND IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Rating: 4/5 Director Prakash Jha makes a very valid point by means of heartfelt emotions being practical in approach Pareeksha is a film built of moments. There is a time when the entire basti celebrates…

‘LOOTCASE’ IS A FUN FILLED CASUAL AND ENTERTAINING WATCH

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Rajesh Krishnan gives a masala entertainer that entertains you satisfactorily There are times when a film doesn’t say anything in particular. It only entertains you well enough. Lootcase is a classic example…

‘RAAT AKELI HAI’ SHOULD HAVE BEEN MULTI-DIMENSIONAL FOR BETTER APPEAL

Rating: 3.5/5 Honey Trehan’s crime investigation film is like two clubbed episodes of Crime Patrol (not in a demeaning way) done a little better The trailer was sufficiently intriguing. So is the film. But not…

‘SHAKUNTALA DEVI’ IS AS SMART AS THE PERSON HERSELF

Rating: 4.5/5 Anu Menon’s directorial venture offers an attractive and interesting peak into the world of genius Indian mathematician, astrologer and author Starting off with a brilliant opening sequence that hits you hard, the film…