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‘SANAK’ SHOULD BE WATCHED ONLY FOR ITS CLASSY ACTION

Rating: 2.5/5 Director Kanishk Varma attempts a sleek action thriller in a Hollywood sort of way, but besides action, doesn’t offer much in content Can you watch a film only for its action? Why not?…

‘RASHMI ROCKET’ IS AN IMPORTANT INSPIRATIONAL FILM

Rating: 3.5/5 Director Akarsh Khurana raises an important issue prevalent in sports and attempts to strike a strong conversation Gender test in sports has been traumatic for female sports. For many years now. Challenging this…

‘BREAK POINT’ IS AN ACE OF A SERIES, SENDS A SMASH RIGHT IN YOUR HEART

Rating: 5/5 Directors Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari give the audience a documentary series that they rightly deserve; making you fall in love with it even if you were never into tennis Documentaries in…

‘SHIDDAT’ LIKE ITS NAME TALKS OF PASSION, BUT DOESN’T JUSTIFY IN EXECUTION

Rating: 3/5 Director Kunal Deshmukh gives a true blue love story, which becomes weak midway Love stories are many in Bollywood. But lately, what we’ve had in the name of love stories are tales with…

‘ANKAHI KAHANIYA’ MANAGES DECENTLY TO GET THE POINT ACROSS

Rating: 3.5/5 Acclaimed directors Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Abhishek Chaubey and Saket Chaudhary come together to make a statement about love and liberation combined Seems Netflix loves anthologies. So does the producer Ashi Dua. One more…

‘KYA MERI SONAM GUPTA BEWAFA HAI?’ IS A CASUAL PASSABLE COMEDY

Rating: 2/5 Director SSaurabh Tyagi builds up on a news event and gives a comedy that doesn’t have much to adore It was a viral news few years ago. This is the makers’ fictional version…

DESPITE AN INTERESTING PREMISE, ‘BHOOT POLICE’ FAILS TO KEEP THE INTEREST INTACT

Rating: 2.5/5 Director Pavan Kripalani starts off on a high note, but loses shortly and meanders abruptly in a stretched film This is a film for theatres. In an OTT, you won’t have even half…

‘THALAIVII’ GETS VERY CLOSE TO THE REAL PERSON, IS A WORTH WATCHING AFFAIR

Rating: 4/5 Jayalalitha’s biopic by director Vijay, for the most part, remains true to the identity of the person, with minor cinematic flaws Biopics are tricky. They always find themselves treading on the risky path…

DESPITE NOBLE INTENTIONS, ‘HELMET’ NEVER REALLY TAKES OFF

Rating: 3/5 Intentions are genuine in this satirical comedy by Satramm Ramani, but the film makes you feel it should have taken some other route It’s an important film. It’s a well-intentioned piece. But that’s…

‘CHEHRE’ DISAPPOINTS BIG TIME, DOESN’T LIVE UP TO THE HYPE

Rating: 2/5 Director Rumi Jafry sets out to make an ambitious thriller, but ends up making a potboiler with a story that doesn’t have a head and a tail Big stars. Bankable actors. Promising look.…