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A RISKY TERRITORY, ‘GONE KESH’ GIVES BOLLYWOOD MUCH NEEDED STRENGTH

Debutante maker Qasim Khallow’s story is not only emotional, but very much rooted in the societal context Who would have thought that Bollywood considered to churn out meaningless glossy films will one day make a…

INTERESTING IN APPROACH, THE PAGES OF THIS ‘NOTEBOOK’ SHOULD BE READ BY BELIEVERS OF LOVE

Nitin Kakkar’s old school romance in the modern era of hurried relationships is refreshing but seems out of place There was a time in Bollywood (and ofcourse reflecting the cultural contexts of society) when Sirf…

ADORABLE ELEPHANTS IMPRESS THE MOST IN ‘JUNGLEE’

Chuck Russell’s film against elephant atrocities is well intention ed and brave but delves too deep in unnecessary action Elephant atrocities are rampant, evident from the reports we come across almost daily- be it human…

YOU’LL MISS A PART OF YOUR LIFE IF YOU MISS ‘KESARI’

Anurag Singh’s visually stunning film starts off slow but leaves you teary eyed Setting right his turban, talking to his wife in thoughts, and evoking a sense of pride is Hawaldar Ishar Singh for you.…

DISTINCTLY UNIQUE ‘MARD KO DARD NAHIN HOTA’ TAKES YOU IN A ZONE THAT’S AUDACIOUS

Vasan Bala’s delightfully mischievous film is what Bollywood should take pride in In an extremely unique, novel, and amusing way, your hero here starts believing he’s the superhero material going out there to save the…

VERY WELL INTENTIONED ‘MERE PYARE PRIME MINISTER’ COULD HAVE BEEN STRONGER

Rakeysh O Mehra comes up with a well-intention ed plot with some needed gyaan Blame it on the times. The film seems like its promoting the government, even when its name crops up. Thankfully, that’s not the…

THIS ‘PHOTOGRAPH’ SHOULD BE KEPT CLOSE TO HEART

Ritesh Batra once again asks you to sit back and get consumed in a beautiful tale of emotions A few years back, Ritesh Batra wooed you with emotions between strangers who never met in The Lunchbox.…

‘BADLA’ IS ONE OF THE FINEST THRILLERS IN BOLLYWOOD SO FAR

Sujoy Ghosh gives yet another masterstroke leaving you spellbound in this edgy and pacy thriller Sujoy Ghosh is a pro when it comes to thrillers. Look at his filmography, including the much liked and acclaimed…

‘SONCHIRIYA’ IS A TREAT ONLY FOR SERIOUS CINEMA LOVERS

Abhishek Chaubey paints a spiritual canvas around bandits, that charms you in no time The world is wrong. But the right in the wrong should always be maintained. This is not the first time you…

A DECENT ENTERTAINER ‘LUKA CHUPPI’ JUST MISSES THE OPPORTUNITY OF BEING A PATHBREAKER

Laxman Utekar’s light take on live-in relationships is entertaining and imparts the message but stops just before the finishing line Bollywood is open to content and issues. With stories on terrorists, same sex love to…