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ABSOLUTELY NO DHAMAAL IN ‘TOTAL DHAMAAL’

Indra Kumar’s promise of giving you a fun filled adventure comedy has very little to savour Dhamaal franchise is popular, the characters are famous, and the second installment didn’t score as well as the first one.…

HIGH ON SWAG, RESPECT, AND QUALITY, ‘GULLY BOY’ IS JUST WHAT YOU NEED

Zoya Akhtar’s ode to rap as an art form with an emotionally rooted story deserves a standing ovation One thing is definite about Gully Boy. The film would be utterly loved by those who understand rap…

EVEN WITH INTERESTING STORY, ‘THE FAKIR OF VENICE’ FAILS TO IMPRESS

Anand Surapur’s film boasts of a decently novel story with a screenplay that doesn’t quite match up This was supposed to be Farhan Akhtar’s acting debut. 10 years after it was made, it’s finally seen…

FAKE AT TIMES, ‘AMAVAS’ CAN BE WATCHED EVEN BY FAINT HEARTED

Bhushan Patel brings yet another cliché horror story with only a few things to look for A dilapidated mansion becoming the fancy of a loving couple- this done to death premise is back yet again…

SENSIBLE IN ITS APPEAL, ‘EK LADKI KO DEKHA TOH AISA LAGA’ PRESENTS AN ISSUE RIGHTLY

The most striking feature of this Shelly Chopra Dhar’s film is the maturity which the subject is dealt with While one sensible film Kapoor & Sons touched upon the issue with a light stroke of brush a…

NEED OF THE HOUR, ‘SONI’ SHOULD BE WATCHED RIGHT NOW, RIGHT AWAY

Debutante director Ivan Ayr’s tale of what is takes to be a woman deserved at least nationwide theatrical release, let alone support and trust Its indeed tough to be a woman. So what if you…

EVEN WITH MINOR FLAWS, ‘MANIKARNIKA’ IMPRESSES IN STYLE

Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi (Krish) and Kangana Ranaut present a visually stunning picture of the strong willed Queen of Jhansi Did the trailer at any point remind you of the grandeur of Bhansali’s films? If yes,…

‘THACKERAY’ IS UNAPOLOGETIC, GRUELLING, FIERCE, AND ENTERTAINING

Taking you satisfactorily closer to the man, Abhijit Panse’s film serves for an engaging watch Ever since the trailers went out, Thackeray has been in hype for its unapologetic portrayal of the series of events taking place…

TOO LOOSE IN THOUGHT, ‘BOMBAIRIYA’ IS AN EXCRUCIATING MESS

In an attempt to be a comedy of errors with crime, Pia Sukanya’s film becomes full of errors Imagine a situation where the inherent plot becomes your biggest nightmare. Elements which are incorporated to make…

EDGY AND TWISTY IN PARTS, ‘WHY CHEAT INDIA’ LACKS SENSIBLE DIRECTION

Soumik Sen’s social satire entertains you more rather than taking you close to reality Negative attracts. Proven. Banking upon the notion, Why Cheat India puts forth the scams commonly rampant around us, making you question the sanctity…