Author Archive: Dhieraj Mohan

Dhieraj Mohan is Hindi cinema's keen observer. With earnest interest in its dynamics and constantly changing milieu he revels in dwelling on the discrepancies, idiosyncrasies,contradictions,masala and the formula that defines Bollywood.He is a poet and a screenwriter too,who simply adores Hindi cinema's chameleon like traits.

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Sarkar 3 Film Review : Fails To Deliver

| May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Real power comes not out of fear but out of respect. Sarkar aka Subhash Nagre aka Amitabh Bachchan gets his power over the politicians,ruling elite and government not only due to what he feels right and then delivers justice, but through his hold over the masses. He has created a space in their mind and […]

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Bahubali 2-The Conclusion Film Review: It Delivers What It Promised

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

My expectation, anticipation was doubled as I entered the high end multiplex in Malad-West and barely managed to get a front row seat for the 10 AM show of #Bahubali2. Excitement was in the air and to my surprise almost sixty percent of the crowd was females. Such a fan following for Prabhas! By the […]

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Noor Film Review: Such a Test Of Time

| April 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The trouble is that you think you have time”. Its not me trying to give gyan. Its Budhha. This gem of wisdom is being quoted in a voice over by the protoganist Noor Roy Chaudhry aka Sonakshi Sinha, who is plodding through her banal,stagnant life as a junior reporter with a broadcast News agency. She […]

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Begum Jaan Film Review: No Man’s Land

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the times of transition when cherished old values, traditions and conventions are on their way out and the society is in flux with acute identity crisis creating a vacuum that is being lured to be filled with religion, caste, communal identities, Begum Jaan tries to tell a story of a brothel house where no […]

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Naam Shabana Film Review: Falters To Live Upto the Name

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

My name is Bond,James Bond. This iconic introduction has been copied,imitated,adapted but with no match till date. Even Amitabh Bachchan’s Vijay Deenanath Chauhan or Naam hai Shahnshah has been just an impressive me too. So a film underlining the name of the protagonist, and that too a woman is a bold step in this cliche,convention […]

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Anaarkali Of Aarah Film Review: Sparkles and Sputters

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

What if a woman who does not have a right to be even born, demands right over her own body,her own sexuality?. Of late this theme has been grist to Bollywood film factories. Bollywood because its no more a hindi cinema in its strict terminology, but movies made in hinglish, hence Hindi film industry is […]

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Phillauri Film Review: Neither Funny Nor Formidable

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

A big fat Punjabi wedding that was first explored in DDLJ and then given an urban tadka in Mosoon wedding, thereafter spawning many me-too’s has a potential for all the possible emotions to  be explored and relationships dissected.Its another matter that anything now being shown gives you a sense of déjà vu. Phillauri starts off […]

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Trapped Film Review: Desperate Measures

| March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The scenario is scary indeed. What if you enter some place, where there is no way out and everything that could go wrong, goes wrong. What if you have no one to rescue you. The survival instinct kicks in and you have to depend on your own resources to get out alive.This survival against all […]

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Badrinath Ki Dulhania Review: Bhelpuri Buffet

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

He is no quintessential Archie. He is neither a college bully nor a full blown spoiled brat. He does not know the art of seduction either. He is none of these individually. But all of these rolled into one. He is a Karan Johar’s creation of a new age Bollywood hero who itself is a […]

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Commando 2 Film Review: Commands No Interest

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The nationalistic fervour gripping the nation has led to many spin offs. One of these is the genre of spy thrillers where many movies are being churned out in Bollywood wherein our RAW aka secret service agents aka under cover commandos are taking on missions to safeguard the sovereignty and integrity of the country that […]

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