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Toilet Ek Prem Katha Film Review: Love’s Loo Lost

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Well in one of a parable there comes a time when all organs of the body have to acknowledge grudgingly that after all ar** is the boss. Then there is a famous quip by Forrest Gump: Shit, it happens. Between these two the entire premise of Toilet-Ek Prem Katha is encapsulated whereby the call of […]

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Film Review:Directionless Tour

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The writing on the wall has been there ever since the title of Jab Harry Met Sejal (JHMS) was plagiarised from When Harry Met Sally. You wondered why couldn’t makers think something out-of-the-box like RingThing,Ring’a’Ring’a’ Roses et al. It reflected on the paucity of their creative juices. Then came the promos. Though Jab Harry Met […]

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Mubarakan Film Review: Mistaken Identities Mess Up

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Weddings are an occasion for getting together,nostalgia,celebrations and living in present. It’s time of contradictions encapsulated in a limited time frame. If to this is added the confusion,chaos and confrontations it becomes hot. To this now add a dose of mistaken identities and the whole thing becomes a tinderbox. Mubarakan by Anees Barmer (this time […]

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Vekh Baraataan Challiyan: Its Celebration Time Indeed

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Short Review: #VekhBaraatanChalliyan Now that’s how comedy and wholesome entertainment ought to be.Punjabi film #VekhBaraataanChalliyan (Behold Marriage Processions) brings together conflicting refrains of Punjabi Boy(Binnu Dhillon) wooing and wanting to marry a Haryanvi girl Kavita Kaushik(of TV serial FIR fame). After he has wooed her successfully against his father’s wishes,Girls father believes in Kundali and […]

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Munna Michael Film Review: Rest In Pieces Michael

| July 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The wannabe dancer Dolly aka debutante Niddhi Agarwel from small town Meerut wants to prove to her father that yes,there is no need to be a doctor or an engineer, winning a dance reality show is a creditworthy aspiration in itself.Fair enough. Then there is an abandoned child,baptised as Munna (by his adoptive single parent,and […]

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Lipstick Under My Burkha: Red Herrings For Women Liberty

| July 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Of late,if ever there was much ado about nothing it is LUMB(Lipstick Under My Burkha),that got embroiled in controversy with CBFC aka censor board. Inspite of getting free publicity due to controversy,LUMB is limp and you can lump it together with movies like Parched and many more that tried to show women’s liberation through their […]

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Jagga Jasoos Film Review: Collapses Under Its Own Weight

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As is my routine, I could not catch First Day First Show of a main movie releasing this Friday, due to mild indisposition. Watched Jagga Jasoos yesterday,that’s Saturday. By this time the reviews have already poured in. Even the Box office verdict too. But here is my take on the movie. As I had mentioned […]

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MOM Film Review: Ma Ma Matchless

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

You had a feeling after watching the trailers that what to expect from MOM. As such daughter-mother relationship is a complicated one. And if daughter is a growing teen with a step mother,it is a very tenuous bond indeed. Arya Sabharwal (Sajal Ali) is not able to forget her now deceased biological mother and gives […]

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Tubelight Film Review: Go For LED Bulbs Instead

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty years ago, a war drama unfolded on single screens across India. J P Dutta’s Border (1997) captured the imagination and struck right emotional chords among the viewers. In an era where multiplexes were few years away, it got a booming response. It’s song sandesh aate hain, humein tadpate hain, ki ghar kab aaoge,likho kab […]

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BANK CHOR Film Review: UnBankable

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

What to make of a situation(as any incident out of the ordinary is called in police circles), when a bank heist is underway, Cops are sidelined, instead an investigation agency CBI is pressed into service. An investigation agency? To solve a crisis situation!Weird stuff. Anyway,lets take it further. Things seem to be going out of […]

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