Tag: Akshay Kumar

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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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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Jolly LLB 2 Review: Case of Deja vu

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

With 3 crore plus cases pending in various courts and only twenty one thousand judges to decide them, justice in Indian judicial system is a herculean task. The state of courts in India is pathetic. Courtrooms that are not straight from film sets a La Damini or Meri Jung repulse you. Yet the public knocks […]

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Rustom Film Review: A Stumbling Ride

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anything concerning crime of passion arouses an unconscious curiosity amongst the public. And if it has an angle of adultery involved,the interest is multiplied manifold. The concoction of passion,lust,forbidden fruit,betrayal,intrigue and revenge is a heady one capable of engaging the hidden Peeping Tom in all of us. Rustom’s story has all these ingredients but the […]

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Housefull 3 Film Review : Split House

| June 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

When three heiresses to a vast empire of their father wearing churidar-kameez with proper duppattas wrapped around go by the names Ganga, Jamuna and Saraswati, it is perfectly in synch with the culture and sanskaras,that are so cherished by NRIs. Come night and the Dr Jekyll and Hyde syndrome sets in. Same three girls are […]

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Airlift Film Review: An Uplifting Experience

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is hardly any melodrama in Airlift. There is no 24×7 media coverage.There could not be, as there was none during the period shown-circa 1990.There is nothing fake in the fictionalized account of a real-life event, that has been recorded in Guinness Book Of World Records as the largest evacuation carried out successfully in the […]

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Brothers Film Review: Branding Of Brothers

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A much tomtommed official remake of Warriors is here with its producer Lionsgate making a formal entry into Bollywood with Endemol as a coproducer in the company of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. You enter the theatre with great expectations. And then you are in for a shock. The two line story of Brothers is so […]

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Gabbar Is Back Film Review: Google’s Gabbar

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is common amongst Tagore(2003)-Telugu, Vishnu Sena(2005)-Kannada and Gabbar Is Back(2015)-Hindi.You don’t know. Well then Google it. You will come to know that all these are remakes of Murugudoss’s original Tamil film Ramana (2002)Tamil.I wonder why a retread like ‘Gabbar Is Back’ is being recycled in 2015! Come to think of it,in most of the metros, […]

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BABY Movie Review: An Engaging Affair

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A top secret,covert outfit after 26/11 to counter terrorism and be proactive like Navy Seals in Abbotabad operation is set up. This nascent and an experimental unit set up for five years, is code named BABY. It goes for covert operations bypassing the normal SOP, nurturing and then seeking help from ‘deep assets’ across the […]

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The Shaukeens Film Review: No Great Shakes

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The word tharkee has a special ring to it up north and anyone coming from Northern India, especially Delhi, Haryana, Punjab relate to it endearingly. It’s a sweet way of describing a letch. The Shaukeens is a story of three born tharkees- Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Anupam Kher .All three have their back stories. […]

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