Tag: Farhan Akhtar

Lucknow Central Film Review: Band That Bothers

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

When promos give away the story, you still want to watch the whole movie just to see how they have handled the rest of it after beginning till the end. That has been one of the main considerations for me while going for Lucknow Central,apart from doing a job in the line of my duty. […]

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Daddy Film Review: Daddy Not So Cool

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

David Ogilvy the ad-guru once remarked that when it comes to tell-all situations by people: ‘First they get going,then they get honours, then they get honest.’ This applies across the board from people on pinnacle of fame to peaks of notoriety. Based on true incidents and life story of Arun Gulab Gaali( Arjun Rampal), Daddy […]

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Rock ON 2 Film Review: Rocky Definitely Not Rocking

| November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The problem with sequels is how to take it to the next level. Rock On 2 is unable to go a notch above. Magik band is unable to create a magic spell that they wove eight years ago. That was first of its kind stories in Indian context where four friends Adi (Farhan Akhtar),Joe (Arjun […]

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Wazir Film Review: Makes Some Good Moves

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Life, it is said,is  like a chess game.You should never do any step, without a reason in mind. This whole metaphor comes alive after Amitabh Bachchan’s Pandit Onkarnath Dhar meets up with Farhan’s Daanish Khan and the game begins. The moves and roles of pawns, elephants,bishops, horses, Queen that are repeatedly enumerated by Panditji come […]

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Dil Dhadakne Do Film Review: Cruise For A Snooze

| June 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

Punjabis as such are considered a pomopous lot. Add to it the priviliege and pelf, you can’t now beat these Puppies’ flash,flamboyance and fake value system.In one of the voiceovers a bullmastiff (yes a dog is the narrator of the story and voiced by Aamir Khan) says that it all depends upon the class and […]

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Shaadi Ke Side Effects Review: Marred By Serious Side Effects

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A take off on an urban marriage Shaadi Ke Side Effects reminds me of an anecdote where a husband being congratulated on silver jubilee anniversary of his marriage was asked the secret of success for his marriage. The husband narrated an incident during his honeymoon where his wife riding a horse was thrown off its […]

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Golden Jubilee Club- Dil Chahta Hai – A Refreshing Take On Matters of Heart

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dil Chahta Hai (DCH-2001) released at the dawn of the twenty first century, came as a breath of fresh air. Though It had usual ingredients of comedy, drama, songs, dance, romance, love angles yet it all contained freshness of a snowflake. Its about falling in and out of love, its about confrontation between best of […]

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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag –Wish the Film Could Run Faster!

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rating:  To start at the starting point. Prasoon Joshi, the lyricist and an ad-man makes his debut as a screenwriter with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. And to quote him ad-verbatim “This film is not a mirror of Milkha Singh’s life. It is an interpretation of his life. That is why I don’t like to call it […]

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