Tag: Irrfan Khan

Qarib Qarib Singlle Film Review: Two To Tangle

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watching a love story between an incompatible middle aged couple can be an interesting ride provided it steers away from the clichés,stereotypes and of course tropes,associated with such stories. Qarib Qarib Singlle has a workaholic,lonely widow Jaya (Parvathy) being goaded by her friend and a colleague to get out of her past, before she becomes […]

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Hindi Medium Film Review: Medium Is The Message

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

We don’t need no education, we don’t need no thought control…All in all it’s just another brick in the wall, all in all you’re just another brick in the wall. Pink Floyd challenging and admonishing the repressive education system. The many wrongs with our education system have been dealt seriously or with dollops of humour […]

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Jazbaa Film Review: Passion Paralysis

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Desperation can lead to strange behavior and can diminish the lines between what is right and wrong. A working mother who has been a racing champion in her school time, also has a penchant not only to win races but court cases too. Yes a hot-shot lawyer Anuradha Verma (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) is forced to […]

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Talvar Film Review: A Sharp Double Edged Sword

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Based on an actual murder and consequent investigation of Arushi Talwar case known as the Noida Double Murder Case 2008, Talvar on the face of it has nothing to do with Talwars’ who are rechristened as Tandons here. CBI is CDI (Central Department Of Investigation).The teenage girl Aarushi is Shruti. Talvar is infact what a blindfolded […]

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Piku Film Review: Worth A Peek

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is this cliché that Bengal has culture and Punjab an agriculture. It just means that all the subtlely,refinement is personified by Bhadralok Bengali Babu and the crass, gross is the domain of Punjabis. The obsession with the  disorderly stomach was handled with all the MCs and BCs in a Punjabi milieu of Amir Khan’s […]

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Haider Film Review: To Be With Haider Or Not To Be–The Dilemma persists

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Haider is an adaptation of Hamlet and is supposed to be the third instalment of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy after Maqbool(Macbeth) and Omkara (Othello). It is a somewhat  skewed representation of Kashmir issue ( Onir’s I AM had encapsulated it succinctly in just one segment), still it grabs your attention due to the vivid portrayal […]

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The Xpose’ Review: Hazy, Half Exposed

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whodunit murder mysteries have had an ample scope for edge-of-the-seat thrills,melodious music and masala entertainment in Hindi cinema.Teesri Manzil,Mera Saaya, Khel Khel Mein are few of the films that stand proof of it. Though Rajshri’s recent offering Samraat & Company belied these precedents, Himesh Reshmaiya’s home production and a come-back movie The Xpose is one […]

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Gunday Movie Review: Call It Coal Or Diamond, Its Still Carbon

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Babuji dheere chalna pyaar mein zara sambhalna, badey dhokey hain iss raha mein. A song from Howrah Bridge mouthed by Irrfan Khan in one of the scenes of the film encapsulates the theme of Gunday. Two inseparable friends since childhood, a calculating and composed Bikram (Ranvir Singh) and a hot-headed Bala (Arjun Kapoor)metamorphose into Robinhoods […]

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