Tag: Jackie Shroff

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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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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Chalk N Duster Film Review: A Small Movie With A Big Heart

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

For last two decades I have been witness to mushroom growth of coaching classes, and an epidemic of private schools and colleges that are being run on the premise of education as a business entity, with profit motive as their guiding principle. I often wondered why this  is so and what happened to the lofty […]

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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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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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Happy New Year Review: A Dazzling Dumb Affair

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MovieTime Malad–a slightly country-cousin kinda multiplex..show timing: 12pm..ticket rate Rs 170..Housefull! Infiniti Malad–an upmarket mall and multiplex complex..show timing: 12.45pm..ticket rate Rs 250..House eventually got full. Just half an hour delay on my part cost me one and a half-time the price—I keep wondering-for what? A high octane marketing blitz  what with In-film branding and […]

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Gang Of Ghosts Review: Nothing Gung Ho About This Gang

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

To get a comedy woven around the subject of ghosts is a rare thing in the realm of Hindi cinema. Gang Of Ghosts dares to do that and turns out to be not even a ghost of its original- a Bengali movie Bhooter Bhabishyat(2010) by Anik Dutta. Its about a haunted house called Royal Mansion […]

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MAHABHARAT Review: Treated With Kid Gloves

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mere mention of Mahabharat conjures up sweeping images of valour, glory, opulence, abundance and unabashed show of arrogance. Way back in year 1988 B R Chopra’s rendition of Mahabharat on national television Doordarshan captured the imagination of whole nation  in such a manner that every Sunday morning primetime for whole year became a virtual ritual […]

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Dhoom 3 Review: Its Boom Time

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

A franchise with its latest instalment blasts with dhoom through the entire spectrum of screen space. With no link to the previous storylines, this installment starts with Iqbal (Jackie Shroff) and his son Sahir (Aamir Khan’s younger avatar) trying to save their circus from Western Union Bank of Chicago to which it has been mortgaged […]

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