Tag: Kumud Mishra

Tiger Zinda Hai Film Review: Yes Superstardom Is Alive

| December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is one of those films that does not need a review. It’s like having asked first mountaineer to conquer Mount Everest, Edmund Hillary, as to what inspired him to scale the summit. He gave a laconic reply: Because it’s there. So what would make you watch Tiger Zinda Hai. Because it’s here now. Everything […]

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Firangi Film Review: The Effort Shows

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has a period setting, 26 years prior to India’s Independence. Gandhiji has given a call to boycott everything ‘firangi’. Dusty roads lead to villages with mud-houses having no electricity.Even the Raja(Kumud Mishra) ruling over this part of the land,is into debauchery and cares two hoots for his common man. He is willing to marry […]

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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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M S Dhoni Film Review: Long Drawn Out Helicopter Shot

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

M S Dhoni as a most successful Indian Cricket Captain, the Captain Cool who ended the drought of 28 long years and got us once again the ODI World Cup, who also scripted the history for the country as first T20 World Cup Champions–well all this is in public domain,a part of the plethora of […]

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Sultan Film Review : Salman Rules As Anushka Dictates

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Let me make it very clear that this review has no meaning so far box office returns are concerned. Because the magic of Salman Khan is at work. The Midas touch is all over, turning everything into gold. Sultan is touted as a true life inspired story of a Haryana wrestler Sultan Ali but it […]

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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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Badlapur Film Review: Searing And Sour

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

James Allen in his classic As A Man Thinketh had, almost a century ago, observed: Circumstances don’t make a man,they reveal him. Could this be an absolute truth in the world of fiction and that in a noir genre where what is right and what is wrong is not all black or white. Numerous shades […]

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Filmistaan Film Review:Hindustan Na Pakistan, Ab ki Baar Filmistaan

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two things that stir deep and wide-ranging emotions between India and Pakistan are cricket and Hindi films from Bollywood.Whereas cricket evokes more of rivalry and passionate reactions, hindi films are a glue that bonds the people across the border in more humane way. Filmistaan is a tribute to such bonding and camaraderie between the communities […]

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