Tag: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

BabuMoshai Bandookbaaz Film Review: Damp Squib

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some movies are made just for effect,to show that look how smart we as filmmakers are. BabuMoshai Bandookbaaz has a premise that has look at me written all over. Babu Bihari aka Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a small time contract killer somewhere in the badlands of Uttar Pradesh,having daring do with no compunctions in eliminating the […]

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Munna Michael Film Review: Rest In Pieces Michael

| July 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The wannabe dancer Dolly aka debutante Niddhi Agarwel from small town Meerut wants to prove to her father that yes,there is no need to be a doctor or an engineer, winning a dance reality show is a creditworthy aspiration in itself.Fair enough. Then there is an abandoned child,baptised as Munna (by his adoptive single parent,and […]

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MOM Film Review: Ma Ma Matchless

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

You had a feeling after watching the trailers that what to expect from MOM. As such daughter-mother relationship is a complicated one. And if daughter is a growing teen with a step mother,it is a very tenuous bond indeed. Arya Sabharwal (Sajal Ali) is not able to forget her now deceased biological mother and gives […]

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Raees Review: Rich Dividends Are Elusive

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Way back in nineties I had visited Gujarat town of Rajkot in the course of my duty for a multinational company with which I was working. Staying in an upscale hotel I felt like cooling myself in that sultry climate with a beer or two. I expressed my desire to the room staff and he […]

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Raman Raghav 2.0 Film Review: Twisted And Torturous

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sriram Raghavan had made a film on serial killer Ramanna (year 1991) that stalked the streets of erstwhile Bombay in 1960s. He murdered 41 unknown people, just like that and was sentenced to death. Later his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. Raghuveer Yadav had essayed the role of that psychotic killer. Infact the […]

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TE3N Film Review : Best Of Three Is Not Best Of A Movie

| June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is with Kolkatta that used to be the capital of British Raj in India, stuck in a time warp. It’s the third film in as many years where I have seen Kolkatta with its yellow ambassador cabs, Howrah Bridge backdrop, heritage builidings. Nothing of glass, steel and concrete. No modern landscape or architectural showpieces. […]

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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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