Tag: Pankaj Tripathi

Fukrey Returns Film Review: A Forced Return

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

A true blue sequel is one that takes the story ahead from its predecessor.In that sense Fukrey Returns a la Tanu Weds Manu Returns is a real sequel,unlike Golmaal Returns that’s merely encashing the Golmaal franchise. Its not that Fukrey Returns is innocent and has no such intentions. Infact it also intends to cash in […]

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Newton Film Review: Falls Short of Scoring a Ton

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

To review a movie that has already been announced as India’s Official Oscar entry requires a great deal of objectivity and integrity. Since I saw Newton in the evening show after a PR coup of sorts had been made regarding its ‘Oscar worthy’ Credentials, my task was tough. To give the Devil its due, Newton […]

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Bareilly Ki Barfi Film Review: Worth Savoring

| August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Life is nothing but recycling. A girl is smitten with a guy of her dreams. To reach him she takes help of another guy who is equally besotted with her. He escorts her on her search.In the process the two share some great time together. The transformation takes place. Perceptions change. The girl feels her […]

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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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Anaarkali Of Aarah Film Review: Sparkles and Sputters

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

What if a woman who does not have a right to be even born, demands right over her own body,her own sexuality?. Of late this theme has been grist to Bollywood film factories. Bollywood because its no more a hindi cinema in its strict terminology, but movies made in hinglish, hence Hindi film industry is […]

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Nil Battey Sannata Film Review : I Have A Dream

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The expression Nil Battey Sannata has more resonance in the northern belt of India, that basically means zero divided by zero is nothing. It’s a metaphor for anyone being good for nothing-a big zero, in any given area, situation, especially any subject. A 15 year old Apeksha aka Apu(Riya Shukla) is one such girl who […]

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Masaan Film Review: Realism Revisited

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Small town aspirations, lifestyles and dreams, especially from North India, have, of late, been subject of many a hindi film with good sprinkling of critical acclaim and box office success. Do Dooni Chaar, Shuddh Desi Romance,Dum Laga Ke Hai Sha, Aankho Dekhi, are few that come to mind. Masaan (a corrupted name for Shamshaan-a hindu […]

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