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Movie Review : Badrinath ki Dulhania (2017)

Rating : 3.65/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 19 minutes Director : Shashank Khaitan Cast : Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sahil Vaid, Rituraj Singh, Gauhar Khan, Shweta Prasad Kid rating: G Here’s another film … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Phillauri (releases March 24th, 2017)

A Punjabi love-tale involving a ghostly spirit, Phillauri stars Anushka Sharma (who is also the producer) and Diljit Dosanjh. Seems decent and comedic. The only downside to this is Dosanjh, who I have trouble seeing as a hero. Anushka, however … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #29

Sairat (Marathi, 2016) I’ve watched Marathi movies before, but they are generally non-commercial social-issue based/bio-pic dramas. Sairat is a semi-commercial venture – it has become the highest revenue grossing Marathi film of all time. And well-deservedly so – it is … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Badrinath ki Dulhania (releases March 10th, 2017)

Is this Humpty Sharma 2.0 or a whole new film all on its own? Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt star in similar looking avatars; Dhawan probably has the dumb act down pat :). Looks entertaining though!

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Movie Review : Rangoon (2017)

Rating : 3.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 36 minutes Director : Vishal Bharadwaj Cast : Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan, Richard McCabe Kid rating: PG-15 In Rangoon, Vishal Bharadwaj does a … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Rangoon (releases February 24th, 2017)

Vishal Bharadwaj’s new offering starring Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut.

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Movie Review : Madaari (2016)

Rating : 3/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 13 minutes Director : Nishikant Kamat Cast : Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Shergill, Vishesh Bansal, Tushar Dalvi Kid rating: PG Madaari is kind of like “A Wednesday” … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Jolly LLB 2 (releases February 10th, 2017)

The sequel to Jolly LLB but with Akshay Kumar, who doesn’t have quite the acting chops Arshad Warsi has. Human Qureshi co-stars, and the wonderful Saurabh Shukla makes an appearance. Director Subhaash Kapoor directs this one too.

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Movie Review : Raees (2017)

Rating : -1/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 41 minutes Director : Rahul Dholakia Cast : Shahrukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Narendra Jha, Zeeshan Ayyub, Mahirah Khan, Atul Kulkarni Kid rating: PG-13 Shahrukh Khan is … Continue reading

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Best Hindi Films of 2015

10. Bajirao Mastani The grandeur and beauty of this film was quite something. While I wasn’t totally floored by this film, it was quite the visual spectacle – Bhansali made sure of that. 9. Badlapur Badlapur was a violent, gory … Continue reading

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