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Movie Preview : Simran (releases September 15th, 2017)

Simran is a film I’m looking forward to, because it is directed by Hansal Mehta (Aligarh, Shahid) and stars Kangana Ranaut, wo this year, hasn’t had much in the way of hits.

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Movie Review : Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017)

Rating : 2.8/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 25 minutes Director : Akshay Roy Cast : Ayushman Khurana, Parineeti Chopra, Kid rating: PG This film’s review can be summed up thusly: the trailers were … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Lucknow Central (releases Sept 15th 2017)

Lucknow Central stars Farhan Akhtar, and directed by Ranjit Tiwari, who’s assisted on movies like D-Day. The film looks gritty and interesting, although time will tell

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Movie Review : Mom (2017)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 26 minutes Director : Ravi Udyawar Cast : Sridevi, Sajal Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Akshaye Khanna, Adnan Siddiqui Kid rating: PG Sridevi is Devki Sabharwal, a busy … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Toilet – Ek Prem Katha (releases August 11th, 2017)

If you search the web, you find many articles on the lack of proper toilet facilities in rural India – especially for women. This is the subject for this romantic tale. It stars Akshay Kumar and the much-slimmed-down Bhumi Pednekar, … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Bahubali2 (The Conclusion)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 47 minutes Director : S. S. Rajamouli Cast : Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Tammanah Bhatia, Nasser Kid rating: PG Now that we’d … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Jab Harry Met Sejal (releases 4th August 2017)

A not so clever pun on “When Harry met Sally”, which is a very different story, this one stars Shahrukh as Punjabi Harinder, and Anushka as Gujarati Sejal Shah. Looks cute. And it’s directed by Imtiaz Ali. High hopes etc. … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Bahubali (The Beginning)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Historical Year : 2015 Running time : 3 hours 17 minutes Director : S. S. Rajamouli Cast : Prabhas, Rana Daggubatti, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nasser, Tamannah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty Kid rating: PG Bahubali came and … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dear Zindagi (2016)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 30 minutes Director : Gauri Shinde Cast : Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Kunal Kapoor, Ali Zafar, Angad Bedi Kid rating: PG Dear Zindagi is a coming-of-age, … Continue reading

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Movie Review : M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story (2016)

Rating : 3.9/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 20 minutes Director : Neeraj Pandey Cast : Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Disha Patani, Kumud Mishra, Rajesh Sharma Kid rating: G I hadn’t … Continue reading

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