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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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Movie Preview : Raabta (releases 9th June 2017)

Raabta’s trailer promises an interesting story – rebirth/time-travel maybe? I’m being optimistic with the time-travel hopes, of course . This is the first directorial venture for prolific film producer Dinesh Vijan, who’s run the gamut from producing tasteful crowd-pleasers like … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Hindi Medium (releases 12th May 2017)

Irrfan Khan, Deepak Dobriyal and Pakistani actress Saba Qamar star in Saket Chaudhary’s (he also directed the very lovely “Pyaar ke Side Effects”) “Hindi Medium”. In the film Qamar’s character says that in India, English isn’t a language – it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Jolly LLB 2 (2017)

Rating : 3.4/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 20 minutes Director : Subhash Kapoor Cast : Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra Kid rating: PG This is what … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Meri Pyaari Bindu (releases 12th May 2017)

Abhi (Ayushmann Khurana) and Bindu’s (Parineeti Chopra) love-story comes at us 12th May. Look promising. The film will continue the saga told of in the trailers, which are 5 in all, all conveniently embedded below for your viewing pleasure. Chapter … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Befikre (2016)

Rating : 3.6/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 30 minutes Director : Aditya Chopra Cast : Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor, Arrmaan Ralhan, Ayesha Mishra Kid rating: PG-13 Befikre – or carefree, is what our … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Anaarkali of Aarah (releases March 24th, 2017)

This preview is a little late, but I still feature it because am such a fan of the three main leads of this film: Swara Bhaskar (of Nil Battey Sannata fame), Sanjay Mishra and Pankaj Tripathi.

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Movie Review : Aligarh (2016)

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 1 hour 54 minutes Director : Hansal Mehta Cast : Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkumar Rao, Sumit Gulati Kid rating: PG-17 Aligarh leaves an impression. Days after watching it, I still remember … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Jagga Jasoos (releases July 14th, 2017)

Anurag Basu brings us a tale of a search – a search for Jagga Jasoos’s missing father. Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor) is accompanied by the lovely Katrina. Seems quirky.

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