Category Archives: 2017

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 : 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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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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