Category Archives: 2017

Movie Preview : Qarib Qarib Single (releases 10th November, 2017)

Who would’ve thunk it? Irrfan Khan as mainstream hero? In a romance? Well, it has happened not once but twice. You have doubtlessly watched the lovely Piku in which he romances the lively architect portrayed by Deepika Padukone. In “Qarib … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016)

Rating : 4.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Ratna Pathak-Shah, Konkona Sen-Sharma, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Vikrant Massey, Sushant Singh, Shashank Arora Kid rating: PG-15 Bollywood digs bromances. … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Chef (releases Oct 6th, 2017)

This one is based upon the American original. That, I thought, was just about average. Hopefully this will be better.

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #30

Suburra (Italy, 2015) This engrossing film stars Pierfrancesco Favino, among a huge star cast. Set around a plot involving Ostia, a real estate development of a Las Vegas style town, this stylish neo-noir thriller has local mafia bosses, corrupt politicians … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Secret Superstar (releases Oct 19th 2017)

Among the depressingly bombastic films upcoming in the later part of the year, comes this little gem – or what looks like it. Zaira Wasim (of Dangal fame) stars as a wannabe singer who sings undercover because of familial strictures. … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Anaarkali of Aarah (2017)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Swara Bhaskara, Pankaj Tripathy, Sanjay Mishra, Ishtiyak Khan, Mayur More, Vijay Kumar Kid rating: PG-15 Anaarkali (Bhaskar) is … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (releases September 1st, 2017)

The Hindi remake of Tamil film “Kalyana Samayal Saadham” Shubh Mangal Saavdhan stars Ayushman Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar, both of whom are having a very good year.

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Movie Review : Bareilly ki Barfi (2017)

Rating : 3.2/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Cast : Ayushman Khurana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Seema Pahwa, Pankaj Tripathi Kid rating: PG You’ll know that I’m … Continue reading

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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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