Category Archives: bollywood

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 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 : 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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