Category Archives: directors

Movie Preview : Rangoon (releases February 24th, 2017)

Vishal Bharadwaj’s new offering starring Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut.

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Movie Preview : Jolly LLB 2 (releases February 10th, 2017)

The sequel to Jolly LLB but with Akshay Kumar, who doesn’t have quite the acting chops Arshad Warsi has. Human Qureshi co-stars, and the wonderful Saurabh Shukla makes an appearance. Director Subhaash Kapoor directs this one too.

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Best Hindi Films of 2015

10. Bajirao Mastani The grandeur and beauty of this film was quite something. While I wasn’t totally floored by this film, it was quite the visual spectacle – Bhansali made sure of that. 9. Badlapur Badlapur was a violent, gory … Continue reading

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Best Hindi Films of 2016

My Top 10 movies for 2016 are below. These are, from my point of view, the best hindi films of 2016. Do let me know if you disagree 10. Wazir Wazir should have been rated higher, but this revenge drama … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : OK Jaanu

OK Jaanu starring Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor releases January 13th. It is the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit “OK Kanmani”, which is on Netflix, and is a pretty cute romance starring Dulquer Salmaan and the perky Nithya … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dangal (2016)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 49 minutes Director : Nitesh Tiwari Cast : Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra, Girish Kulkarni Kid rating: G Dangal is based on … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Dangal (releases December 23rd)

Dangal is an Aamir Khan production and is directed by Nitesh Tiwari, who produced the gorgeous Nil Battey Sannata (his wife directed it). So this’s got to be good.

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Movie Preview : Befikre (releases December 9th)

Aditya Chopra’s Befikre releases next month. It features the lovely Vaani Kapoor and the chameleon-esque Ranveer Singh. Stuff about living in Paris, loving and living life to the hilt. Hopefully it will live up to the hype.

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Movie Preview : Dear Zindagi (releases November 23)

Dear Zindagi features Alia Bhatt and Shahrukh Khan, two people who seem incongruous in one frame if romantically linked. This film is directed by Gauri Shinde, who did such a marvelous job with English Vinglish, so there’s hope. The trailers … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)

Rating : 3.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 38 minutes Director : Karan Johar Cast : Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Fawad Khan Kid rating: PG-13 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil reminds me … Continue reading

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