Category Archives: family-friendly

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 : 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 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 Review : Nil Battey Sannata (2015)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 1 hour 40 minutes Director : Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Cast : Swara Bhaskara, Ratna Pathak Shah, Riya Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Suri Kid rating: G Chanda Sahay (Bhaskara) … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (releases Nov 11th 2015)

Rajshri Productions Prem Ratan Dhan Payo hits theatres this Diwali. From the trailer, this is another epic scale production, and reportedly took more than an year to shoot. It promises to be another Barjatya cocktail with grand sets (the palace … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Shaandaar

Rating : 1/5 Genre : Romance Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 24 minutes Director : Vikas Bahl Cast : Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Pankaj Kapoor, Sanah Kapoor Kid rating: PG If you read the subtitles of this … Continue reading

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Jurassic World and The Minions

No, this is not a formal review. And no, I am not watching Bajrangi Bhaijaan. For now. Let’s see how the old will-power holds up. I remember watching the first Jurassic Park. How long ago that was! The time when … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Gippi (2013)

Rating : 3.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2013 Running time : 1 hour 35 minutes Director : Sonam Nair Cast : Divya Dutta, Riya Vij Kidwise Rating: PG I’ve been wanting to see this film ever since it released … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Piku (2015)

Rating : 4.3/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Shoojit Sircar Cast : Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Jishu Sengupta, Moushumi Chatterjee Kidwise Rating: PG Piku was so … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)

Rating : 4/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 1 hour 51 minutes Director : Sharat Katariya Cast : Ayushman Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Pahwa, Sheeba Chaddha, Sanjay Mishra Kidwise Rating: PG Dum Laga Ke Haisha is … Continue reading

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