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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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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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What To Watch On Netflix Instant: Edition #26

A Series Edition this time – here are 5 recent Netflix Series I enjoyed: Witnesses (“Les témoins”, France, 2014) This is a very atmospheric mystery-thriller series with two detectives in a small, sleepy, coastal French town trying to find the … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)

Rating : 4.2/5 Genre : Romantic Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 50 minutes Director : Zoya Akhtar Cast : Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Shefali Chhaya, Anushka Sharma, Zarina Wahab, Farhan Akhtar, Rahul Bose, Parmeet … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Tanu Weds Manu Returns (22nd May 2015)

Remember Part 1? I do. And I hope Part 2 is as good if not better.

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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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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #25

The Debt (US, 2010) The Debt is a spy film about three Mossad agents who try to apprehend a dangerous Nazi criminal in 1965’s East Berlin. The three are considered war heroes at home when they return with the mission … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #23

– The Heir Apparent : Largo Winch (“Largo Winch”, France, 2008) If this were not in French, I could almost mistake it for a Bollywood movie, so masala-packed is this film. Billionaire Nerio Winch is murdered and his secret adoptive … Continue reading

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Movie Review : PK (2014)

Rating : Good (4.3/5) Genre : Romance Year : 2014 Running time : 2 hours 33 minutes Director : Rajkumar Hirani Cast : Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Saurabh Shukla, Sushant Singh, Boman Irani, Parikshit Sahni Rajkumar Hirani generally makes good … Continue reading

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