Category Archives: humor

Movie Review : Simran (2017)

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours Director : Hansal Mehta Cast : Kangana Ranaut, Sohum Shah, Kishori Shahane, Hiten Kumar, Rupinder Nagra Kid rating: PG-15 Kangana Ranaut is “Simran” – an alias … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Tumhari Sulu (releases 1st December, 2017)

Vidya Balan is Sulu or Sulochana, a jolly looking, middle class housewife, whose life changes when she becomes a radio jockey in Mumbai. In the trailer, we see Sulu doing husky voiceovers and bursting into paroxysms of mirth. So, Sulu … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017)

Rating : 3.8/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours Director : R. S. Prasanna Cast : Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Bhargava-Pahwa, Brijendra Kala Kid rating: PG-15 It’s raining movies. It always has. But this … 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 : 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 … 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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