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Large Short Films

Ever think we need well-made Hindi films with great story-lines and less of the frivolous dramebaazi and naach-gaana? And yes, wish they were shorter? Well, your prayers have been answered. Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films gives a platform … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Mukkabaaz (2018)

Rating : Excellent (5/5) Genre : Drama Year : 2018 Running time : 2 hours 35 minutes Director : Anurag Kashyap Cast : Vineet Kumar Singh, Jimmy Shergill, Zoya Hussain, Ravi Kishan, Sadhana Singh Kid rating : PG-15 Shravan Singh … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #29

Sairat (Marathi, 2016) I’ve watched Marathi movies before, but they are generally non-commercial social-issue based/bio-pic dramas. Sairat is a semi-commercial venture – it has become the highest revenue grossing Marathi film of all time. And well-deservedly so – it is … 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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Movie Review : Pink (2016)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours 16 minutes Director : Aniruddha Roy Chaudhary Cast : Kirti Kulhari, Taapsee Pannu, Andrea Tariang, Amitabh Bachchan, Piyush Mishra, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Angad Bedi Kid rating: PG … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Masaan (2015)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours Director : Neeraj Ghaywan Cast : Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Bhagwan Tiwari, Pankaj Tripathi, Nikhil Sahni Kid rating: PG-15 Devi Pathak (Chaddha) is a … Continue reading

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #27

Gangs of Wasseypur – This is on Netflix as an 8 part series, each episode approximately 40 minutes or so. This series is actually 2 Bollywood movies (5 hours in total) which have been split up to make them easily palatable. … 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 : Ankhon Dekhi (2013)

Rating : Very Good (4.2/5) Genre : Drama Year : 2013 Running time : 1 hour 48 minutes Director : Rajat Kapoor Cast : Sanjay Mishra, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Pahwa, Taranjit Kaur, Namit Das, Maya Sarao Kidwise : G I … Continue reading

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