Category Archives: real-life-based

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 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 : Aligarh (2016)

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 1 hour 54 minutes Director : Hansal Mehta Cast : Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkumar Rao, Sumit Gulati Kid rating: PG-17 Aligarh leaves an impression. Days after watching it, I still remember … 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 : 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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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #28

Katiyabaaz (2013, India) Directors: Deepti Kakkar, Fahad Mustafa In India, electric wires supplying electricity to homes run above ground. Illegal connections and electricity theft is commonplace, and done by calling in a “katiyabaaz” who will splice up a connection to … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Neerja (2016)

Rating : 4.5/5 Genre : Drama/Bio-pic Year : 2016 Running time : 1 hour 42 minutes Director : Ram Madhvani Cast : Shabana Azmi, Sonam Kapoor, Tikku Kid rating: PG-13 Neerja is based on the real-life story of courageous airflight … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Airlift (2016)

Rating : 3/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 10 minutes Director : Raja Menon Cast : Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Purab Kohli, Kumud Mishra, Prakash Belwadi Kid rating: PG-13 Watching Airlift, I am reminded … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Talvar

Rating : 3.7/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 35 minutes Director : Meghna Gulzar Cast : Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Sohum Shah, Prakash Belwadi, Sumit Gulati Kid rating: PG-15 Talvar … Continue reading

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