Category Archives: social issues

Movie Preview : Hichki (releases Feb 23rd, 2018)

Rani Mukherjee is Naina Mathur, an aspiring teacher who has Tourette Syndrome. The film is about her overcoming challenges to make a difference in the life of the kids she teaches.

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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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Movie Review : Toilet – Ek Prem Katha (2017)

Rating : Good (3.7/5) Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 35 minutes Director : Shree Narayan Singh Cast : Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher, Divyendu Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Rajesh Sharma Kid rating : PG … Continue reading

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Movie Preview : Pad Man (releases Jan 26th, 2018)

Based on Tamil activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who developed the low-cost sanitary napkin to combat unhygienic practices by rural women during menstruation, Pad Man is helmed by director R. Balki and stars Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.

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What To Watch On Netflix Instant – Edition #31

Caramel (Lebanon, 2007) This graceful Cannes-nominated film is about five women in Beirut, Lebanon, who work in or around a beauty parlor. There is Layale(Nadine Labaki), a single woman, who is having an affair with a married-with-children man. We never … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016)

Rating : 4.2/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2016 Running time : 2 hours Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Ratna Pathak-Shah, Konkona Sen-Sharma, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Vikrant Massey, Sushant Singh, Shashank Arora Kid rating: PG-15 Bollywood digs bromances. … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Anaarkali of Aarah (2017)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 3 minutes Director : Ashwin Das Cast : Swara Bhaskara, Pankaj Tripathy, Sanjay Mishra, Ishtiyak Khan, Mayur More, Vijay Kumar Kid rating: PG-15 Anaarkali (Bhaskar) is … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Mom (2017)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2017 Running time : 2 hours 26 minutes Director : Ravi Udyawar Cast : Sridevi, Sajal Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Akshaye Khanna, Adnan Siddiqui Kid rating: PG Sridevi is Devki Sabharwal, a busy … 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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