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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 : 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 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 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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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 : Margarita with a Straw (2014)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2014 Running time : 1 hour 40 minutes Director : Shonali Bose Cast : Kalki Koechlin, Revathy, Kuljeet Singh, Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, Tenzing Dalha, William Moseley, Malhar Khushu Kid rating: R, … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Rating : 3.5/5 Genre : Drama Year : 2015 Running time : 2 hours 38 minutes Director : Sanjay Leela Bhansali Cast : Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Tanvi Azmi, Milind Soman Kid rating: PG-13 Bajirao Mastani is a very Bhansali-esque … 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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