Sunday, August 18, 2019

Bombariya movie review featuring Radhika Apte

Manic energy, but not enough to make Bombairiya a winner

For a first-time director – Pia Sukanya-- to even attempt a film like Bombairiya is as admirable as it is foolhardy, because a plot in which...
Andhadhun Ayushmann Khurrana

Andhadun

By Deepa Gahlot Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun, is inspired by Oliver Trennier’s French short film, L’Accordeur, and dedicated to once popular Doordarshan programmes Chhayageet and Chitrahaar. The real...
Arjun Rampal in Paltan movie

Paltan

By Deepa Gahlot After making Border and LOC Kargil, JP Dutta has the war film formula down pat, and knows that no matter how boring or...
Kedarnath Movie Review

सारा ने की ज़बरदास्त शुरुआत केदारनाथ से… फिल्म का हिंदी रिवयू

दीपा गहलोत  बॉलीवुड के कई डायरेक्टरों के दिलो दिमाग में हॉलीवुड के स्तर की फिल्म बनाने की चाहत होती है। इसलिए ही ऐसा होता है कि...
The Accidental Prime Minister movie review

बेढंगा, उबाऊ और हद दर्जे का बेतुका

दीपा गहलोत विजय रत्नाकर गुट्टे द्वारा निर्देशित और संजय बारु की किताब पर आधारित द एक्सीडेंटल प्राइम मिनिस्टर फिल्म गांधी परिवार और कांग्रेस पार्टी पर...
Tumbbad

Very watchable horror film!

By Deepa Gahlot Most Indian horror films follow a familiar template with ghosts or monsters terrorising people who are in the wrong place at the wrong...
Why Cheat India movie review

नैतिकता की थोड़ी ज़्यादा खुराक

दीपा गहलोत ‘व्हॉई चीट इंडिया’ में भारत की शिक्षा प्रणाली की जो समस्या दिखाने की कोशिश की है , दरअसल ये व्यवस्था उससे कहीं ज्यादा...
Sunny Deal in Yamla Pagala Deewana

Yamla Pagla Deewana – Phir Se

There was really no reason to make a sequel to two really bad films that may have done well because of the fan following...
John Abraham in Satyamev Jayate movie

Satyamev Jayate

A cop has been burnt to death in his own home. A delivery man arrives to hand over a toaster and the constable on...
Mauli movie review by Xyngr

धर्म +एक्शन + कॉमेडी + रोमांस = माऊली

दीपा गहलोत जब दो अगवा की हुई लड़कियों को बचाने के लिए माऊली ( रितेश देशमुख) स्लो मोशन में फ्रेम में इंट्री करते हैं तो...
Aamir Khan in Thugs of Hindostaan

Very little Thuggee in Thugs of Hindostan

Thugs of Hindostan Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Lloyd Owen, Katrina Kaif and others Rating: 2 stars Talk of waking...
Petta starring Rajnikanth movie review

पेट्टा देखिए, रजनी की दुनिया में खो जाइये

दीपा गहलोत रजनीकांत के लिए दीवानगी तमिलनाडु या दक्षिण भारत से बाहर ना तो समझा जा सकता है और ना ही समझाया जा सकता है।...
Bal Thackeray movie

Propagandist, but not tacky

There is a scene in Abhijit Phanse’s Thackeray, in which the leader is a pall-bearer of one of his followers killed in a violent agitation....
2.0 movie RajiniKanth Akshay Kumar

रजनीकांतची 2.0 चित्रपट कशी आहे? मराठीमध्ये रिवयु वाचा

The problem with 2.0 is that the anti-hero is right, writes Deepa Gahlot dIpaa gahlaaota Wara maagaIla kxahI mahInyaaMpaasaUna ho pahaNyaata AalaMya kxI isanaomaa inavvaL Bavya...
Badhaai Ho ‎Ayushmann Khurrana Sanya Malhotra

Neither comedy, nor high drama, but brilliant little moments

By Deepa Gahlot The most remarkable thing about Amit Ravindernath Sharma’s film Badhaai Ho is the subdued romance between a middle-class, middle-aged couple, surrounded by family...
Bhaiaji Superhitt Sunny Deol

Double Deol, Double Duh!

Sunny Deol and comedy are not usually uttered in the same breath, in spite of some diversions the always angry star has taken in...
Love Yatri

Love Yatri

By Deepa Gahlot The best thing about Love Yatri is the timing of its release—a film set during Navratri, out just before nine days of dandiya...
Upcoming movies in 2019video

2019 की शुरुआत में इन 20 फिल्मों पर रहेंगी निगाहें

इस रिव्यु को अंग्रेजी में पढ़ें: लिंक दीपा गहलोत बीता साल में अच्छी फिल्मों की ज्यादा तादाद ने नए साल से दर्शकों की उम्मीद काफी जगा दी...
Best Movies on Teachers

Teacher’s Way

It's Teacher's Day, and we asked awardwinning film and theatre reviewer Deepa Gahlot to give us her Top 12 Hindi films where teachers play...
The Fakir of Venice

Too stolid to be funny

It’s a wonder that a film that was made over a decade ago, gets released, though, The Fakir Of Venice could well have gone straight to...
2.0 movie RajiniKanth Akshay Kumar

CGI Gobbledygook

It has been seen in recent months that a spectacle is not enough to satisfy the audience. While a star like Rajinikanth with his...
Women of Rythmvideo

Pathbreaking Percussionists

In its third edition, the ‘Women Of Rhythm' concert featured 12 stunning talents from age 16 to 60 saw a reasonably packed St Andrew’s...
John DiMartino jazz

Blast from the Jazz Past

There's something special, enchanting and nostalgic about old-school jazz. Tunes from the Great American Songbook, the masterly compositions of Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin and...