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Andhadun


The Accidental Prime Minister movie review

Clumsy, Boring and Borderline Absurd

The Accidental Prime Minister, based on Sanjaya Baru’s book of the same title, and directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, is a clumsy attempt to...
Pataakha Vishal Bhardwaj Sunil Grover

Pataakha

By Deepa Gahlot So, according to Vishal Bhardwaj, India and Pakistan are like two sisters, abusing and slapping each other as they roll in mud? Because...
Uri movie review

सेना को सलाम

दीपा गहलोत भारतीय सेना को किसी सबूत की जरुरत नहीं है लेकिन जिस तरह से देश के कई हिस्से अशांत हैं और इसलिए ही सेना...
Mohalla Assi

Mohalla Assi: Boring & Futile

Mohalla Assi Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi Cast: Sunny Deol, Sakshi Tanwar, Ravi Kishan and others Rating: Two stars   At another time, in surer hands, Mohalla Assi might have been an...
Kedarnath Movie Review

Sara shines in a wannabe Titanic

At the back of many Bollywood directors’ minds, there seems to be this desire to reach Hollywood standards.  So, one just fell flat trying...
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...
Bombariya movie review featuring Radhika Apte

सिर्फ उन्मादी ऊर्जा ही है बॉम्बैरिया की असल ताकत

दीपा गहलोत पहली बार निर्देशक में कदम रख रहीं पिया सुकन्या का बॉम्बैरिया जैसी दुस्साहसी फिल्म बनाने की कोशिश करना ही तारीफ के काबिल है...
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...
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...
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....
Love Sonia

Love Sonia

By Deepa Gahlot Human trafficking is not just an Indian phenomenon, but Tabrez Noorani’s Love Sonia, well-meaning though may be, is a film made for a...
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।...
Best Hindi Films of 2018

Best of 2018: Hindi Films

2018 will go down as the year that caused the must upsets, when superstars tumbled and small films with big hearts got audiences putting...
Manoj Bajpai in Gali Guleiyan

Gali Guleiyan

By Deepa Gahlot A top shot at the end of the Dipesh Jain’s Gali Guleiyan, shows the narrow bylanes of old Delhi like the kind of...
Manto Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Manto

By Deepa Gahlot Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto, has been the go-to name for those who wish to proclaim their liberal and humanist beliefs. His reputation...
Sui Dhaaga Anushka Sharma Varun Dhawan

Sui Dhaaga

By Deepa Gahlot If the world of haute couture pays lip service to Indian fabric traditions, it also helps keep some of the artisans alive—even if...
batti gul meter chalu shahid kapoor shraddha kapoor

Batti Gul Meter Chalu

By Deepa Gahlot Shree Narayan Singh’s last film Toilet Ek Prem Katha brought the issue of open defecation into Bollywood mainstream, but when he tries another...
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...
Baazaar Saif Ali Khan

Baazaar is a watery mess!

By Deepa Gahlot Back in 1987, Gordon Gekko had declared “greed is good” in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street, in which an ambitious young stockbroker is dazzled...
Lupt Movie

Lupt: Horror film?

By Deepa Gahlot A family driving down a dark winding road sees a stroller with a strange looking doll in it, and are quite unperturbed by...
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...