Saturday, March 23, 2019

Uri movie review

Tribute to the Forces

The Indian army should not need an endorsement, but the way things are in various troubled parts of the country, a shout out to...
Petta starring Rajnikanth movie review

Watch Petta, Get Rajinified

The fan following of Rajinikanth cannot be defined or understood outside of Tamil Nadu and the extended Southern belt. It is made up of...
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Ek Ladki…: Sweet, sensitive & where no mainstream film has ventured before

A mainstream film, with popular stars venturing into the LGBTQ space is cause for a hurrah, even if it is potholed with problems. Even...
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।...
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...
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...
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...
Ranveer Singh in a poster of Simmba

Excess UnLtd in Simmba

Read this review in Hindi: Link Rohit Shetty is a master of excess, and he has found a soul brother in the irrepressible Ranveer Singh....
Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi featuring Kangana Ranaut

Khoob Ladi Kangana…

The ‘Khoob ladi mardani’ aspect of the Rani of Jhansi is part of Indian consciousness, since she is just about the only female leader...
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...
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...
Mauli movie review by Xyngr

Religion + Action + Comedy + Romance = Mauli

When Mauli (Riteish Deshmukh) walks into the frame in slow motion to rescue two abducted girls, his weapon of choice is a brick. This...
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...
Zero movie Shah Rukh Khan

Pointless Plot. Tepid Love Story

When a director literally shortens a superstar, then the story being told should justify it, or it remains at the level of gimmick—oh, look...
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...
Zero movie Shah Rukh Khan

फिल्म – ज़ीरो, स्क्रिप्ट – डबल ज़ीरो, लव स्टोरी – ट्रिपल ज़ीरो

यहाँ पढ़िए ज़ीरो का इंग्लिश में रिव्यु: लिंक दीपा गहलोत जब एक निर्देशक एक सुपरस्टार को वस्तुत: छोटा करता है तो उस कहानी को इसके साथ न्याय करना चाहिए नहीं तो वो सिर्फ एक फिल्मी हथकंडा बनकर रह जाता है - फिर उसे देखकर लोग यही कहते हैं कि अरे देखो वीएफएक्स टेक्नीशियन क्या...
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...
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...
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...
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...