Category Archives: MOVIE REVIEW

102 Not out fails to deliver on the promise.

‘102 not out’ is a nice movie. It is a decently watchable film. Its old style what we call Halki-fhulki all family entertainer. Do not expect the brilliance of Hrishikesh Mukherjee film and you will be fine. It is a film where the roles are reversed than what you may expect in real life. 102… Read More »

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PARI: Interesting love story in a horror film.

You cannot fault Anushka Sharma and ‘Clean Slate films for not taking the risk. NH10 (2015), Phillauri (2017) and now Pari (2018) are all interesting subjects. All of them have Anushka Sharma in the pivotal role. She is a brilliant actress, and no one can crib about home production bias. Meanwhile, Indian audience in-spite of… Read More »

FUKREY RETURNS- I will want it to return again.

If you have seen FUKREY and liked it, you have the right reference point to FUKREY RETURNS. The film will surely entertain you. It’s funny will be an understatement. It is crazy to an extent, and in many places beats the first of the series hollow. However, reference raises expectation and for them; it fails… Read More »

QARIB QARIB SINGLLE, A Delayed Review

I know I am late. Watching ‘QARIB QARIB SINGLLE’ was an after thought. My wife somehow was hell-bent on seeing it and I had to tag along. I am happy I saw the movie. In case you are also one of us who were iffy about it- JUST GO AHEAD ‘QARIB QARIB SINGLLE’. It can’t… Read More »

ITTEFAQ. Not Perfect but good enough. Movie review

Questions, Possibilities, Assumptions Are Three Things That Makes A Murder Crime Thriller Work. Akshay Khanna led ITTEFAQ Has All Of It And A Bit More, going by Indian Standards. Thankfully, the producer and director have kept ITTEFAQ at just over 100-minute of length. It is quite short compared to usual length of Indian films. However,… Read More »

Watch Magic come alive in Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Again. MOVIE REVIEW

I will not be unreasonable to a ‘Golmaal Again’  that is honest in its advertising. ‘No Logic Only Magic’. Just like a Govinda movies, when you decide to watch a Rohit Shetty film titled ‘Goalmaal Again’, you know what to expect. Rohit does not leave anything to chance. At the very start in the title… Read More »

‘Lucknow Central Misses Few Tricks And Twist’. FILM REVIEW

It is completely predictable, yet it engages you in its narrative. It is that simple ‘Run for the Freedom’ story, where you want the prisoners to win against all odds. Unfortunately, there is no real twist in Lucknow Central. Farhan lack of expressions and acting seem perfect qualification for the role. However, in company of… Read More »

LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA. Crushed dreams and caged desires.

In this case, call me old-fashioned or otherwise, the warning goes high. Go watch it with your spouse and/or significant other in life. Watching it with your adolescent daughter is not my cup of tea. Is it vulgar? The answer is No. Is it sexual? And the answer is No and yes. It deals with… Read More »