Tag Archives: Review

Jai Jawaan Jai Kisaan

Review :- No matter how noble the intent, poor execution cannot be excused. Especially when you attempt to make a biopic, pay an ode to someone who’s made a difference to the society. You need special talent to make a terribly uninspiring film on an inspiring personality. The script makes it evident that no amount of research whatsoever has gone ...

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Khamoshiyan

Review :- In spite of Meera telling Kabir that her hotel (built in the style of an English country manor) is vacant, without batting an eye he chooses to stay! She also mentions that she is married to an ailing Jaidev (Gurmeet Choudhary), who is bed-ridden and so she looks after his sinking business. Kabir’s growing infatuation for the mysterious ...

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Hawaizaada

Review :- The makers of Hawaizaada are prudent to tell you that this is a work of fiction, though the material at hand is sourced from the life of Marathi scientist Shivkar Talpade, who constructed and flew India’s first plane in 1895. The film unfolds in the Bombay Presidency, where Shivi (Ayushmann) – having failed the fourth grade eight-times-over – ...

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Rahasya

Review :- Aayesha’s maid Remy (Ashwini Kalsekar) who first discovers her dead body, alleged boyfriend Riaz, parents Rajesh and Aarti (Tisca Chopra), their doctor friends, absconding servant Chetan, his relative Sudhakar Mishra… Paraskar’s quest to unravel the mystery by interrogating these possible suspects forms the story. Rahasya opens with a disclaimer stating it is fictitious. However, it doesn’t take you ...

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Baby

Review :- A top-secret counter-espionage team ‘Baby’ is born after 26/11. Its officers, led by Ajay Singh (Akshay), have no official records or responsibilities – except to thwart terror attacks. If caught, the government maintains ‘plausible deniability’ about them. But meanwhile, the trial-basis unit battles threats from Pakistan, within India and multiple global locations. Can ‘Baby’ bite the bad guys ...

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Dolly Ki Doli

Review :- Meet Dolly (Sonam). The ultimate runaway bride. But she doesn’t ride off into the sunset on a steed. She dumps the studs in sherwanis instead. After robbing them of their money and jewellery – leaving their real ‘jewels’ untouched. The ‘con-banega-fraud-pati’ gang has a full TV serial of a family. A dowry-doling dad, a ‘groom-scanning’ brother (Mohammed Zeeshan ...

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Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene

Review :- The underworld don claims the money as his, putting Prithwi in the soup. A cat and mouse game ensues between the two. Meanwhile, Prithwi shares this sudden development with his good for nothing roomie Sam (Rannvijay Singh), but decides to keep girlfriend Megha (Tina Desai) out of it. The film has an interesting premise and the unraveling of ...

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Alone

Review :- So what happens when conjoined twins Anjana and Sanjana (Bipasha Basu) make the same man, Kabir (Karan Singh Grover) the object of their desire? No prizes for guessing. The sisters end up despising one another and can hardly wait to go their separate ways (pun intended). Unaware of the undercurrent of this emotion, Kabir, an advertising executive, (who ...

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I

Review :- Lingesan (Vikram) is a bodybuilder from a small town in Tamil Nadu, who dreams of winning the Mr India title for bodybuilding. Besides dumbbells, his only other love is supermodel Diya (Amy Jackson). Life throws up a pleasant surprise to our sweet little simpleton. After winning the Mr Tamil Nadu contest for his perfect physique, he bags plum ...

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Tevar

Review :- Hell hath no fury like a politician scorned. This stands true for the better part of India where every minister is a government unto himself. So you have Mathura’s minister-cum-goonda Gajender Singh (Manoj Bajpayee) wooing collegian Radhika (Sonakshi Sinha). When she rejects his marriage proposal, he vows to get the girl by hook or by crook. There’s bound ...

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