Review – Toilet : Ek Prem Katha

17 years after the release of Gadar : Ek Prem Katha, comes another prem katha which although may be oblivious of the 1947 Partition but definitely not incognizant of the war they have to fight, a war with their own conscience StarCast : Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Sudhir Pandey, Divyendu Sharma, Anupam Kher, Shubha Khote…

MOM review

​​StarCast : Sridevi, Akshaye Khanna, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Adnan Siddiqui, Sajal Ali, Abhimanyu Singh Plot : A mother’s journey as she goes on to earn the title of a MOM! Review : MOM sees Sridevi play a mother for the third time after Judaai & English Vinglish, and a fierce one at that. The legendary actress…

Movie Review : Hindi Medium

StarCast : Irfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal, Amrita Singh Plot : A satire on the admission system in Delhi Review : Hindi Medium takes me back to my favourite Hrishikesh Mukherjee movie, Chupke Chupke (1975), a movie that celebrates the spirit of Hindi. Forty-Two years down the line and we have Hindi Medium that…

Sarkar 3 movie review

StarCast : Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai, Jackie Shroff, Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy, Bajrangbali Singh  Plot : Sarkar is not a person, its a…..phenomena  Review : Sarkar 3 is RGV’s desperate attempt to regain lost territory and he does succeed to a certain level. The movie is for those who have the patience to…

 Movie Review : Noor 

Noor is Sonakshi Sinha’s most confident movie till date. Her character Noor Roy Chaudhary is believable as an irresponsible journalist who messes up her first big chance of foraying into ‘real journalism’ only to make the most of her second one. The first-person narration does get to you at times. Actors Kanan Gill and Manish…

Farooq Shaikh….The Boy Next Door..

The year was 1973 and a young actor made his presence felt in a supporting role alongside stalwart Balraj Sahni in M.S Sathyu’s Garam Hawa (1973). The movie marked the birth of the Indian New Wave/Parallel cinema in Hindi film industry. A small role in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977) paved way for a…

“Friend of Brando….”

Karl Malden…….probably one of the most endearing actors screen has ever produced. Known for his great screen presence in a number of movies and T.V series, his best came from his association with Director Elia Kazan. Two of his finest roles were in A Street Named Desire (1951) and On the Waterfront (1954), where he was…

The man with a “History of Violence”

It’s David Cronenberg’s 74th birthday! This Canadian filmmaker made his presence felt in the 80’s snd the 90’s with some great sci-fi/horror/fantasy movies that could give even John Carpenter or David Lynch a run for their money. Among them The Dead Zone (1983),  The Fly (1986) a remake of the 1958 classic and Dead Ringers…

It’s Sir Michael Caine’s Birthday ! 

It’s Sir Michael Caine’s 84th birthday! For the young crop of movie lovers, Michael Caine may be best known as the ‘old guy’ in all Christopher Nolan movies but for those who have been fed on 60s British cinema, he was the suave British guy with the cockney-accent who received worldwide acclaim with Alfie (1966),…

Not MISSING IN ACTION….simply following the…CODE OF SILENCE!!

The year was 1972 and a young martial artist of American origin came in the ‘Way of the Dragon’, literally. The actor chosen to face the Chinese legend was none other than Chuck Norris. Chuck Norris has since then starred in numerous action movies and franchises giving tough competition to action stars like Sylvestor Stallone,…

“The game begins…….NOW!”

Watching Logan was a heartening experience for me. It was like letting go of yet another childhood memory of mine. Wolverine/Logan for me is a mutant equivalent of Superman. Plot – Let’s just say…. it’s our very own Hugh Jackman playing the most loved mutant for the last time! StarCast – Hugh ‘Wolverine’ Jackman, Patrick ‘X’…