After a yawning experience with stale plate of Raees, we needed a good flick to get us back on rhythm. Saheb Bibi Golaam on Netflix, Singapore, fulfilled that dosage. Often the Bengali film industry struggles to bridge the gap between … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Saheb Bibi Golaam combines to a good thriller
The Violin Player is a 72 minute Hindi movie extremely detailed, slow and yet when it ends, you will realise it couldn’t have been better. And demands a second viewing; and not just for its scintillating violin tracks. Powerhouse actor … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: The Violin Player leaves an everlasting impression
Akshay Kumar is the only mega star actor who dares to carry entire range of Bollywood. From ludicrous Housefulls to sombre Airlifts to pacy Babys to rowdy Rathores. No Khan would dare risk such a portfolio nor get into low … Continue reading Movie Review: Jolly LLB2 is great watch movie too
Sairat (Marathi, meaning wild) is a love story of two socially unequal people, with a tragic ending and with ordinary friends assisting. That’s Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak plus Tezaab plus Love Sex aur Dhoka: three Bollywood classics rolled into one … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Sairat is the QSQT moment of Marathi cinema
There is some truth that Bollywood makers take liberty to bash Hinduism and Hindu personalities when they depict history or cultures. However the flip side of story is that the likes of Sunny Deol, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and every … Continue reading Society: The two cheeks of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali slap
‘Log kya sochenge agar yeh hum sochne lage, to fir log kya sochenge’ ‘Jitne saal se tu khaki khaki khel raha hai na, utne saal se main khadi khadi khel raha hun’ ‘Log kya sone ke time gawah lekar sote … Continue reading Movie Review: Engaging Kaabil, worth the bill as Hrithik wins dil!
Two thirds into this 150 min ordeal, Shah Rukh Khan angrily snarls ‘Kaun mai ka laal hai.. Kaun mai ka laal hai.. Saala’. The style of delivery instantly reminds you of the one and only don of Bollywood – Amitabh … Continue reading Movie Review: Spend your money on plate of Jeera or Sambar Raees instead!
It’s amazing how the Southern India film industries make quality, mass connect movies off unique story lines and little known, fine actors. Kannada mystery thriller ‘U Turn‘ on Netflix, Singapore took me by surprise as a horror story carved out … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: U Turn scares enough to stop taking illegal u-turns
Ek Hazarachi Note (Marathi, meaning One Thousand Rupee Note) is a mid 2014 released movie which underlines the pain a poor, haggard villager undergoes when suddenly thrust with a Rs 1000 currency note. 82 yr old widow, Buddhi (marathi for … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Ek Hazarachi Note is a mock on some #Demonetisation rants
Dangal gives a solid dhobi pachaad (rural India wrestling knock out move) and bloodied nose message to a 1.3 billion populated patriarchal society, that refuses to acknowledge the existence of girls. It’s 161 minutes of stellar performances, breathtaking wrestling scenes, … Continue reading Movie Review: Dazzling ‘Dangal’ is contrarian to ‘3 Idiots’ messages on parenting