Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, Horror film, New Release

O Stree, Raksha Karna

Guys, this movie has got to be the most outrageous movie of the year! Stree is a full dhamaal movie. But don’t take it lightly… it’s a true blue horror movie.  And a comedy. And these guys may well have created a whole new genre of films, Comic Horror! The movie is as funny as… Continue reading O Stree, Raksha Karna

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Karwan: A convoy driven by Irrfan Khan

Chances are you have not seen this movie. ‘Coz  it kind of sneaked in without any marketing hype or promos along with two other promising releases, Mulk and Fanney Khan. So that makes this review still relevant. And even if you have seen it, I am sure you are dying to know if others liked… Continue reading Karwan: A convoy driven by Irrfan Khan

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Sanju, a film that pulled me in two directions

I have two separate ratings for this movie. Because I feel as though two Sanju movies were released. And to do justice to Ranbir Kapoor, I need to separate out his movie from Sanju Baba’s. So there are these two movies – one is Sanju, a regular fiction film, starring Ranbir. It deserves a 4… Continue reading Sanju, a film that pulled me in two directions

Bollywood, Experience, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Raazi, the best kept secret of 2018

Two women have given 2018 its best movie of the year. Meghna Gulzar deftly directs the most cute looking and girl-woman Aalia Bhatt,  in the role of an Indian spy in Pakistan, a true story leading up to the Indo-Pakistan War of '71. That this chota packet can act, like Wow! has been proven over… Continue reading Raazi, the best kept secret of 2018

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright!

3 *** movie! Look what the Santa Claus brought back ---Tiger Zinda Hai! A Salman- Kat movie can warm up any  winter, but didn't quite... Where did it lose it stars?! It’s a Salman movie, and yet it made me go to sleep in the end sequences!! Unbelievable, ‘coz I don’t remember the last time… Continue reading Tiger Tiger Burning Bright!

Bollywood, Film Review, New Release

Qareeb Qareeb, But Not All the Way!

Perceptions dwindle away, and real people emerge when cosmetic facades fall and senses communicate. What we always wonder in odd looking couples, isne isme kya dekha hoga? somewhere we get an answer to such questions in this charming love story.

Bollywood, Film Review, New Release

Shubh Mangal Savdhaan!!

 First off, here’s the verdict, so you don’t delay your laughter potion. A big Thumbs Up! GO Watch! You can read this review later. (But do read it, please :-)) Shubh Mangal Savdhaan is a movie that has sneaked in from nowhere, a seemingly low-budget film that has only its story-telling to bank on. And… Continue reading Shubh Mangal Savdhaan!!

Bollywood, Film Review

Wish Harry Hadn’t Met Sejal

It had been so long that I had seen a good movie. I was even ready to settle for Jagga Jaasoos just to break the longest movie upvaas I had been having. But then Harry Met Sejal was just around the corner and I decided to see the movie I had been waiting for. Such… Continue reading Wish Harry Hadn’t Met Sejal