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‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’Hindi Movie Review

'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”; Director: Shree Narayan Singh; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Divyendu Sharma, Sudhir Pande and Anupam Kher; Rating: **** There is a point of no return in the plot when we, the audience, become so immersed in the protagonist’s crusade for a better tomorrow that we …

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‘Mom’ Hindi Movie Review

'Mom' Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Mom”; Director: Ravi Udyawar; Cast: Sridevi, Akshaye Khanna, Adnan Siddiqui, Sajal Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pitobash and Abhimanyu Singh; Rating: ***1/2 This fictionalised revenge drama has the same template as the recently released Raveena Tandon starrer “Maatr”. Here, the story focuses on Devki Sabharwal, a biology teacher who reprimands her …

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‘Tubelight’ Hindi Movie Review

Salman's 'Tubelight' gets dim opening

Film: “Tubelight”; Director: Kabir Khan; Cast: Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Zhu Zhu, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Yashpal Sharma, Matin Rey Tangu and Isha Talwar; Rating: *** Salman Khan had once said, “Cinema should always be in touch with the soil of the country. My films celebrate the heartland of India.” And …

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‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams Hindi Movie Review

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams Hindi Movie Review

‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’; Director: James Erskine; Starring: Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Anjali Tendulkar, Sara Tendulkar, Mayuresh Pem; Rating: **** 1/2 There is something about Sachin Tendulkar, something so correct and so innocent you want him to win in life even when you know he is no …

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‘Half Girlfriend’ Hindi Movie Review

'Half Girlfriend' Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Half Girlfriend”; Director: Mohit Suri; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor; Rating: *** 1/2 (3 and a half stars) You can accuse Chetan Bhagat’s novels of being lots of things from silly to shallow. But you can never fault themA for their entertainment value. Director Mohit Suri known to make …

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‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ Hindi Movie Review

'Meri Pyaari Bindu' Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Meri Pyaari Bindu”; Directed by Akshay Roy; Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra; Rating: **(2 stars) Sometimes a debutant director shows a spark that never quite lights up the screen. God knows, Akshay Roy displays a keen eye for Kolkata’s eccentricities: the trams and the fast-food lanes, the Durga idol …

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‘Sarkar 3’ Hindi Movie Review

'Sarkar 3' Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Sarkar 3”; Director: Ram Gopal Varma; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Manoj Bajpayee, Amit Sadh, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Ronit Roy, Rohini Hattangadi and Yami Gautam; Rating: ***1/2 In “Sarkar 3”, the legacy of Subhash Nagare aka Sarkar, the indisputable and ominously powerful politician of Maharashtra continues. The film uses …

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‘Naam Shabana Hindi Movie Review


Film: ‘Naam Shabana’; Director: Shivum Nair; Starring: Tapsee Pannu, Manoj Bajpayee, Prithvi Raj, Akshay Kumar; Rating:**** For a superstar who gallantly steps back to let the female hero of this gripping-from-the-word- go thriller, take centrestage, it is rather unchivalrous of Akshay Kumar to be billed in the end-titles before the …

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‘Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya Hindi Movie Review

'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' mints Rs 12.25 crore on opening day

Film: “Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya”; Writer and Director Shashank Khaitan; Starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt; Rating: **** From Jhansi to Singaporea. Phew! This is one helluva joyride. “Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya”(BKD) starts off looking like one of those obnoxious rom-coms where the hero won’t take a no for an answer and the …

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‘Commando 2 Hindi Movie Review

'Commando 2 Hindi Movie Review

Film: “Commando 2: The Black Money Trail”; Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Freddy Daruwala, Adah Sharma and Esha Gupta; Director: Deven Bhojani; Rating: **** After a week of drudgery at the theatres when we were coaxed into wading through a self-designed epic slush on war and love, it is such a welcome …

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