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Movie Reviews

The counting should have stopped with the original

Published on 28-Feb-2015

Ab Tak Chhappan 2 Hindi (U/A) Director: Aejaz Gulaab Cast: Nana Patekar, Vikram Gokhale, Gul Panag, Ashutosh Rana, Govind Namdeo, Raj Zutshi, Mohan Agashe

A stupefying show

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Rudratandava

Rudratandava Kannada (A) Cast: Chiranjeevi Sarja, Radhika Kumaraswamy, Girish Karnad, Ravishankar, Chikkanna, Kumar Govind, Madarangi Krishna Director: Guru Deshpande

The show must go on

Published on 22-Feb-2015

Lost in a plethora of inspirational films are rare ones that remind you of your own goals. While the greatest inspirational films...

An unexpected garbled mess

Published on 22-Feb-2015

Revenge is a dish best served cold. Also, revenge is sweet. Ergo, revenge is ice cream. Unfortunately, in case of "Badlapur"...

A tenacious trek of self-discovery

Published on 22-Feb-2015
A scene from the film.

Based on Cheryl Strayed's "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail", Wild is a wondrous tale of guts and gumption of a...

A smart social entertainer

Published on 22-Feb-2015
Mohanlal and Puneeth Rajkumar in the film.

Salute Puneeth Rajkumar. This is the kind of cinema one expects from the first family of Kannada filmdom.

Valentine blues, platonic pangs

Published on 14-Feb-2015
 Can platonic relationships work? Love, Rosie by Christian Ditter seeks to tackle this tricky theme. However, the problem with this mushy rom-com - based on Irish writer Cecelia Ahern's Where Rainbows End - is that it turns proffering than engaging.

Can platonic relationships work? Love, Rosie by Christian Ditter seeks to tackle this tricky theme. However, the problem with this mushy rom-com...

All is fair in love and politics

Published on 14-Feb-2015
  DK seeks to be slapstick satire on the state of political theatre. However, director Vijay Hampali turns it into a sloppy show, with a corny tussle between a termagant beauty and her beau. A lucky mascot of her politician papa Shive Gowda, our Subbulakshmi gets cross with village dandy DK when he becomes a hurdle in her dad's MP ambition. How the two, with their retinue of rowdies seek to be one up on the other in the run-up to political pinnacle forms the fulcrum of DK.

DK seeks to be slapstick satire on the state of political theatre. However, director Vijay Hampali turns it into a sloppy show...

A bait-and-switch that just might work

Published on 14-Feb-2015
Filmmakers and their works seem to be the latest rage in Hindi cinema, but so are stories from the badlands of northern India. However, while the latter can sometimes get stereotypical, the former is almost always a special case, because the makers are telling their own story: their dreams, their struggles, their triumphs, their journey.

Filmmakers and their works seem to be the latest rage in Hindi cinema, but so are stories from the badlands of northern India....

Brilliant acts make for a stellar show

Published on 06-Feb-2015
Amitabh Bachchan in the movie

There's a fine line between becoming predictable and developing a directorial signature. The Hindi film industry is replete with the former...

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Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

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