Sui Dhaaga movie review: An inspiring story of small towners with big dreams

Sui Dhaaga fits the bill perfectly for an underdog story, with the protagonists resembling everyday people we could relate to, who battle all sorts of odds to rise above what society deems fit for them. It’s inspiring, heartwarming, and most importantly, strikes a chord with the entrepreneurial spirit that’s always been inherent with the youth […]

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Pataakha movie review: A genuinely funny allegory on Indo-Pak tension

We’ve had anti-war movies a dime a dozen in international cinema, with some good ones from regional cinema and Bollywood, too. We’ve also seen several comedies based on political diffusion, though those have mostly been in the foreign domain, with regional Indian films intermittently throwing up a few gems. However, for the first time, a […]

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Batti Gul Meter Chalu movie review: Your brain is barely saved from being fused

Last year, Director Shree Narayan Singh had made the satirical, socially relevant Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, which made everyone sit up and take notice of a new, sensible filmmaker who could probably say something while also entertaining the masses. However, his followup, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, resembles his God-awful debut, Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai (2012) […]

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Mitron receives rave reviews from students who attended the special screenings of the film

Ahead of the movie release, Mitron receives a big shoutout from the students who attended a special screening of the movie in both Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Before Mitron could even hit the silver screens across the globe, the makers of the movie had arranged a special screening of the film for students. as it talks […]

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Manmarziyaan movie review: A distinct but eventually confusing love-triangle

Love-triangles are a dime a dozen in Bollywood and are being made by our filmmakers since the beginning of Hindi cinema. For that matter, love triangles are common across all languages in Indian cinema because of the connect many of them have managed with the audience over the years. This time though the attempt comes […]

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The Nun movie review: A mysterious albeit less spooky entry to the Conjuring Universe

The latest addition to the increasingly popular Conjuring Universe comes in the form of yet another spinoff titled The Nun – an origin story of the demon witnessed by Lorraine Warren at the beginning of The Conjuring 2, which kites her to the basement to reveal a devastating premonition, before the ghost-busting couple move on to […]

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Stree movie review: A good balance of horror and comedy with a few rough edges

It looks like Bollywood is finally warming to the horror comedy genre. Long ago, in 1965, Mehmood had come out with a gem in the genre for its time, Bhoot Bungla, but since then nothing much has happened in the genre baring a Bhool Bhulaiyya here and a Go Goa Gone there, and a few […]

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Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se movie review: A collection of caricatures and flat jokes

You know a film is in trouble when almost not a single punchline works, the actors scream and shout to try and create humor, and the screenplay seems like an afterthought that the makers remembered to pen down between shoots. Alas, Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se, the third installment in the eponymous franchise, not only […]

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Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi movie review: The most-organically funny film from Bollywood in ages

It’s rare these days for Bollywood to come up with comedies where the jokes fly fast and funny, the one-liners keep hitting witty notes, the gags are hilarious, the plot is overflowing with situationally laugh-out-loud moments, all the actor’s get their coming timings spot-on, and the script, though crazy (in quintessential Bollywood fashion), also makes […]

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Satyameva Jayate movie review: Full-blown masala, pasia-vasool entertainment

Satyameva Jayate takes us back to the golden era of masala films and brings back the angry young man with a vengeance. It’s unabashedly mainstream commercial Bollywood in every sense, but falls in the bracket of plot-driven masala entertainment like Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, and Sanjay Dutt better movies in this realm from the […]

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