Category Archives: Bollywood Reviews

REVIEW: HALF GIRLFRIEND


When Chetan Bhagat (an alumnus of my Alma Mater, IIM Ahmedabad) crafted his first novel FIVE POINT SOMEONE, he (by design or default, and I would like to believe it was by design) made an immediate impact because every English … Continue reading

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REVIEW: SARKAR 3


SARKAR 3 The one thing that put me off most in Ram Gopal Varma’s SARKAR 3 was how the storyline sounded so very anachronistic. Rehashed and retold a number of times, there is not an iota of novelty or freshness … Continue reading

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REVIEW: BAAHUBALI 2


BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION Amongst the various figures quoted in connection with BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION, the one I found most impressive was the number of screens in US which screened this from yesterday. At a staggering 1400, this is … Continue reading

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REVIEW: RANGOON


  As soon as I saw the first few scenes of Vishal Bharadwaj’s RANGOON featuring Russi Bilimoria, played brilliantly by Saif Ali Khan, a question struck me suddenly. Why does Vishal get the best out of Saif only when he … Continue reading

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REVIEW: KAABIL


The inevitable has happened: the clash between Hrithik Roshan’s KAABIL and Shah Rukh Khan’s RAEES is beginning to take its toll and in a few days and weeks, we will know who is the winner at the box-office. But, purely … Continue reading

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REVIEW: THE STATE vs JOLLY LLB 2


  The extent to which THE STATE vs JOLLY LLB 2 is fast becoming a much talked about movie can be gauged not merely by how it has come close to becoming a member of the 100 crore club, but … Continue reading

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REVIEW: RAEES


REVIEW: RAEES About ten years back, Rahul Dholakia wrote and directed a very sensitive movie PARZANIA which was themed around the Gujarat Riots. And quite justifiably, he won the National Award for the best directorial effort. The movie was a … Continue reading

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