Category Archives: 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: KAATRU VELIYIDAI


REVIEW: KAATRU VELIYIDAI (TAMIL) Twenty five years back, the management graduate from Mumbai turned film maker Mani Ratnam, introduced himself to the Bollywood world through ROJA. That also marked the debut of A R Rahman, and what Rahman has created … 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: THE GREAT WALL


REVIEW: THE GREAT WALL Very rarely does one get to see a Hollywood production before it is released in the US and when the opportunity presented itself when THE GREAT WALL came to the Muscat screens, I lost no time … Continue reading

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REVIEW: LION


  It is a little unusual for someone (about whom there is a perception of his being a First Day, First Show personality) to be viewing a Last Day, Last Show. I must say that this happened to a very … Continue reading

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