Category Archives: REVIEWS

REVIEW: TOILET: EK PREM KATHA


TOILET: EK PREM KATHA The entire human race can be categorized in two ways: those who have the luxury of defecating in the “privacy” of their homes and those who have no alternative but to defecate in the open. And … Continue reading

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REVIEW: JAB HARRY MET SEJAL


JAB HARRY MET SEJAL Writer Director Imtiaz Ali’s first and only true commercial success was the delightful romcom JAB WE MET. And in the last ten years, he has unsuccessfully tried to recreate the magic of JAB WE MET in … Continue reading

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REVIEW: MOM


REVIEW: MOM Actress Sridevi is 54 years old; she started acting as a child artiste when she was four years old. That means that 2017 marks fifty golden years of her association with filmdom. And in this special year, we … Continue reading

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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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