Drama | Movie Review | Musical

‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ review: Man Ki Baat

By on May 14, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesThis Friday, as I stepped out of the cinema hall, chewing the mental cud, so to speak, wondering what to make of director Akshay Roy’s Meri Pyaari Bindu (My Lovely Bindu), I was ambushed by representatives of a newly launched TV news channel, and before I could say “No swami”, I found myself in their […]

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Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Movie Review

‘Noor’ review: Hollow Ma’am

By on April 23, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesYou’re facing what is possibly the biggest crisis of your life. You’re at your wit’s end, wondering how on earth you’ll ever resolve it. No, your boyfriend hasn’t given you the thumbs down. And no, your first date didn’t end up with you slobbering all over your mains. It’s much worse than this and anything […]

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Action | Crime | Movie Review | Mystery

‘Naam Shabana’ review: Tap (to) see the Power

By on April 2, 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesHere’s a question that if you answer correctly, will immediately qualify you for an interview with India’s top-secret agency – it (the agency, not the question) is beyond the purview of all the listed, government-sanctioned ones, ostensibly craftier and more effective than all the armed forces put together. Ready? Here goes: You’ve caught the only […]

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Action | Drama | History | Movie Review

Airlift: Flair India

By on January 24, 2016

Reading Time: 5 minutesAs Akshay Kumar’s voice over informed us in the end that this was the biggest human evac operation ever to be carried out, the audience in the cinema hall broke out in affectious applause, whistled, and hooted. And then, the credits began rolling. And no one, I mean, not a soul, moved from their seats. […]

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