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‘Raazi’ review: Hero-Sum Game

By on May 13, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn “Raazi”, director Meghna Gulzar creates a compelling conflict of emotions that rise far above the thrills, thanks in no small part to Alia Bhatt’s powerhouse of a performance.

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Action | Drama | Movie Review

‘Begum Jaan’ review: No Freedom at Midnight

By on April 15, 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes“You have one month to empty this kotha (brothel)!” says Ilias (Rajit Kapoor). Something told me that the repartee by Begum Jaan (Vidya Balan) would invoke dates and menses, and there it was. It wasn’t even particularly powerful, and it is this predictability that haunts director Srijit Mukherji’s eponymous Begum Jaan (Mrs. Jaan). Written by […]

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Comedy | Movie Review | Romance

‘Ki & Ka’ Review: Ki Sera Sera

By on April 4, 2016

Reading Time: 7 minutesA married couple, both good friends of mine, celebrated their wedding anniversary this Friday, and what better gift to the notoriously lovey-dovey couple, I thought, than tickets to Ki & Ka? Directed and co-produced by R. Balki, who also co-wrote this movie with Rishi Virmani, it promised to be a perfect date movie, and I […]

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