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  • Gold movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Gold Cast: Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Nikita Dutta, Amit Sadh, Sunny Kaushal, Vineet Kumar Singh, Kunal Kapoor Director: Reema Kagti Rating: * * ½ Revising history with a fictitious conceit, ‘Gold’ aims to expand the Akshay Kumar brand reach to territories that haven’t given him much of a run at their Box Office, yet….

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  • Satyameva Jayate movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Satyameva Jayate Cast: John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee, Aisha Sharma, Manish Chaudhary, Amruta Khanvilkar¸Tota Roy Chowdhury Director: Milan Milap Zaveri Rating: * * An old-fashioned vigilante justice enterprise that takes incendiary to inflammable heights, this John Abraham vehicle is disjointed and unjustified in its attempt to build-up a valid rationale for a mentally unhinged man’s…

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  • Vishwaroopam 2 movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Vishwaroopam 2 Cast: Kamal Hassan, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah, Nasser, Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapoor, Rajendra Gupta, Anant Narayan Mahadevan, Jude S Walko, Damian Mavis, Russell Geoffrey Banks Director: Kamal Hassan Rating: * * A vanity extension from the first assay ‘Vishwaroopam,’ this multi-lingual film has Vishwanath a.k.a Wisam Ahmed Kashmiri (Kamal Haasan), the Bharatnatyam…

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  • Lashtam Pashtam movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Lashtam Pashtam Cast: Samar Vermani, Vibhav Roy, Dolly Ahluwalia, Om Puri Director: Manav Bhalla Rating: * * ½ Remember the formidable Indo-Pak doubles tennis pairing of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq-Qureshi, that made waves on the ATP circuit and even came close to winning a Grand Slam tournament at the US open 2010? Well, this…

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  • Fanney Khan movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Fanney Khan Cast: Anil Kapoor, Divya Dutta, Rajkummar Rao, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Pihu Sand, Girish Kulkarni, Swati Semwal, Anaitha Nair, Asif Basra, Satish Kaushik Director: Atul Manjrekar Rating: * * For a film that aspires to translate the fictitious success story of a wannabe professional singer through a performance-oriented live TV contest based show,…

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    Karwaan movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Karwaan Cast: Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salman, Mithila Palkar, Amala Akkineni, Bina, Akash Khurana, Kriti Kharbanda Director: Akarsh Khurana Rating: * * ½ This one’s supposedly a road-trip that brings together three discontented souls on a slice-of-life journey that has been contrived to be comforting and rather healing. So from Bengaluru, to Mysore, Ooty, Kottayam,…

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  • Mulk movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Mulk Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Tapsee Pannu, Neena Gupta, Manoj Pahwa, Prachi Shah Pandya, Rajat Kapoor, Prateik Babbar, Ashutosh Rana Director: Anubhav Sinha Rating: * * * At a time when the social fabric of the Nation is being assailed with intolerance, political malfeasance and hate crimes torpedoed largely against a particular community comes ‘Mulk’…

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  • Be Eke Be Marathi movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Be Eke Be Cast: Sanjay Khapre, Jaywant Wadkar, Sancheet Dashrath Yadav, Purnima Vavhal Yadav, Santosh Ambre, Atul Anant Marchande, Arjun Nalawade Director: Sancheet Dashrath Yadav Rating: * * A film setting out to become a leading light for a more progressive and experiential education system is welcome provided it can do it lucidly –…

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  • Pipsi: A Bottle full of Hope Marathi movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Pipsi: A Bottle full of Hope Cast: Sahil Joshi, Maithili Patwardhan, Ajay Jadhav, Atul Mahale, Abhilasha Patil, Pooja Nayak Director: Rohan Deshpande Rating: * * * ½ Set in the backdrop of India’s agrarian distress, this Rohan Deshpande directed, Saurabh Bhave scripted, evolving tale of hope amidst searing tragedy, literally stuns you with its…

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  • Chumbak Marathi movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Chumbak Cast: Swanand Kirkire, Vibhavari Deshpande, Sahil Jadhav, Sangram Desai Director: Sandeep Modi Rating: * * * ½ Akshay Kumar presents his first ever Marathi film, ‘Chumbak’ and it’s a winner all the way. The film is a delightful, bitter-sweet slice-of-life saga revolving around friendship and how it can influence the way one looks…

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  • Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Sanjay Dutt, Soha Ali Khan, Chitrangada Singh, Kabir Bedi, Deepak Tijori, Nafisa Ali, Pamela Bhutoria, Deepraj Rana, Imran Hasnee, Rishina Kandhari Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia Rating: * * ½ The royal saga of deceit, conspiracy, greed and lust that had an appreciably wide-spread audience in…

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  • 31 Divas Marathi movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: 31 Divas Cast: Shashank Ketkar, Mayuri Deshmukh, Reena Agarwal, Raju Kher Director: Ashish Belkar Rating: * * ½ An irregularly engaging, largely uninspiring drama, this film is about a theatre director Makarand Sawant (Shashank Ketkar) who while aiming for a big chance in films, gets struck down by accidental tragedy and eventually finds his…

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