Free Press Journal
  • Pari: Review, Cast and Director

    She’s not the fairytale kind of Pari but a Rakshas, we’re told- born of Ifrit (Devil/evil worshippers)and it’s only Qayamat(a group of vigilante Arabic spewing exorcists of sorts) led by a one-eyed professor Qasim( Rajat Kapoor) who can prevent her from spreading her poison within humankind.

  • Lady Bird: Review, Cast and Director

    Customary cannon-fodder for cinematic critiques, Catholicism gets a surprisingly even-handed treatment in debut film-maker Greta Gerwig’s humorous and insightful coming-of-age story set in a Catholic school in California. The title character (Saoirse Ronan) isn’t paying homage to former US President Lyndon B Johnson’s spouse in insisting on the nickname instead of the baptismal Christine, but alluding to a desire to fly the coop.

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    Veere Ki Wedding review: Another wedding-wali romcom

    There are two brothers played by the talented duo Jimmy Sheirgill and Pulkit Samratm who keep knocking into an assortment of girls from Haryana and Delhi as they plough along a plot that pulsates a populated energy. That in a nutshell, is ‘Veere Ki Wedding’ (VKW) one more film about a shaadi, a baraati and other challenges that man faces when wooing a woman.

  • Ram Kapoor makes me laugh a lot: Sunny Leone

    Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone says actor Ram Kapoor has a great sense of humour. Sunny lauded the actor after she shot two episodes of Discovery JEET’s “Comedy High School” along with Ram, who is the host of the show.

  • Terrorism misguiding youth: Subramanian Swamy backs PM Modi’s statement

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that terrorism is a mindset that misguides the youth. “He is 100 percent right. This mindset makes us suspicious and pollutes our mind. Muslims become targets. So this mindset is the key thing. These terrorists are being brainwashed to give up their life foolishly. Prime Minister has beautifully put it. He

  • On this day in 2008, Virat Kohli and team lifted under-19 World Cup

    New Delhi: On this day in year 2008, India under-19 cricket team, spearheaded by Virat Kohli, lifted the World cup trophy. In the finals of the then World Cup in Malaysia, India defeated South Africa to win by 12 runs by the Duckworth-Lewis method. Coming to bat first, India were bowled out for a below-par score of 159 in 45 overs.

  • Pakistan bans ‘Pari’, CBFC says it is against Islamic values

    Often Indian films get banned in Pakistan and now it’s Anushka Sharma’s latest flick Pari which released world-wide on Friday, March 2 is banned in Pakistan. The reason behind the ban is that story, script, dialogues are against Islamic values, “Pari’s script, dialogues and storyline go against our Islamic values. The concepts within Islam have different ideologies about magic. This film stimulates the viewers in favour of black magic and promotes thoughts

  • How Ranbir Kapoor was conned into believing Anushka plays a dog woman in ‘Pari’

    Mumbai: Clover Wootton, who designed the eerie look for actor Anushka Sharma in “Pari”, says she once lied about the actor’s role to Ranbir Kapoor. Clover, who is also working on the Dutt biopic with Ranbir, decided to trick the star into believing that his “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” co-actor was playing the character of a dog woman in the upcoming movie.

  • Jammu and Kashmir, J&K, arrested

    CBI arrests bank manager for 14 crore scam in rural bank

    Hasanpur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against branch manager and eight other employees of a regional rural bank over an alleged scam of over Rs 14 crore in Uttar Pradesh’s Hasanpur. The CBI filed the FIR after receiving a complaint from the bank, which detected suspicious transactions in the branch.

  • Pari movie review: The movie will send chills down your spine

    There is a heart-stopping moment of elemental candour in this chilling portrayal of love amidst satanism, where Anushka Sharma, in what easily ranks as her best performance to date, is seen scavenging food from a dustbin. The irony of the situation, suffused as it is in a surfeit of ominous forebodings, is that she is ferreting for discarded food in a kitchen with a refrigerator filled with food.

  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ‘unprovoked firing’

    Islamabad: Pakistan summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh for the second consecutive day today over the “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the Line of Control. Foreign Office said that Director General (South Asia & SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and condemned the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces along the LoC on March 1 in Bhimber/Samahini Sectors.

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    Man seeks divorce from wife for not being dutiful; Bombay High Court junks plea

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has dismissed a city resident’s plea for divorce from his wife on the allegations that she had failed to be a dutiful wife since, among other things, she used to wake up late and that she did not cook tasty food. A bench of Justices K K Tated and Sarang Kotwal upheld an order of the family court that had dismissed the divorce plea filed by a

  • Virat Kohli reviews ‘Pari’: Anushka Sharma’s best work ever, very proud of her

    Paris is the first movie of Anushka Sharma after marriage with Virat Kohli, the movie is out in theatres and Virat has given his verdict on the movie. He took to his Twitter and wrote “Watched #Pari last night, has to be my Wife’s best work ever! One of the best films I’ve seen in a long time. Got quite scared but so very proud of you @AnushkaSharma,” he wrote.

  • I want to pick brains of Dhoni and Bravo: Mark Wood

    Chennai: England paceman Mark Wood today said he wants to pick the brains of former India skipper M S Dhoni and West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo and emerge as a “match winner” for Chennai Super Kings during next month’s Indian Premier League.

  • CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram, What is INX Media case? All you need to know

    In an unprecedented fall out of events where former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s son, Karti Chidambaram, was arrested by CBI, at the Chennai airport on his return from the United Kingdom. The CBI arrested Karti Chidambaram in connection with the alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance in the INX Media case.