MIRZAPUR – SEASON 2 (2020)

Release Date: 23/10/2020 Cast: Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Varma Created by: Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna Director: Gurmmeet Singh, Mihir Desai, Karan Anshuman Old foes are annihilated and new rivalries are forged in this blood-soaked saga of redemption, hate, and payback Munna Bhaiya (Divyendu Sharma) in the final…

SCAM 1992: THE HARSHAD MEHTA STORY (2020)

Release Date: 09/10/2020 Cast: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Nikhil Dwivedi, Satish Kaushik, Rajat Kapoor Director: Hansal Mehta & Jai Mehta Hansal Mehta relates Harshad Mehta’s story with panache and aplomb It is easy to call Harshad Mehta a thief and a scamster but the kind of complexities that he bifurcated in order to mould and…

BAD BOY BILLIONAIRES: INDIA (2020)

Release Date: 02/09/2020 Cast: Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Subrata Roy, and a host of other characters associated with these individuals Director: Dylan Mohan Gray, Johanna Hamilton, Nick Read The series brings nothing new to the fore but it does shake us with some apologetic interviews that are absolutely shocking Bad Boy Billionaires: India is a…

SERIOUS MEN (2020)

Release Date: 02/10/2020 Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aakshath Das, Nasser, Indira Tiwari, Sanjay Narvekar, Shweta Basu Prasad Director: Sudhir Mishra Relevant, important and engrossing! Serious Men is a sarcastic poke at all that is wrong with our society today Ayyan Mani (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is the personal assistant of Dr. Arvind Acharya (Nasser) at the National Institute…

JL50 (2020)

Release Date: 04/09/2020 Cast: Abhay Deol, Ritika Anand, Piyush Mishra, Rajesh Sharma, Piyush Mishra Director: Shailender Vyas A proficient attempt at mishmashing sci-fi, fantasy and mythology with strong performances On a bright sunny morning in Lava, West Bengal, a mammoth passenger airline comes crashing down on a hilltop. On the very same day another flight,…

HALAHAL (2020)

Release Date: 21/09/2020 Cast: Sachin Khedekar, Barun Sobti, Purnendu Bhattacharya, Manu Rishi Chadha Director: Randeep Jha Barun Sobti and Sachin Khedekar’s spirited performances propel this interesting thriller that could have been so much better In the very first scene of Halahal, we witness the brutal murder of a talented (we learn this part later) medical…

AASHRAM – Season 1 [Part 1] (2020)

Release Date: 28/08/2020 Cast: Bobby Deol, Aaditi Pohankar, Tushar Pandey, Darshan Kumaar, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Anupriya Goenka Director: Prakash Jha Spirited performances, interesting story, and authoritative direction make Aashram an entertaining and engrossing watch Aashram chronicles the journey of Baba Nirala Kashipur Wale (Bobby Deol), a godman-esc character evidently modeled on Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim…

UNDEKHI (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Surya Sharma. Harsh Chhaya, Abhishek Chauhan, Ayn Zoya, Ankur Rathi, Apeksha Porwal Director: Ashish R. Shukla A delightful thriller that is elevated by stupendous performances and intriguing plot and interpersonal drama DSP Barun Ghosh (Dibyendu Bhattacharya) is investigating the murder of a police officer in the Sunderbans. The evidence…

CLASS OF ’83 (2020)

Release Date: 21/08/2020 Cast: Bobby Deol, Anup Soni, Hitesh Bhojraj, Sameer Paranjape, Ninad Mahajani, Prithvik Pratap, Bhupendra Jadawat Director: Atul Sabharwal Class of ’83 is neither entertaining enough nor important enough to merit a view Class of ’83 chronicles the journey of Dean Vijay Singh (Bobby Deol), head of the Nashik Police Training School, who…

KHUDA HAAFIZ (2020)

Release Date: 14/08/2020 Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Shivaleeka Oberoi, Annu Kapoor, Aahana Kumra, Shiv Panditt Director: Faruk Kabir Sameer (Vidyut Jammwal), a middle-class software engineer falls head-over-heels in love with Nargis (Shivaleeka Oberoi) on his introductory meeting where their families ponder over a possible arranged marriage in the future. Sameer woos Nargis over the next few…

AVRODH : THE SIEGE WITHIN (2020)

Release Date: 31/06/2020 Cast: Amit Sadh, Darshan Kumar, Neeraj Kabi, Vikram Gokhle, Madhurima Tuli Director: Raj Acharya Avrodh could have been great but misses its mark because of lackluster execution and some poor performances On 18th September 2016, Pakistan backed terrorists of Jaish-E-Mohammad attacked the Indian Army Base camp at Uri and killed 19 soldiers…

LOOTCASE (2020)

Release Date: 31/06/2020 Cast: Kunal Khemu, Vijay Raaz, Ranvir Shorey, Gajraj Rao, Rasika Duggal, Aryan Prajapati, Manuj Sharma Director: Rajesh Krishnan Lootcase is a hilarious and heartfelt attempt at situational comedy that is rooted in the real life issues of the privileged, poor and criminal Nandan Kumar (Kunal Khemu), a down on his luck lower-middle-class…