LAAL SINGH CHADDHA (2022)

Release Date: 11/08/2022 Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni Director: Advait Chandan Underwhelming, poorly acted, and emotionally hollow! LSC will only open a whole new can of worms with its portrayal of terrorists — Ambar Chatterjee There can be many reasons to remake a film in a country that is as vast and…

GOOD LUCK JERRY (2022)

Release Date: 29/07/2022 Platform: Disney+Hotstar Cast: Janhvi Kapoor, Mita Vashisht, Sushant Singh, Jaswant Singh Dalal, Sahil Mehta, Deepak Dobriyal  Director: Siddharth Sen Did Janhvi Kapoor pass her litmus test of acting? — Ambar Chatterjee Good Luck Jerry is an official remake of Kolamavu Kokila that had Nayanthara essaying the protagonist and was considered one of the best dark…

BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2 (2022)

Release Date: 20/05/2022 Cast: Kartik Aaryan, Tabu, Kiara Advani, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra, Milind Gunaji, Rajesh Sharma Director: Anees Bazmi A crime against humanity and a slap on the face of the moviegoers! “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2” is the “Radhe” of 2022 — Ambar Chatterjee Every time I walk into a cinema, the least I expect…

PANCHAYAT – SEASON 2 (2022)

Platform: Amazon Prime Video Original Air date: 20/05/2022 Cast: Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta, Faisal Malik, Raghubir Yadav, Chandan Roy Director: Deepak Kumar Mishra Panchayat – Season 2 is the most remarkable “unremarkable” series that you can find on the OTT today — Ambar Chatterjee I was bowled over by Panchayat Season 1 and was confident that the…

DASVI (2022)

Platform: Netflix, Jio Cinema Release Date: 07/04/2022 Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Nimrat Kaur, Yami Gautam, Manu Rishi, Arun Kushwah Director: Tushar Jalota “Entertaining, thought-provoking, and well-acted. Dasvi is a solid one time watch” — Ambar Chatterjee Ganga Ram Chaudhary (Abhishek Bachchan) is the chief minister of the fictional state of Harit Pradesh. He is not strictly speaking an honest politician and is…

BACHCHHAN PAANDEY (2022)

Release Date: 18/03/2022 Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Arshad Warsi, Pankaj Tripathi, Jacqueline Fernandez Director: Farhad Samji Bloated, boring, crass, and stupefying! Here is why you should steer clear of Bachchhan Paandey — Ambar Chatterjee The fact that Farhad Samji has directed Bachchhan Paandey should tell you everything that you need to know about this film. If…

ROCKET BOYS (2022)

Platform: Sony Liv Release Date: 4/2/2022 Cast: Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra, Rajit Kapoor, Saba Azad Creator: Nikkhil Advani Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh shine in an interesting and entertaining retelling of Indian history — Ambar Chatterjee A series like Rocket Boys should have been made ages ago. It is one of the biggest tragedies of…

YEH KAALI KAALI ANKHEIN(2022)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 14/01/2022 Cast: Tahir Raj Bhasin, Anchal Singh, Saurabh Shukla, Shweta Tripathi, Brijendra Kala   Creator: Siddharth Sengupta Where obsessive love turns life-threatening and Bollywood-ish treatment goes unhinged — Ambar Chatterjee I had a great time with this series primarily because of how absurd and self-aware it was and yet how engrossing…

KOTA FACTORY – SEASON 2 (2021)

Release Date: 24/09/2021 Platform: Netflix Cast: Mayur More, Jitendra Kumar, Ranjan Raj, Alam Khan, Ahsaas Channa Creator: Saurabh Khanna Every second spent on watching “Kota Factory Season 2” is time well spent — Ambar Chatterjee The second season of Kota Factory picks up exactly where the first season had left off. Vaibhav (Mayur More) has finally joined…

BHOOT POLICE (2021)

Release Date: 10/09/2021 Platform: Disney + Hotstar Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Yami Gautam, Jacqueline Fernandez Director: Pavan Kirpalani Boring, repetitive, unfunny and toothless! Bhoot Police is a horror-comedy that no one wanted but got anyways — Ambar Chatterjee Bhoot Police is the story of two brothers, Vibhooti (Saif) and Chiraunji (Arjun) who are the…

HASEEN DILLRUBA (2021)

Platform: Netflix Release Date: 02/06/2021 Cast: Taapsee Pannu. Vikrant Massey, Harshvardhan Rane, Aditya Srivastava, Yamini Das Director: Vinil Mathew Spicy, raunchy, rambunctious! Taapsee and Vikrant add credibility to a racy and engrossing whodunit thriller — Ambar Chatterjee Rani (Taapsee Pannu) in Haseen Dillruba constantly keeps referencing a fictitious Hindi pulp fiction author, Dinesh Pandit through her dialogues…

SUNFLOWER (2021)

Platform: Zee5 Release Date: 11/6/21 Cast: Sunil Grover, Mukul Chadda, Ashish Vidyarthi, Ranveer Shorey, Annapurna Soni Director: Vikas Bahl and Rahul Sengupta Propelled by an ensemble cast and heartfelt segments, Sunflower could have culminated better — Ambar Chatterjee Sunflower is the story of a man who is hounded by the police for being different. Not bad….