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…

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…

RAAT AKELI HAI (2020)

Release Date: 31/07/2020 Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Nishant Dahiya, Aditya Srivastava, Shweta Tripathi Director: Honey Trehan Gripping! Intense! Realistic!…Nawazuddin and Radhika shine bright in one of the finest whodunit thrillers of recent times Jatil Yadav (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) was christened Jatin Yadav on birth. A silly albeit honest mistake from his mother at the time…

YAARA (2020)

Release Date: 30/07/2020 Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Kenny Basumatary, Amit Sadh, Vijay Verma, Shruti Hasan Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia A poorly executed misadventure that should be missed at all costs Yaara is a remake of the French crime drama Les Lyonnais ( A Gang Story) directed by Olivier Marchal. It was initially intended for a theatrical release…

BREATHE : INTO THE SHADOWS (2020)

Release Date: 10/07/2020 Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen, Amit Sadh, Saiyami Kher, Hrishikesh Joshi, Shrikant Verma Director: Mayank Sharma  Breathe: Into The Shadows falls short of its mark because of poor writing and indifferent direction  Avinash (Abhishek Bachchan) is a successful clinical psychiatrist who often collaborates with the Delhi Police on complicated cases and helps…

COMPANY (2002)

Release Date: 12/04/2002 Cast: Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala, Antara Mali, Seema Biswas, Rajpal Yadav, Vijay Raaz Director: Ram Gopal Varma Writer: Jaideep Sahni One of the finest Indian gangster films that broke all conventions and carved out a niche for its director  Malik (Ajay Devgn) and Chandrakant Nagre aka Chandu (Vivek Oberoi)…

BANDIT QUEEN (1994)

Release Date: 30/06/1995 Cast: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Vivek, Govind Namdeo Director: Shekhar Kapur Writer: Mala Sen A sweeping and emotionally charged epic that boasts of stellar performances and emotionally charged drama Phoolan Devi endured despicable abuse, torture, and racial discrimination throughout her life that eventually shaped her into a ruthless and…