KAUN PRAVIN TAMBE ? (2022)

Release Date: 01/04/2022 Platform: Disney+Hotstar Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Anjali Patil, Ashish Vidyarthi  Director: Jayprad Desai Could “Kaun Pravin Tambe?” do justice to the incredible true story of the titular character? Pravin Tambe is an Indian cricketer who made his international debut in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match playing for Rajasthan Royals in 2013. The following year he scalped…

JHUND (2022)

Release Date: 04/03/2022 Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ankush Gedam, Rajiya Suhel, Angel Anthony, Karthik Uikey, Akash Thosar, Rinku Rajguru Director: Nagraj Manjule Jhund is a poignant and heartwarming underdog story that has the power to enchant you — Ambar Chatterjee I literally had to push myself to go watch Jhund even though every muscle in my body told…

83 (2021)

Release Date: 24/12/2021 Cast: Ranveer Singh, Pankaj Tripathi, Jiiva, Jatin Sarna, Ammy Virk, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin Director: Kabir Khan 83 will rekindle fond memories with its efficient storytelling, solid direction, and a stellar performance from Ranveer Singh — Ambar Chatterjee Kabir Khan’s 83 is over 2 hours and 30 minutes long and yet it doesn’t spend…

RASHMI ROCKET (2021)

Release Date: 15/10/2021 Platform: Zee5 Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Priyanshu Painyuli, Supriya Pathak, Shweta Tripathi, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Varun Badola, Abhishek Banerjee Director: Akarsh Khurana Powered by a blistering Taapsee Pannu performance, Rashmi Rocket has enough power to take off — Ambar Chatterjee Rashmi Rocket immediately brought back memories of the ordeals that Indian athlete Dutee Chand…

TOOFAAN (2021)

Platform: Amazon prime Videos Release Date: 16/07/2021 Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Vijay Raaz, Darshan Kumaar Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra The unremarkable “Toofaan” is a sorry attempt at mish-mashing sports and tragic inter-religion romance — Ambar Chatterjee When a film is evidently confused between being two things at the same time, it is…

CHHALAANG (2020)

Release Date: 13/11/2020 Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub, Saurabh Shukla, Jatin Sarna, Satish Kaushik Director: Hansal Mehta Rajkummar Rao and Hansal Mehta conjure up another film between them that is enjoyable, investing and funny Montu (Rajkummar Rao) is the PT teacher of a small school in Haryana. His father, Satish Kaushik, is…

PAILWAAN (2019)

Release Date: 12/09/2019 Cast: Sudeep, Suniel Shetty, Aakanksha Singh, Sushant Singh, Kabir Duhan Singh, Avinash, Sharath Lohitashwa Director: S. Krishna Krishna aka Kichcha (Kichcha Sudeep) is an orphan brought up by Sarkar (Suniel Shetty). Sarkar is his God not because he brought him up but because of the love that he showered on him. He…

CRICKET FEVER MUMBAI INDIANS (2019)

Original Air Date: 1/3/2019 Cast: The Mumbai Indians Team and others Series Producers: Simon Barker, Krishnendu Bose and Others I was a humongous cricket fan growing up. I still have my collection of Sportstar magazines from times when there was no internet and online articles. I remember going through the articles about the Cricket World…

INSIDE EDGE (2017)

  Original Air Date: 10 July 2017 Director: Karan Anshuman Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Siddhant Chaturvedi. Inside Edge is by no means perfect. It has an antagonist who hams to the extent of getting on your nerves. There are things that happen towards the end of the series that would…

GOLD (2018)

Release Date: 15/8/2018 Director: Reema Kagti Written By: Reema Kagti (Story) and Rajesh Devraj (Story and Screenplay) Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vineet Singh, Kunal Kapoor, Mouni Roy, Amit Sadh, Sunny Kaushal. Background Score: Sachin-Jigar Gold is the fictional story based on a real one of India winning its first gold in the Olympics after independence. The…

SOORMA (2018)

Release Date : 13/07/2018 Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Angad Bedi, Tapsee Pannu, Satish Kaushik, Vijay Raaz Director: Shaad Ali Soorma is the retelling of the inspiring true story of Indian Hockey legend Sandeep Singh (Diljit Dosanjh) who has been clocked as the fastest drag-flicker in the history of the sport. Not only has he brought laurels…

MUKKABAAZ (2017)

Mukkabaaz chronicles the journey of Shravan Singh (Vineet Kumar Singh), a passionate Boxer from Bareilly who unwittingly gets into a scuffle with the local don Bhagwan Das Mishra (Jimmy Shergill) who also controls the Boxing selections of the city. Mishra who used to be a boxer in his time now runs a gym where he…