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…

SACHIN: A BILLION DREAMS (2017)

Sachin: A Billion Dreams is a docudrama-biographical film directed by James Erskine. The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and spans a period from his childhood to him lifting the world cup in 2011. I have been an ardent cricket fan till 2009 to say the very least. Post that,…

DANGAL (2016) – Initial Thoughts

Dangal is the story of now famous wrestler, Mahavir Singh Phogat and how he realized his dreams of international glory for his country by training his two daughters to be international wrestlers. It’s a sports drama at heart but owing to its setting and the manner in which it is acted, the film becomes much…

M.S. DHONI : THE UNTOLD STORY (2016)

I would like to start this review by saying that Neeraj Pandey is one of my favorite directors in Indian cinema today. I love almost all his previous films including the Bengali film that he merely wrote and produced (Royal Bengal Tiger). M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was supposed to be one of my favorite…

FREAKY ALI (2016)

I have a colleague in my office who is known for his poor jokes (PJs). It all started with very few actually understanding them and many ridiculing the sheer insanity of the jokes. But with time we came to adore his PJs and as of now they make us laugh almost every day. Freaky Ali…