ANEK (2022)

Release Date: 27/05/2022 Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Andrea Kevichusa, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra Director: Anubhav Sinha Anek fails miserably in its storytelling and character renditions. Proves to be a major disservice to its theme and cause — Ambar Chatterjee My review of Anek will be a spoiler-filled one and it will be from the perspective of someone who…

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…

RUNWAY 34 (2022)

Thrilling, entertaining, and often affecting! This well-made Devgn – Bachchan showdown offers intrigue and drama — Ambar Chatterjee Runway 34 chronicles the journey of Captain Vikrant (Ajay Devgn), a flying prodigy who is just as famous for his exceptional flying skills as he is infamous for his disregard for rules and conforming to set instructions. On…

GUILTY MINDS (2022)

An ably directed, technically proficient, and well-acted series that entertains and intrigues — Ambar Chatterjee Guilty Minds is one of the more well-made and intriguing courtroom drama series that I have seen on Indian OTT space off late. It has to be categorized as a Courtroom Drama series because every episode of the series is about…

APHARAN (2018-2022) – Season 1 & Season 2

Original Air Date: 14/12/2018 -18/03/2022 Platform: Alt Balaji, MX Player, Jio Cinema & Voot Cast: Arunoday Singh, Nidhi Singh, Sanaand Verma, Varun Badola, Mahi Gill Creator: Siddharth Sengupta A perfectly enjoyable series that has solid performances, intriguing drama, and hilarious comic moments — Ambar Chatterjee I heard good things about Apharan when it first came out in 2018 but somehow I…

DASVI (2022)

“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 arrested on charges of corruption and sent to prison on remand as his bail petition languishes under…

KAUN PRAVIN TAMBE ? (2022)

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 a hat-trick against Kolkata Knight Riders and remained the highest wicket-taker…

ATTACK – Part 1 (2022)

“Lackluster execution and poor technicalities ruin a film that could have been a game-changer” — Ambar Chatterjee In Lakshya Raj Anand’s Attack, John Abraham plays an Indian Army officer who is paralyzed while trying to fight a host of terrorists gunning down people in an airport during a 26/11 – like attack. John not only loses…

RRR (RISE ROAR REVOLT) – 3D

Rajamouli’s magnum opus is the epitome of “Mass Entertainment” with rich visuals and heartfelt drama — Ambar Chatterjee I have been excitedly waiting for RRR for as long as I can remember. It skipped multiple release dates owing to the pandemic with the latest being 7th January. This led to my excitement for the film reaching a…

BACHCHHAN PAANDEY (2022)

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 that is not enough, all you need to do is watch its trailer and you will know…

UNDEKHI – SEASON 2 (2022)

“Undekhi is laced with all that I loved about its first season but is extremely frustrating in the end” — Ambar Chatterjee I had a great time watching the first season of Undekhi. It was a tense, thrilling, tightly written, and wonderfully acted series that I could finish in one sitting even though it had 10…