HEROINE

Madhur Bhandarkar over the years has made a niche for himself making movies that brings forth realities which are right in-front of our eyes but we choose to ignore them. He is not the only director who has dealt with these theme but he has seen some prolific success because of the simple reason that…

WHAT MADE EK THA TIGER TROUNCE AGENT VINOD

With Ek Tha Tiger’s (ETT) predictable but rollicking start at the box office, one question that must have come to the regular cinegoer’s mind would be, “where lies the difference between ETT and the recent but faltered Agent Vinod (AV)?” Both the movies have a RAW agent at the helm of the events with a…

SOUTH REMAKES: GOOD OR BAD FOR BOLLYWOOD

If you thought double roles were a Bollywood invention, think again. Telugu film Ramudu Bheemudu starring N.T. Rama Rao was remade by Tapi Chanakya in 1967 with Dilip Kumar as Ram and Shyam. Mani Ratnam directed Kamal Haasan in Tamil superhit Nayagan. The remake Dayavan starred Vinod Khanna, Feroz Khan and Madhuri Dixit in lead…

BARFI!

“There are movies that entertain, there are movies that enlighten and then there was Barfi!…” If the promos were enough to raise expectations, Barfi! will simply astound you with its content and soul. Seldom we come across a movie with such potential and were the potential is utilized to its fullest. Anurag Basu does not…

NAAN EE

It’s about time that the largest makers of Films in the world walked into some of the unchartered territories that have remained a taboo for it for as long as we can think of. With sexuality and on your face violence coming out of the closet, the next inline was obviously imaginative creature films. With…

RAAZ 3 (2012) 3D

The Bhatt camp over the years has churned out a melee of sequels and it was only a matter of time, after the success of Raaz and semi-success of Raaz 2 that Raaz 3 would be on the cards. With Bipasha Basu giving the nod for the role, Emran Hashmi tagging along and Vikram Bhatt at…

GRANDMASTER

Chandrasekhar (Mohanlal) is a down on luck policeman. His wife Deepti (Priyamani) is the highest paid criminal lawyer of the city. Their professional wars have resulted in the annihilation of their married life. Known for his astute policing and highly developed intellect, Chandrasekhar has withdrawn himself from active policing in spite of being a maestro…

THE EXPENDABLES 2 (2012)

Release Date: 24/08/2012 Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Jet LI, Dolph Lundgren, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Nan Yu, Bruce Willis, Scott Adkins, Liam Hemsworth Director: Simon West The first installment of The Expendables had me rooting for the spectacular action and the charisma of Stallone and Statham. I…

EK THA TIGER

After a wait of almost three months, innumerable speculations, views, predictions of groundbreaking business and millions of bated breaths, “the tiger” finally roars. Sitting with a capacity audience in city multiplex for a first day first show, I couldn’t help but get hysteric about this movie which i have come to respect over the last…

SAMAY (2003)

Somewhere in the middle of cacophony of formulaic and mundane fares churned out in Bollywood, comes a movie which reinstates your belief for a motion picture industry which is renowned for producing the maximum number films every year and that too in innumerable languages. The big production houses, the iconic stars, their fan following, the…

THE DICTATOR

Sasha Baron Cohen has been synonymous with outrageous humor. Movies like Borat and Bruno made us laugh out loud and they had a great re-see value associated with them. The Dictator walks the same path but with a difference in treatment. While the previous two installments took a more documentary like look at the proceedings,…