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‘Half Girlfriend’ REVIEW: A non-seasonal Valentine’s Day tearjerker!

Film: “Half Girlfriend” Director: Mohit Suri Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor Rating: *** 1/2 (3 and a half stars) You can accuse Chetan Bhagat’s novels of being lots of things

‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ REVIEW: Parineeti & Ayushmann starrer is FROTHY and ENGAGING!

Film: “Meri Pyaari Bindu” Director: Akshay Roy Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra, Aparajita Adhya and Abish Mathew Rating: *** “Meri Pyaari Bindu” from the Yash Raj Films (YRF) stable is

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion REVIEW: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati starrer visual extravaganza is MUCH MORE than just why Kattappa killed Baahubali!

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Director: SS Rajamouli Cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Sathyaraj, Nassar RATING: **** The much-awaited movie of the year, Baahubali 2: The

‘Noor’ MOVIE REVIEW : Sonakshi Sinha starrer says so much without seeming to say anything!

Film: ‘Noor’ Director: Suhnil Sippy Starring: Sonakshi Sinha, Purab Kohli, Kannan Gill, M.K. Raina, Smita Tambe Rating: **** Though I couldn’t relate to her endless boozing and snoozing, Noor Roy

‘Begum Jaan’ Movie Review: The film holds together very ably to the end!

Film: “Begum Jaan” Writer-Director: Srijit Mukherji Cast: Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Gauahar Khan, Mishti, Pallavi Sharda, Pritobash Tripathy and Chunky Pandey Rating: ***1/2 This is no “Mandi”. Damn, it is

‘Fast & Furious 8’: A fuel-good adventure

Film: ‘Fast & Furious 8’; Director: F. Gary Gray; Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Stratham, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren; Rating: ***1/2 I have a confession to make. Charlize Theron’s

‘Naam Shabana’ REVIEW: Taapsee Pannu starrer is all action sans conviction!

Film: “Naam Shabana” Director: Shivam Nair Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Kumar, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, Taher Shabbir Rating: ** “Naam Shabana”, a spin-off from the 2015

‘Phillauri’ MOVIE REVIEW: Anushka Sharma-Diljit Dosanjh’s starrer is an astutely woven saga !

Film: “Phillauri” Director: Anshai Lal Cast: Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Suraj Sharma and Mehreen Pirzada Rating: *** On the face of it, “Phillauri” is the story of a reluctant groom

‘Anaarkali Of Aarah’ Movie Review: Swara Bhaskar is spectacular, the film is simply STUNNING!

Film: “Anaarkali Of Aarah” Director: Avinash Das Starring: Swara Bhaskar, Sanjay Mishra, Pankaj Tripathi, Ishteyak Khan Rating: ****1/2 Nothing in this unexpected storm-trooper of a film has prepared you for

‘Trapped’ Movie Review: Rajkummar Rao takes acting to the next level with this film!

Film: “Trapped” Director: Vikramaditya Motwane Cast: Rajkummar Rao Rating: ****1/2 What would you do if you were trapped in a high rise for days without food, water or company? Eat

‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ REVIEW: Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan starrer is frothy & cliched!

Film: “Badrinath Ki Dulhania”; Director: Shashank Khaitan; Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Shweta Basu Prasad, Rituraj Singh, Sahil Vaid, Yash Sinha, Aakanksha Singh, Gauhar Khan; Rating: **1/2 A quick-fix, from

‘Rangoon’: An impressively immersive film

Film: “Rangoon”; Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan; Rating: **** Rangoon is director Vishal Bhardwaj’s monumental and rewarding work. It is a classic, weighed and

‘The Ghazi Attack’: Submerged in mediocrity

Film: “The Ghazi Attack”; Director: Sankalp Reddy; Cast: Rana Daggubati, Atul Kulkarni, Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Singh, Om Puri and Taapsee Pannu; Rating: ** Purportedly an underwater war film set

‘Running Shaadi’ keeps you smiling (Review)

Film “Running Shaadi”; Starring Amit Sadh, Tapsee Pannu; Directed by Amit Roy; Rating: *** and a half (3 and a half stars) What do you call these? Haan, the Pheelgoood

‘Jolly LLB 2’ REVIEW: Akshay Kumar shines in an entertaining satire!

Film: “Jolly LLB 2”; Director: Subhash Kapoor; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor, Kumud Mishra, Manav Kaul, Sayani Gupta, Avijit Dutta; Rating: *** Apart from being a

‘Raees’: An immersive SRK entertainer

Film: “Raees”; Director: Rahul Dholakia; Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Atul Kulkarni, Narendra Jha, Sheeba Chaddha, Sunny Leone; Rating: *** “Raees” is a typical Bollywood blockbuster

‘Coffee With D’: Coffee With D is fun in a ditzy way

Film: “Coffee With D”; Director: Vishal Mishra; Cast: Sunil Grover, Zakir Hussain, Anjana Sukhani, Deepannati Sharma, Pankaj Tripathy; Rating: ** Isn’t it amazing what a slew of talented actors can

‘xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage’: Deepika into Diesel gives you little fuel for thought

Film: “xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage”; Director: D.J. Caruso; Cast: Vin Diesel, Deepika Padukone; Rating:*** D.J. Caruso, let’s call him DJ for fun, is a man with a mission.

‘Haraamkhor’: A tad amateurishly mounted

Film: “Haraamkhor”; Director: Shlok Sharma; Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shweta Tripathi, Trimala Adhikari; Rating: ** Designed as an art house film, “Haraamkhor”, is a slice of life projecting the abuse of

‘Ok Jaanu’ Movie Review: Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor’s film is Just ‘ok’ with no element of freshness!

Film: “Ok Jaanu” Director: Shaad Ali Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor, Leela Samson, Naseeruddin Shah Rating: ** A Gen-Y girl and boy meet, are physically attracted, become friends, live-in