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Movie Review: Mahesh Bhatt Leads Audiences To A Blind Alley In <em>Sadak 2</em>

Movie Review: Mahesh Bhatt Leads Audiences To A Blind Alley In Sadak 2

29 August, 2020 Giridhar Jha

Based on a wafer-thin plot, which has been done to death in Hindi cinema over the years, Mahesh Bhatt's Sadak 2 embodies tacky masala cinema of a bygone era.

Film Review: <em>Dil Bechara</em> Will Linger In Memories For Long As Last Salute To Sushant Singh Rajput

Film Review: Dil Bechara Will Linger In Memories For Long As Last Salute To Sushant Singh Rajput

25 July, 2020 Giridhar Jha

As a celebration of the life and times of Sushant Singh Rajput, Dil Bechara is definitely worth a watch as the final salute to a shining star who went away too soon.


'Season’s Greetings' Is An Ode To Freedom Of Love And Choices

Ram Kamal Mukherjee’s 'Season’s Greetings' is a sweet, little film which tackles the changing dynamics of complex human relationships in the context of many a contemporary and traditional issue confronting the society

Film Review | Old Wine In Old Bottle, 'Dabangg 3' Is For Salman Khan Bhakts Only

Film Review | Old Wine In Old Bottle, 'Dabangg 3' Is For Salman Khan Bhakts Only

20 December, 2019 Giridhar Jha

Dabangg 3, in short, is strictly for those whose sense and sensibility is not offended by mindless masala entertainment -- for those who can just sit back and enjoy


Movie Review: Super 30 Can Be Watched For Both Anand Kumar And Hrithik Roshan

'Super 30' is the story of the acclaimed Bihar mathematician Anand Kumar, who set up a pioneering coaching centre in Patna to help children from the marginalised sections of society crack the coveted IIT entrance examinations.

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21 June, 2019

Movie Review: Shahid Kapoor's 'Kabir Singh' Is A Hypertensive Devdas Of Our Times

Giridhar Jha

In 'Kabir Singh', Shahid Kapoor’s eponymous character is introduced as an angry young man for no apparent reason. Even before he loses the woman he passionately loves and sets out on a path of self-destruction, he is shown blowing a fuse at the slightest provocation.


05 June, 2019

Movie Review: Emotion Over Action May Let Salman Khan Fans Down In Bharat

Giridhar Jha

The film relies more on emotions than action which may prove to be a dampener for many of his fans who have grown up watching their macho idol bashing up dozens of goons, bare-bodied, on screen in film after film.


24 May, 2019

Movie Review | Forget Politics, PM Biopic Tells How Dev Anand Influenced Modi To Take To Sanyas

Giridhar Jha

Propaganda movie or not, PM Narendra Modi biopic definitely has more than what we already know about his life, especially about the years before he joined active politics.


17 May, 2019

Film Review: De De Pyaar De Is Not For You If You Are Looking For A Logic

Giridhar Jha

Ajay Devgn’s latest release, De De Pyaar De is not devoid of regressive elements when it comes to objectifying women or peddling misogynistic stereotypes in the garb of a laugh riot in this film.


11 May, 2019

Movie Review: Student Of The Year 2 Is Not A Patch On Its Prequel

Giridhar Jha

Student of the Year 2 (SOTY2), the latest from KJo’s banner Dharma Productions, is another ode to Archie Comics. The same old story, the same old characters and the same old setting, what is, however, new are its fresh faces.


07 May, 2019

After Kalank Debacle, Karan Johar Has A Chance To Redeem Himself With SOTY2

Giridhar Jha

Starring the much sought-after Tiger Shroff opposite two debutantes, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Pandey, SOTY2 is a sequel to the Dharma Productions’ 2012 hit, Student of the Year.


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04 May, 2019

Movie Review | Sunny Deol Is The Only One You Can Vote For In Blank

Giridhar Jha

'Blank' primarily rests on the broad shoulders of Sunny Deol. Playing the ATS chief, Deol has delivered a nuanced performance after a long time.


18 April, 2019

Movie Review: 'Kalank' Is A Wrong Movie At A Wrong Time From KJo's Gloss Factory

Giridhar Jha

Even though 'Kalank' boasts of a formidable star cast, it fails to rise above its poor script.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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