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‘Simran’ has a brilliant Kangana Ranaut and an unusually refreshing premise but not without glitches

‘Simran’ directed by the talented Hansal Mehta who has directed gems like Aligarh and Shahid previously has an unusual and refreshing premise for a Bollywood movie. The director who has mostly previously engaged in telling stories based compelling and serious subjects, tries his hands at directing a dark subject with a light hearted approach. ‘… Continue reading ‘Simran’ has a brilliant Kangana Ranaut and an unusually refreshing premise but not without glitches

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‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ is simple like a Barfi in texture with a lingering nice aftertaste

Bollywood these days hardly focusses on making romantic stories sans melodrama. We have not seen much Bollywood romantic movies having the right set of an effective plot and star cast. ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ comes at just the right time to fill up this void. Set in the town of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, this is… Continue reading ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ is simple like a Barfi in texture with a lingering nice aftertaste

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‘Jab Harry met Sejal’ is Imtiaz Ali’s weakest work till date but has commendable performances by the lead actors and picturesque locations

There are many people who come into our lives suddenly and cast lasting impressions upon us and help us change our outlook on various things, even though they are very different from us.’Jab Harry met Sejal’ in short hovers around such a theme and as the title suggests ,it tells us through the journey of… Continue reading ‘Jab Harry met Sejal’ is Imtiaz Ali’s weakest work till date but has commendable performances by the lead actors and picturesque locations

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Lipstick Under My Burkha is bold and beautiful but is somewhere inconclusive

It is after a long time that a movie has arrived in the theaters with this much of buzz and brouhaha associated with it. Thanks to the Censor board for indirectly adding to the movie’s publicity by deciding to ban this movie initially only to reverse their decision later on. ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ is… Continue reading Lipstick Under My Burkha is bold and beautiful but is somewhere inconclusive

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Jagga Jasoos is one of its kind Bollywood has ever made but however has too many things running together at the same time

A musical devoid of usual dialogues and only having gestures and music as key elements to portray the subject and message has been rarely been made by Bollywood. However with Jagga Jasoos, Bollywood has surely forayed into this arena and quite brilliantly. Pritam’s music and background score is the most important part of this movie.… Continue reading Jagga Jasoos is one of its kind Bollywood has ever made but however has too many things running together at the same time

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A Death in the Gunj is storytelling at its best

There are many movies where we get totally attached to the characters in the script and start relating with them. These characters are full of blood and flesh and are almost representations of people we see in everyday life. Konkona Sen Sharma’s brilliantly directed “A Death in the Gunj” is one such example. ‘A Death… Continue reading A Death in the Gunj is storytelling at its best

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Meri Pyaari Bindu pays a beautiful ode to childhood love but is not free of flaws

Meri Pyaari Bindu explores the genres of friends becoming lovers, tales of one sided unrequited love and the indecisiveness of people getting into relationships. Meri Pyari Bindu starts on a brilliant fresh note. Abhimanyu ‘Bubla’ Roy, played by the brilliant Ayushmann Khurrana is a banker turned pulp fiction writer who comes down to meet his… Continue reading Meri Pyaari Bindu pays a beautiful ode to childhood love but is not free of flaws