Movie Review: Gully Boy

This might be an incongruous analogy, but Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy" is like those picture-in-picture debates you see on prime-time news, but in a good way. There is a central story with many windows open at once, essentially leading to the main plot,.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Movie Review: The Fakir of Venice

One of the positives of Anand Surapur’s “The Fakir of Venice” is its take on Indian spiritualism and the West’s garbled interpretation of it. The problem lies in the way it tries to convey its message, not least because this is a film that is.....»»

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Q&A: Ranveer Singh on the making of "Gully Boy"

Ranveer Singh, it seems, can do no wrong. He wowed critics with his intense performance as the marauding king Alauddin Khilji in “Padmaavat”, tasted box-office success with “Simmba”, and even married his dream girl, the actress Deepika Paduko.....»»

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Movie Review: Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Shelly Chopra Dhar’s “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (What I Felt when I Saw that Girl) is much like a package ordered from Amazon. The box is huge, but most of the volume is because of the wrapping material, which can sometimes leave you a bit.....»»

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Movie Review: Thackeray

Before the opening credits of Abhijit Panse’s “Thackeray”, a somber voice reads out that the film does not intend to hurt anyone’s feelings, defame anyone, or endorse any sort of violence. This last disclaimer is crucial, because throughout t.....»»

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Movie Review - Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

It is apparent that Kangana Ranaut wears the pants in this period drama – both on and off the screen. The actress is credited as the film’s co-director and she seems to have the reins of control firmly in her hands, whether she is riding a horse.....»»

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Q&A: ‘Thackeray’ actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on why he doesn’t have an ideology

REUTERS - From playing a gangster in Netflix’s “Sacred Games” to portraying the Pakistani poet Saadat Hasan Manto on the big screen, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has received acclaim for most of his roles in an almost 20-year career. His latest fi.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJan 23rd, 2019Related News

Movie Review: Why Cheat India

Soumik Sen’s drama starring Emraan Hashmi is a rough-at-the-edges but surprisingly perceptive look at the dysfunctional education system in India and the losing battle that millions of students fight to get on the right side of it. Through his unsc.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJan 18th, 2019Related News

Movie Review: The Accidental Prime Minister

At one point in Vijay Gutte’s “The Accidental Prime Minister”, the usually reticent and socially awkward Manmohan Singh tells his outgoing media adviser Sanjaya Baru “ek jhappi toh paa le” (give me a hug) and stands up to give him a rather.....»»

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Movie Review - Uri: The Surgical Strike

(REUTERS) - Opposition politicians in India might have been skeptical of the army's much-touted “surgical strike” across the border in 2016, but director Aditya Dhar has no such doubts. Thankfully, he has the directing skills to match his belief......»»

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Q&A: Aditya Dhar on ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’

REUTERS - In 2016, Aditya Dhar was busy prepping for his directorial debut which was to star Pakistani actor Fawad Khan when militants stormed an Indian army base in Kashmir. With New Delhi blaming its neighbour for the attack which killed 17 soldier.....»»

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Bollywood film on former PM Manmohan Singh stirs controversy before election

A film that casts opposition leader Rahul Gandhi and his family in an unflattering light ahead of a national election later this year has kicked up a controversy ahead of its release on Friday......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodFeb 4th, 2019Related News

Movie Review: Zero

In a pivotal scene in Aanand L. Rai’s “Zero”, protagonist Bauua Singh is trying to pull off his most famous magic trick - making a star fall from the sky - in front of an eager crowd. It’s a trick he knows well and has performed hundreds of t.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodDec 21st, 2018Related News

Hillary Clinton joins Bollywood stars as super-rich Indians wed

The daughter of India's richest man got married on Wednesday in a traditional ceremony in Mumbai attended by Bollywood stars and former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton......»»

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Movie-mad India could overtake U.S. as top user-base - IMDb

Movie-mad Indians and the cheap data packs on their smartphones could make India the biggest user-base market for IMDb over the next five years, the Amazon-owned movie rating website said on Wednesday......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodDec 12th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Kedarnath

In Abhishek Kapoor’s “Kedarnath”, the forces of nature collide with the force of young love, and you get a tale that seeks to marry themes of faith, religion, intolerance and the destruction of the environment......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodDec 7th, 2018Related News

It’s the script, stupid: Junglee Pictures looks beyond stars to churn out hits

Reuters - As Bollywood makes its year-end report card, one film that will emerge as the standout hit of 2018 is “Badhaai Ho” (Congratulations). The comedy-drama has made 1. 35 billion rupees ($19 million) at the box office even as big-ticket rele.....»»

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas celebrate wedding at New Delhi reception

Priyanka Chopra, star of Indian film and U.S. television, and Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas celebrated their wedding at a glitzy reception in New Delhi on Tuesday, joined by celebrities ranging from India's prime minister to Hollywood stars......»»

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas to marry in traditional Hindu ceremony

"Quantico" actor Priyanka Chopra and U.S. singer Nick Jonas will be married in a traditional Hindu ceremony today, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration that featured cricket matches and Bollywood songs, all taking place in a herita.....»»

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in Jodhpur palace - People magazine

"Quantico" actor and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra married U.S singer Nick Jonas on Saturday in a Christian ceremony attended by close family and friends at one of India's most opulent royal palaces, People magazine reported......»»

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