Bollywood plays starring role in Modi"s re-election bid

Early this year, a dozen of Bollywood's biggest names took a private jet from India's film capital of Mumbai to New Delhi for a private audience with Prime Minister Narendra Modi......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodApr 10th, 2019Related News

Movie Review: Romeo Akbar Walter

“It’s all a little too obvious”, a character in Robbie Grewal’s “Romeo Akbar Walter” quips while discussing an espionage operation. He might as well be talking about the film......»»

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Movie Review: Junglee

In "Junglee" (Wild), elephants share equal screen space with the all-conquering hero in a tale about preserving forests......»»

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Movie Review: Notebook

In Nitin Kakkar’s “Notebook”, the stunning landscapes of Kashmir prove the perfect backdrop for a less-than-perfect romance story......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 29th, 2019Related News

Q&A: Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang on "Delhi Crime"

Actors Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang talk to Reuters about portraying policemen during the December 2012 gang rape investigation in a new Netflix series 'Delhi Crime’, safety in Delhi and the time when they were mugged.Q: Tell me about your role.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 25th, 2019Related News

Movie Review: Kesari

If Anurag Singh had cut down the number of slow-motion shots in his film by even half, “Kesari” (Saffron) would have been at a bearable length. But much like the battle in this period war drama, Singh stretches proceedings interminably......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 21st, 2019Related News

Movie Review: Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

Nostalgia and a love of movies shine through in every scene of Vasan Bala's "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota" (The Man Who Feels No Pain), a wonderfully whimsical, Wes Anderson-style homage to superhero films......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 21st, 2019Related News

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.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

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......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 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.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 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: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

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: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

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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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.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

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 d.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

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.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 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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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,.....»»

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Movie Review: Total Dhamaal

Indra Kumar's "Total Dhamaal" might as well have been an animated film. A plethora of characters plunge to the ground from skyscrapers, escape collapsing bridges and survive being swept over waterfalls with nary a scratch. Much like a 'Tom and Jerry'.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News

Q&A: Sujoy Ghosh on why filmmakers cannot learn from past mistakes

Sujoy Ghosh made his directorial debut with a movie about music and friendship (“Jhankaar Beats”), but he has since moved on to darker themes. His last few films have all been in the thriller/mystery genre and the filmmaker says he gravitates tow.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMar 18th, 2019Related News