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Mrinal Sen, legendary filmmaker and Phalke awardee, passes away at 95

Mrinal Sen, legendary filmmaker and Phalke awardee, passes away at 95

By Santanu Chowdhury One of the most prolific filmmakers in the country and the pioneer of new wave cinema in India, Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday morning due to age-related ailments. He was 95. He reportedly died of heart attack at around 10:30 am at his residence in Bhowanipore. His wife passed away last year […]

Mowgli The Legend of the Jungle Hindi trailer: Jackie Shroff is deadly as Shere Khan

Mowgli The Legend of the Jungle Hindi trailer: Jackie Shroff is deadly as Shere Khan

Streaming giant Netflix has released the Hindi trailer for much-awaited Rudyard Kipling adaptation Mowgli: The Legend of the Jungle. The upcoming film will feature actors like Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Abhishek Bachchan who will voice The Jungle Book characters Baloo, Nisha, Kaa, Shere Khan and Bagheera, respectively.   Mowgli: The […]

Bhaiaji Superhit movie review: One of the worst films of 2018

Bhaiaji Superhit movie review: One of the worst films of 2018

 By Shubhra Gupta Cast: Sunny Deol, Preity Zinta, Arshad Warsi, Ameesha Patel, Shreyas Talpade, Pankaj Tripathi, Jaideep Ahlawat Director: Neerraj Pathak Bhaiaji Superhit: Zero stars   Last week’s Mohalla Assi presented Sunny Deol as a ‘vidwaan’ (learned man). This week, Deol is back in Banaras as a ‘shaitaan’ (bad man). But because this is Bollywood and Deol is a […]

Newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are in Mumbai

Newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are back in Mumbai after tying the knot on November 14 and 15 in Italy. The photos of the couple from the Mumbai airport have been doing the rounds on various fan pages. The actors even posed with some fans after landing at the airport. Both Deepika and Ranveer were seen […]

IFFI to pay tributes to Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and others

IFFI to pay tributes to Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and others

NEW DELHI: Actor Sridevi, who died unexpectedly earlier this year, will be posthumously honoured at the 49th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Sridevi, who had an illustrious career spanning over four decades, died at the age of 55 due to accidental drowning in Dubai earlier this year. The actor had famously inaugurated the […]

Thugs of Hindostan movie review: Thuggery on a large scale, with viewers at the receiving end

Thugs of Hindostan movie review: Thuggery on a large scale, with viewers at the receiving end

By Shubhra Gupta Thugs of Hindostan movie cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub, Lloyd Owen, Ronit Roy Thugs of Hindostan movie director: Vijay Krishna Acharya Thugs of Hindostan movie rating: One star As you slide into Thugs of Hindostan, you expect a rousing tale of thuggery and patriotism, because that’s what the name suggests. You […]

Sarkar movie review: Not a Sarkar Deepavali

Sarkar movie review: Not a Sarkar Deepavali

By S Subhakeerthana  Sarkar movie cast: Vijay, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Radha Ravi, Pazha Karuppiah, Keerthy Suresh Sarkar movie director: AR Murugadoss Sarkar movie rating: 2.5 stars When a successful filmmaker teams up with a mass hero for the third time, naturally, the expectations are high. Sarkar (which marks the third collaboration of AR Murugadoss and Vijay) fails to live up […]

Baazaar movie review: An uninteresting film

Baazaar movie review: An uninteresting film

By Shubhra Gupta Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Rohan Mehra, Radhika Apte, Chitrangada Singh, Denzil Smith, Manish Chaudhary Director: Gauravv Chawla Movie Rating: One and a half stars A famous Hollywood character once intoned: greed is good. He lived the good life: fast lanes, cars, yachts, watches, women. And then came the crash, and we were told that whoever goes up, […]

Chris Hemsworth shooting in Ahmedabad for Netflix film Dhaka, see photos

Chris Hemsworth shooting in Ahmedabad for Netflix film Dhaka, see photos

Hollywood actor Chris Hemsworth is all geared up for his maiden Netflix project, titled Dhaka. Earlier, it was revealed that the actor will be shooting for the crime drama in India. Now, we have come across photos of the Avengers actor in Ahmedabad. The photos come after Chris’ social media update from the film’s set. […]

Alia Bhatt on father Mahesh Bhatt: Can’t wait to be directed by him

Alia Bhatt on father Mahesh Bhatt: Can’t wait to be directed by him

MUMBAI: Actor Alia Bhatt, who received the Youth Icon of the Year honour at a gala here from her father for the first time, said he was best suited for the title. Alia and a slew of Bollywood’s Who’s Who were at the Vogue Women of the Year event here on Saturday night. Filmmaker Karan Johar was the host […]

Badhaai Ho movie review: Watch it for Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao

Badhaai Ho movie review: Watch it for Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao

Badhaai Ho movie cast: Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra, Surekha Sikri, Sheeba Chaddha Badhaai Ho movie director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma Badhaai Ho movie casting: Two and a half stars Marriage and procreation. Very good. The sex that is a required pit-stop? Very bad. The ridiculous extent of Indian hypocrisy around sex, especially middle-aged or, worse, […]

Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone marriage: Wishes pour in for the most loved couple of Bollywood

Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone marriage: Wishes pour in for the most loved couple of Bollywood

Bollywood’s most adored couple Ranveer Singh  and Deepika Padukone  have finally made it official. Taking to their social media handles Ranveer and Deepika shared an official wedding  invitation and announced their wedding dates. The two-day wedding ceremony will take place on 14th and 15th November. There are actually two copies of the invite, one completely in Hindi and […]

NAMASTE ENGLAND MOVIE REVIEW

NAMASTE ENGLAND MOVIE REVIEW

By Rachit Gupta Critic’s Rating: 2.0/5 Namaste England Story: Param (Arjun Kapoor) and Jasmeet (Parineeti Chopra) fall in love and they get married. Their perfect romance gets disturbed by Jasmeet’s suppressed ambition however. She has dreams of going to London so that she can pursue her career and build a better life for herself. But Param isn’t […]

Aravindha Sametha movie review: Jr NTR shines in Trivikram Srinivas’ film

Aravindha Sametha movie review: Jr NTR shines in Trivikram Srinivas’ film

Aravindha Sametha movie cast: Jr NTR, Pooja Hegde, Naga Babu, Jagapati Babu Aravindha Sametha movie director: Trivikram Srinivas Aravindha Sametha movie rating: 3 stars During a promotional event for Aravindha Sametha, actor Jr NTR said that he waited for 12 years to work with director Trivikram Srinivas. And finally the actor-director duo started working together on the film, […]

Helicopter Eela movie review: Kajol starrer is saddled with banal story-telling

Helicopter Eela movie review: Kajol starrer is saddled with banal story-telling

By Shubhra Gupta  Helicopter Eela movie cast: Kajol, Riddhi Sen, Tota Roy Chowdhary, Neha Dhupia, Kamini Khanna Helicopter Eela movie director: Pradeep Sarkar Helicopter Eela movie rating: One and a half stars A doting mum and her resigned-to-it son are the focus of Helicopter Eela, in which said Eela helicopters around Vivaan to the extent of smothering him. Will […]

Will Smith learns the ‘ropes of Bollywood’ from Karan Johar and Ranveer Singh

Will Smith learns the ‘ropes of Bollywood’ from Karan Johar and Ranveer Singh

By Kriti Sonali Hollywood star Will Smith is having a blast in India. The actor recently spent some time with Bollywood celebrities Ranveer Singh and Karan Johar. Will took to Instagram to share a few photos and wrote, “Learning the ropes of Bollywood from two of the best in the game! @karanjohar & @ranveersingh. 📷: @alansilfen.” Karan shared a […]

Loveyatri movie review: The Aayush Sharma film is smothered in silliness

Loveyatri movie review: The Aayush Sharma film is smothered in silliness

Loveyatri movie cast: Aayush Sharma, Warina Hussain, Ronit Roy, Ram Kapoor Loveyatri movie director: Abhiraj Minawala Loveyatri movie casting: One star ‘Susu? That’s a cool name.’ A character addresses the leading man thus in Loveyatri. No, it’s not. It’s a word which makes people, even those who’ve got past kindergarten level humour, snigger.   Click here to read more… Credit: indianexpress.com

Pataakha review: Vishal Bhardwaj pulls off a rousing parable

Pataakha review: Vishal Bhardwaj pulls off a rousing parable

By Shubhra Gupta Cast: Vijay Raaz, Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan, Namit Das, Saanand Varma, Abhishek Duhan Director: Vishal Bhardwaj Movie Ratings: 3 stars Somewhere in rural Rajasthan, two sisters are born fighting, and they keep fighting. With everything they’ve got: imaginative ‘gaalis’, fists, kicks, wrestler-style moves. Their fights are the stuff of village ‘tamasha’, with people gathering and cheering, as […]

Neha Dhupia’s baby shower: Karan Johar, Preity Zinta, Ileana D’Cruz and others spotted at the event

Neha Dhupia’s baby shower: Karan Johar, Preity Zinta, Ileana D’Cruz and others spotted at the event

By Kriti Sonali Neha Dhupia and husband Angad Bedi hosted a baby shower at Mumbai’s Olive Bar & Kitchen on Sunday afternoon. While Neha was glowing in a white dress, Angad also looked dapper. Karan Johar, Preity Zinta, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, Ileana D’Cruz, Andrew Kneebone, Arbaaz Khan, Giorgia Andriani and many others were snapped at the […]

Sui Dhaaga movie review: The Anushka and Varun starrer is nice, safe and staid

Sui Dhaaga movie review: The Anushka and Varun starrer is nice, safe and staid

By Shubhra Gupta Cast:  Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma, Raghubir Yadav, Namit Das Director: Sharat Katariya Movie Ratings: 2.5 stars Sui Dhaaga delivers exactly what it promises: a tale stitched together with ‘sui-dhaaga’, dipped in desi ‘silaai’ and ‘kadhaai’. Small-town town couple wins big, pushing aside wily, wicked, unscrupulous townies and greedy rivals: the film’s single-point agenda is drenched […]