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Hamari Adhuri Kahani Movie Review

Hamari Adhuri Kahani Movie Review

SPOILERS ALERT Director Mohit Suri’s Hamari Adhuri Kahani is an anachronistic, tragic romance that touches an emotional chord, yet, makes you dismiss it as a regressive piece of art. The direction appears confused, with a present-day setting, while the treatment of the plot and characters belong to a bygone era. The story, with its verbose, melodramatic and […]

Everything About the Baahubali Trailer is Epic

Everything About the Baahubali Trailer is Epic

Director SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali promises a grand cinema experience and the first trailer of the film, just released, is of accordingly epic proportions. Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is presenting the film, tweeted a link to the trailer of ‘India’s biggest motion picture.’ Almost instantly, the hashtag #BaahubaliTrailer began to trend. The two-minute long clip is filled with […]

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: The Stakes Are Raised, And So Is the Romance

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: The Stakes Are Raised, And So Is the Romance

Beyond its blindingly colorful palette, the pleasures to be gleaned from the sequel to the 2012 hit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel derive from watching its eminent, mostly British cast ham it up while trying to inflate dramatic molehills into mountains. To get away with pretending that less is more, strenuous overacting is required. But for die-hard […]

Imran Khan to Romance Kangana Ranaut in Katti Batti

Imran Khan to Romance Kangana Ranaut in Katti Batti

  Actors Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut will be paired together in Katti Batti, a love story to be directed by Nikhil Advani and produced by UTV Motion Pictures. Kangana, who will be seen as Payal in the film, says that the story will strike a chord with the new generation. “Writers have used elements like […]

Roy Movie Review

Roy Movie Review

‘ROY’AL STYLE, LACKS SOUL! STORY: A director’s movie is inspired by a thief’s character; but when reality and fiction collide – his story takes an unexpected turn. REVIEW: Get ready to go on a ‘trip’. This one’s rolled up in celluloid – with all the kaleidoscopic colours and hues associated with it. Roy takes you on an orgasm of […]

Badlapur | Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam

Badlapur | Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam

  Varun Dhawan’s astonishing transformation form as lover boy in Student Of The Year to a revenge thirsty man in Badlapur has shocked one and all. The role certainly wasn’t a cake walk for the actor as it drained him completely forcing him into depression. The role sent him to morgue, a prison which housed […]

Exclusive: ‘Roy’ – Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez

Exclusive: ‘Roy’ – Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez

A love triangle revolving around the lives of a filmmaker, a thief and their mutual love interest.

Amitabh Bachchan in “SHAMITABH”

Amitabh Bachchan in “SHAMITABH”

Two people come together for a purpose, but drift apart due to their egos.

Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming movie “RAEES”

Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming movie “RAEES”

 

Asia Society Embraces Moviegoers in Fifth Year of Indian Film Festival

Asia Society Embraces Moviegoers in Fifth Year of Indian Film Festival

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: After screening its run of movies over the last four years at the Studio Movie Grill in City Centre, the Indian Film Festival of Houston shifted its venue this year to the Asia Society on Southmore in the Museum District. Both Festival Founder and Director Sutapa Ghosh and Asia Society Houston […]

Shah Makes a Splash on Bollywood and at Worldfest

Shah Makes a Splash on Bollywood and at Worldfest

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: The 46th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival will premiere 150 new Feature and Short Indie Films at the AMC Studio 30 on Dunvale starting this weekend from April 12 through 21. This year, one of the entries – Binoy, Badal, Dennis, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergil, K.K. Menon, Shauvik Kundagrami and […]

Madras high court dismisses PIL against ‘Vishwaroopam’

Madras high court dismisses PIL against ‘Vishwaroopam’

CHENNAI: The Madras high court today dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on screening of actor-director Kamal Hassan’s controversial film’Vishwaroopam’ in all languages across the country.  A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Elipe Dharma Rao and Justice M Venugopal said they saw no “genuinity” in the petition as the film is set to be released in Tamil Nadu following a compromise between Muslim outfits and the actor. […]