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Review: THACKERAY

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a rockstar as Hindu Hriday Samrat!2.5 starsMini Review:The story of one of the most beloved and yet the most divisive political figures in Indian politics is surprisingly well made. Nawazuddin Siddiqui makes for a great Thackeray…

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Review: MANIKARNIKA

Swordfight ke liye nahi Jewelry ke liye jaani jaayegiManikarnika ko bore kaha toh main anti national maani jaayegi!2 starsMini Review:Subhadra Kumari Chauhan’s poem about the fearless warrior queen Laxmibai of Jhansi is one my favorites, tells the stor…

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Review: WHY CHEAT INDIA

Why Make A Film That Fails To Keep Your Interest?2 starsMini Revew:There are parents who want their kids to have an engineering degree come what may. There are agents who help ‘crack’ the exams for a fee. The film tackles the problem of rampant cheatin…

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Review: BOMBAIRIYA

It’s Fun, It’s Chaotic, But It’s Not Convincing2 starsMini Review:A PR gal has a nudie video on her phone which gets whacked by some chap on a stolen scooter. She wants her phone back, but he is running away from a bad cop but maybe because he is carry…

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Review: FRAUD SAIYYAN

This Is An Awful Awful Film0 starsMini Review:Women across the heartland of the country are so sexually starved the want to keep Arshad Warsi the conman and give him all the money they have as long as he is their ‘saiyyan’. Sexist and shitty, such movi…

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Review: THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME MINISTER

Mimicry Or Acting? Is This A Propaganda Film Or Just An Adaptation Of The Book?2 starsMini Review:Titled after a book of the same name, this film looks at Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh from the point of view of his media advisor Sanjaya Baru. The f…

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Review: 706

Khoon! Badla Lene Aaya Pishaach! Bhai Wah!2 starsMini Review:A doctor is missing, his psychiatrist wife is worried or is she? Does it matter that a cop with a secret is investigating the doctor’s disappearance? Why and how is the creepy kid making accu…

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Review: URI: The Surgical Strikes

Loud Country Cousin Of Zero Dark Thirty2 starsMini Review:Four Pakistani terrorists infiltrated an Indian Army base and killed sleeping soldier in their barracks in Uri. India replied with Zero Dark Thirty style over the border attack called ‘Surgical …

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Review: EVENING SHADOWS

All ‘Coming Out’ Cliches In One Film1.5 starsMini Review:A young photographer Kartik comes home to a small town for a family puja and comes out to his mother. You want to say nice things because the issue of gay rights is important, but this film is ri…

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Review: BUMBLEBEE

So Charming, The Connection Between Charlie And Her Car2.5 starsMini Review:As far as Superhero Origin Stories go, this one ranks out there with the best. Transformer is ‘found’ by a young girl and their friendship blossoms because both of them are ali…