Dabangg 2

Actors: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Prakash Raaj, Vinod Khanna, Arbaaz Khan Genre: Action Comedy Rating: 3/5 If you are like me you’d be interested in peripheral aspects of a film, big or small. I could not locate autowallah Ram Lal in the entire film, let me know if you can. This Salman Khan outing as … Continue reading

Talaash

** No plot revelations in this review ** Actors: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukherji, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Genre:  Suspense Drama Rating: 2.5/5 Written by Zoya Akhtar & Reema Kagti, Talaash is about Surjan Shekhawat, a cop tasked with solving a freak car accident. Set completely in Bombay, involving prostitution for a backdrop, how Suri (short for Surjan) … Continue reading

Thuppakki

Actors: Vijay, Kajal Agarwal, Vidyut Jammwal, Sathyan, Jayaram Genre: Action Thriller Rating: 3/5 Written by A. R. Murugadoss, Thuppakki centers around Jihadists, the not-so-well-known sleeper-cell network that is prevalent in India (Mumbai, more so) , and a pumped up captain in the Indian Army who decides to decode it by taking the problem head on. The … Continue reading

Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Actors:Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma Genre: Romance, Drama Rating: 3/5 Written by crown prince of Bollywood romantic drama, Aditya Chopra, JTHJ is no less a complex saga of undying love, moral fight, time lapse (a decade, to be precise), a love triangle, set partly in London & partly in Jammu & Kashmir, and is … Continue reading

Rowdy Rathore

Actors: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Nassar Genre: Action-Comedy Rating: 4/5 It’s not so much about herd culture as much it is about make hay while the sun shines. Dabangg and Singham, respectively, had for a protagonist, a moustache-bearing police officer with overbearing mannerisms, always involved in hyperbolic action sequences, interested in a small-town girl, and … Continue reading

Agneepath

Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor Genre: Action Drama Rating: 3.5/5 When you hear ‘Agneepath’, what comes to your mind? If you are second generation or generation X, you are probably recalling Amitabh Bachchan sitting lopsided on a chair, going ‘Vijay. Deenanath. Chauhan’. This 2012 version does nothing to change that. That … Continue reading

Vettai

Actors: Arya, Madhavan, Ashutosh Rana, Sameera Reddy, Amala Paul Genre: Action-comedy Rating: 2.5/5 Brothers will relate to this movie more than the women-folk. Just saying. Opening scene: Two little boys are engaged in a kite-fight, and one ends up losing . The boy who lost is bullied, but decides to get the better of the bully … Continue reading

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