Dhoom 3

No spoilers in this review. Actors: Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Katrina Kaif Genre: Action Thriller Rating: 2.5/5 The purpose of TAKT time in Lean manufacturing, is to match production with demand. D2-D1 = 2 years, and D3-D2 = 7 years, and for good reasons (read: a Superstar’s dates). TAKT, incidentally, is also an … Continue reading

Race 2

Actors: Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Amisha Patel Genre: Action thriller Rating: 2/5 “Race jahan khatam hoti hai, wahin se shuru bhi hoti hai”, said John Abraham, in the end. If that did not give anything away, Race 2, written by Shiraz Ahmed, runs on a contrived plot. The … Continue reading

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

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

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