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

Businessman

Actors: Mahesh Babu, Kajal Agarwal, Prakash Raj, Nasar, Sayaji Shinde, Dharmavarapu Subramaniam Genre: Masala Rating: 3/5 You understand the meaning of this gesture, yes? Good. Else you are not going to get half the dialogues; or monologues to be precise. This pre-requisite established, this story makes an observation of a business opportunity not fully and … Continue reading

Don 2

Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Kunal Kapoor, Aly Khan Genre: Thriller Rating: 2.5/5 We know Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi namumkin hai, unless Don himself wishes so. The plot of the sequel to Don’s remake by Farhan Akhtar, Ameet Mehta and Amrish Shah starts off Don’s precarious move of confronting the … Continue reading

Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl

Actors: Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Dipannita Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Sharma Genre: Comedy Rating: 2.5/5 LVRB is a series of con-stories with same con-man targeting a new lady-target each time consummated by a sabak sikhao aandolan as the title alludes to, designed by the victimized lady-folk. This, is the plot written by Devika Bhagat. PERFORMANCES: Ranveer Singh’s entry scene … Continue reading

Oh My Friend

Actors: Siddharth, Shruti Hassan, Navdeep, Hansika Motwani, Tanikella Bharani Genre: Romance/ Drama Rating: 2.5/5 Oscar Wilde once said “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.” This is widely considered true, but the plot of this film, penned by Venu Sriram is based completely against … Continue reading

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