Movie Reviews

Our in-house reviewers give their take on Bollywood, Hollywood and Marathi releases every Friday

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Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, the film starring Dhanush and Kajol is a pleasantly surprising masala movie, even if it lacks the punch of Part 1


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If films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Bareilly Ki Barfi are anything to go by, kurta and jeans seems to be the small town uniform for the actresses in these films


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With music and lyrics by Ravindra Jain, Chitchor's album had some memorable songs sung by KJ Yesudas, such as Gori Tera Gaon Bada Pyaara and Jab Deep Jale. The film was directed by Basu Chatterjee and starred Amol Palekar and Zarina Wahab


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Directed by Sandeep Mohan, this road trip movie about a freelance writer is quiet, personal and unromantic


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Directed by Ram, the film starring Vasanth Ravi and Andrea Jeremiah, is a flawed, yet fascinating look at men, women and their circumstances


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With music by Saraswati Devi, most of the songs of the 1941 film were sung by its lead actors Ashok Kumar and Leela Chitnis. Jhoola had some memorable songs like Na Jane Kidhar Aaj Meri Naav and Jhoole Ke Sang Jhoolo


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With music by Jatin-Lalit and Remo Fernandes, Khamoshi - The Musical had some beautiful songs like Baahon Ke Darmiyan and Aaj Mein Oopar. The film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut and starred Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles


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Remember Shah Rukh's famous Sattar Minute speech or Mohd Rafi's haunting rendition of Kar Chale Hum Fida Jaan-o-Tan Sathiyon? On our 70th Independence Day, we look back at moments in films like Haqeeqat, Shaheed, Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, Chak De! India and Dangal that gave us goose-flesh


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