In a nutshell, ‘Sadak 2’, for everyone involved with this project, should have been a ‘road not taken’.
‘Khuda Haafiz’ does not have the most innovative script on the planet but it still could have worked had it not been for the randomness in the second half and the outrageously sham Arabic accents.
More than anything else, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is a deeply moving tale of a feminist father and his feisty daughter. It wages war against patriarchal mind-set and discrimination, and identifies it as a bigger threat to progress than the one we perhaps tackled in 1999.
The screenplay has noble intent at its heart but only manages to touch upon the periphery of the subject of the Indian education system and its shortcomings – an issue that required an in-depth handling.
Raat Akeli Hai is a sincere attempt but it isn’t engaging enough for you to feel the joy of solving a murderous puzzle or detective riddles.
The plotline is intrigue personified; given. But, what it does lack is a stable momentum and subtexts that came off as fresh-from-the-oven ideas.
Vidya Balan gets under the skin of her character and simply aces it in the titular role – she gives an unrestrained performance as Shakuntala Devi from the 1950s to 2000s which is captivating to watch, as every stage of her life unfolds.
‘Dil Bechara’ will always be remembered as Sushant Singh Rajput’s swan song. Watch this movie simply to witness Sushant Singh Rajput’s last act. A brilliant one at that.
Bhanupriya is a young girl hailing from a conservative family who claims to have experienced everything in life except sex. After multiple failed attempts at losing her virginity and a fortune-teller’s prediction that she will remain a virgin all her life, Bhanupriya decides to tie the knot, hoping that marriage will change things for the better.
In Bollywood, we don’t see too many intelligently made satires but this one … navigates that genre with tact and skill, with a climax that’s surprising, dark and humourous.
There are some fantastic moments in the film, and sharply written scenes between the characters, too, which in turn, prove to be the highlights of this drama.
Director Ahmed Khan throws in every trick in the book to make ‘Baaghi 3’ an action entertainer.
‘Kaamyaab’ is an ode to Bollywood, the larger-than-life movies and their actors, bizarre wigs, love, drama, friendship passion but most importantly, it is about one’s ability to realise their dreams even when the chips are down.
If you’re simply looking for some inspiration then you could afford to give this one a miss.
What ‘Guns of Banaras’ primarily lacks is a convincing motive for the protagonist to sail through. So, save yourself from this unpleasant ride.
There was an attempt to do something 'hatke' with 'Cookie' but the diegesis is an amalgamation of all other movies in this genre; predictable till the credits roll.
'O Pushpa I Hate Tears' will remind one of yesteryear actor Rajesh Khanna’s famous dialogue which the movie's title is inspired from. But, sans that, there isn't much for the viewers... This Pushpa is passable!
Director Gagan Puri’s ‘Doordarshan’ had an interesting plot at hand and there was so much he could do with it, but he just about scratches the surface.
'Thappad' is a silent slap on our society's age-old belief that — 'shaadi mein sab kuch chalta hain'. But honestly, should it be that way? And that is what we need to start talking about... now!
Aamir Khan is undoubtedly one of the most versatile actors we have in Bollywood. The actor, who started as a chocolaty lover boy in films, turned the table for himself with his consistent performances and intelligent choice of scripts.
Movie buffs like you and I might have been dancing in the aisles thinking that now the theatres are on their way to reopening their doors, we might soon see the two biggies 'Sooryavanshi' and '83' we have been waiting for. But hold your horses, the story is different. These two movies might still not been within a striking distance.
Actor Ishaan Khatter who is awaiting the release of his upcoming flick 'Khaali Peeli' recently spilled the beans on the fitness regime he undertook to play a taxi driver.
ETimes brings a new segment Bolly Buzz which goes beyond the usual mix of news and gossip to give all its readers a roundup of trending stories of the day.
Anurag Kashyap was snapped leaving the Versova Police station, Mumbai after eight hours of questioning in the sexual harassment and rape case filed by Payal Ghosh.
Abhay Deol has time and again criticised the award shows for demeaning Farhan Akhtar and his roles in Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’. He recently opened up about the same once again and called the act shameless.
Mira Rajput is one of the most popular divas on social media with a huge fan following. From giving them all a glimpse of her personal life to keeping them entertained with her unmissable posts, Mira makes sure that she keeps all her fans on their toes.
Actor Sonu Sood has proved to be a real-life hero amid the coronavirus pandemic. He left no stone unturned to help the migrant workers and others who suffered due to the lockdown. Recently, Sonu replied to a social media user who renamed his shop after the actor’s name.
Farhan Akhtar has denied hiring a former employee of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput at his residence. The actor-filmmaker took to his verified Twitter account on Thursday to refute reports in a section of the media that made such a claim.
Recently, Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter to express his happiness over theatres and multiplexes reopening after October 15 as he wrote, “The best news of the week!!!!” Soon a social media user trolled the actor in the comment section by saying, “But aren’t you still gonna be jobless?” To this, the actor had a befitting reply as he replied, “That, alas, is in your (the audiences) hand. If you don’t like our work, we won’t get our next job. So we work to the best of our abilitie…
Milind Soman, who is quite active on social media, has treated his fans with a perfect Throwback Thursday post. He has shared an old picture of himself from his modelling days and it is winning over the internet.
Even as the government on Wednesday evening announced its decision to open cinema theatres in a phased manner, several film units have already started shooting amid the new normal.
October 2 is popularly celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across India. However, for the meme-makers on twitter, the day symbolises something totally different and it is a popular dialogue from Ajay Devgn starrer ‘Drishyam’.
Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti recently took to social media to express her faith in CBI's investigation. Not only that but she even asked Sushant's fans to remain positive as the next few days are crucial in the case.
Bobby Deol, who made his big Bollywood debut with ‘Barsaat’, completed 25 glorious years in the film industry. He recently opened up about the whole insider-outsider debate in the film industry.
Farhan Akhtar has taken to social media to slam all reports suggesting that late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s former cook Keshav is working for him now.
Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind turned 75 years-old today. To this, Bollywood celebrities are taking turns on their respective social media handles to wish the President on his special day. One of them was Abhishek Bachchan who took to Twitter to send across his virtual wishes for President Kovind and wrote in his post, “Wishing our Honourable President of India, his Excellency Shri Ramnath Kovind ji a very happy birthday. #JaiHind @rashtrapatibhvn”
Bollywood celebs have taken to their social media handles to strongly react to Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur gangrape incident. According to reports, a 22-year-old girl was raped in the Gaisari village of Balrampur on Tuesday. The family rushed her to a nearby hospital, but she died on the way.
Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is currently in Delhi to shoot the remaining portions of her film with Aamir Khan, has taken to social media to remember her grandmother Krishna Raj Kapoor on her death anniversary.
Actress Kajol, who is quite active on social media, has shared a new picture of herself on Instagram. Treating fans with a Throwback Thursday post, she shared a picture from her earlier days in the industry.