Tillotama Shome and Vivek Gomber are outstanding as two people who must reveal and conceal what they feel. To strike a balance between expression and refrain, innocence and courage — Ratna and Ashwin are tricky characters to portray.
On the whole, director Hansal Mehta gets the setting quite right with a lot of detailing. But with more conviction in execution and writing, this one could've hit it out of the park.
The project is ambitious and has cherry-picked an interesting angle to inculcate into the narrative – of the ghost being a transgender with unfinished business – but the execution is over the top and melodramatic even by comedy standards.
In a nutshell, ‘Khaali Peeli’ has slow-mos and a background score that is faster than the heartbeat of an average young adult and on top of everything, a hot pair leading the show! But it derails every once in a while and you wonder – quite empathetically – why! Then again, if you are missing your regular dose of the larger-than-life heroes on celluloid, ‘Khaali Peeli’ is the turn you take – samajla na?
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.
Last night the trio was spotted at the Gateway Of India (Mumbai) as they made their way back home and now, we came across a few pictures of the team getting back to work again as Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi along with the team were again spotted at the Gateway Of India as they head for shooting in Alibaug.
Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi, who will soon be seen in Shakun Batra’s upcoming venture, made a stylish appearance in the city. Reportedly, the three had returned from Alibag after the pack-up of the shoot for the film. See pictures :
Here's what the actor has to say about making unconventional choices
The actor, whose father succumbed to COVID-19 recently, talks about how he dealt with the sudden loss
Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Tamasha’ clocked 5 years on 28 November. To celebrate the milestone, the diva took to her Instagram handle to share unseen pictures from the set with Ranbir Kapoor. Check the post :
The 15-minute black comedy-thriller revolves around a work-from-home professional – played by Hussain Dalal – who constantly orders food online and wakes up to find himself trapped by an exasperated and apologetic pizza delivery girl, essayed by Sayani Gupta.
Bollywood actress Alaya F who made her debut in ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ turned a year older today. The diva took to her Instagram handle to share an alluring picture of herself from the birthday bash. She also penned a little note of gratitude along with the picture which read, “Feeling blessed, grateful and super happy! Thank you for all the love and all the wonderful birthday wishes! ♥”
The actress also says she enjoys reading up on a variety of topics.
A R Rahman today held a free-wheeling online discussion on music and its nuances with FTII students and faculty.Talking about what music lends to a film in an hour-long session with nearly 100 participants anchored by Shekhar Kapur
Shefali Shah starrer, ‘Delhi Crime’ which premiered in the OTT space in 2019, has been honoured with the prestigious award for ‘Best Drama Series’ at the 48th International Emmy Awards on November 23, 2020. Directed by Richie Mehta, the story is based around the 2012 Nirbhaya case.
Imran Khan's decision to say goodbye to acting has shocked everyone and people are still talking about it. We brought you his father-in-law Ranjev Malik's reaction exclusively, wherein he said that his daughter Avantika Malik (who has been staying separately from Imran) was keen that her husband should continue to act while Imran was more interested in writing and direction.
Alia Bhatt turned poet and penned a loving birthday note for her sister Shaheen. Attempting to describe their doting relationship, Alia wrote, “Since we were little, you were always my angel, You literally gave me wings, dancing around with ME on beds and things, I love that we’ve got our own language, one that’s full of fruits and veggies, Ahh.. life without you is just so basic, also who would look after my arms and leggies? I know we’re technically sisters, But I believe you’re my s…
The actor, who has the been away from the stage for the last year, has planned more show next month
Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has started working on her upcoming Hollywood romantic drama, tentatively titled 'Text For You'.
A quick look at Karisma Kapoor’s Instagram feed and you would instantly notice the Bollywood diva prefers to keep her look fuss-free yet simple. Not only her strong style statement we also can’t stop loving her inspirational one-liners which sum up her philosophy towards life.
Alia Bhatt was snapped by the paparazzi today as she stepped out for lunch to celebrate her sister Shaheen’s birthday. They were accompanied by their mom Soni Razdan. Alia looked refreshing in a green printed dress and matching mask, which she completed her OOTD with white sneakers and a denim jacket.
Adil Hussain and Sandhya Mridul recently attended the premiere of their film, 'Nirvana Inn', in Gurgaon.
Bollywood actor, director, screenwriter and producer Farhan Akhtar, took to his Instagram handle to share a beautiful picture of himself playing guitar, sitting alongside his little kid Akira Akhtar. He also added a little note with the picture which read, ‘Saturday’s be like .. #musiclove @akiraakhtar’
Birthday girl Yami Gautam for whom family and roots are most dear started her special day with the best way possible – with divine blessings! While wishes pour in for the talented actress, Yami took to her Instagram handle to share that she started her day with a visit to the Mata Bajreshwari Devi temple in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, where she is currently shooting for an upcoming film.
After entertaining fans with this like ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ and ‘Sonu Ke Titu ki Sweety’, Sunny Singh could well be seen in a completely different avatar. While the actor has been prepping hard working on acting game, there’s a possibility that fans may get to see him essay the pivtoal character of Laxman in the upcoming Prabhas starrer ‘AdiPurush’.