Monthly Archives: October 2015

Review: Shaandaar is fun, fun, fun!

Where cheer is indispensable and cynicism is undesirable — the world is viewed through rose-coloured glasses in Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar. How else does a story about a dysfunctional family involving a domineering matriarch, her oppressed descendants, an adopted insomniac and … Continue reading

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Review: Little to cheer about Aishwarya’s Jazbaa!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a grim woman on a mission. She’s back on screen portraying the pains of motherhood after a five-year hiatus to enjoy its pleasures, off it. In Sanjay Gupta’s remake of 2007 South Korean flick, Seven Days, … Continue reading

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Review: Akshay Kumar dazzles, Singh is Bliing does not!

As conflicting as it sounds, a lousy movie can say a lot about an actor’s capabilities. Like for how long Akshay Kumar covers up the absence of plot in Singh is Bliing on the strength of his comic charisma. It’s … Continue reading

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