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Gully Boy review: A glorious blend of asli hip-hop and assured filmmaking!

There is a two-second scene in Gully Boy when Ranveer Singh gets out of the car he is chauffeuring and catches his reflection in a posh building’s glass door. This is not who he wants to be. Later, he sees the same … Continue reading

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Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Review: Missed opportunity

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is an ingenious title. It alludes to the attractive imagery playing in the beholder’s imagination as well as our assumptions on learning those eyes are hers and not his.  Same sex love isn’t a … Continue reading

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Manikarnika review: Kangana Ranaut is savage, spellbinding in a ho-hum historical

The sight of Kangana Ranaut singlehandedly slashing a swarm of men against the backdrop of feverishly chanted Sanskrit shlokas and a towering Durga idol looks like an ultimate feminist fantasy. It is savage. It is spellbinding. Though her fury unleashes … Continue reading

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