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Ghayal Once Again: Sunny, the actor impresses. Sunny, the director, not so much!

Every single time Sunny Deol got angry in Rajkumar Santoshi’s Ghayal, I thought he would actually tear the screen and erupt from it. His fits of fury felt so overwhelming and tangible. Twenty-six years later, he’s back playing the same … Continue reading

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Remembering Sunny Deol’s dynamite delivery in Ghayal

‘Aaj hi maroonga usse. Aaj hi.’ This is no empty threat. Not when coming from Sunny Deol anyway.  And there’s nothing Amrish Puri’s brutish Balwant Rai, at whom it’s directed, can do or say to save himself from Sunny’s wrath.  It’s … Continue reading

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Akshay Kumar aces the taut, tense and terrific Airlift!

What will he do? It’s seldom a question that worries me any time I witness the Hindi film hero in action. Nothing I don’t know — this archetype has an endless stock of dishoom dishooms, divine interventions or dramatic means … Continue reading

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