Tumhari Sulu

 18 Nov, 2017|  by P Sinha

Our society doesn’t want a housewife to dream. She [...]

Qarib Qarib Singlle

 11 Nov, 2017|  by P Sinha

A name like Qarib Qarib Singlle spells quirkiness, and quirky it is [...]


 03 Nov, 2017|  by P Sinha

A remake of a film made in an era [...]

Secret Superstar

 21 Oct, 2017|  by P Sinha

Though promotions for Secret Superstar may feature Amir Khan prominently [...]

Ranchi Diaries

 13 Oct, 2017|  by P Sinha

While writing the review for Judwaa2, I observed that [...]


 07 Oct, 2017|  by P Sinha

Unlike some of the Khans who are sticking to tried [...]

Judwaa 2

 30 Sep, 2017|  by P Sinha

Seldom has any thought hurt mainstream Hindi cinema as much [...]

Haseena Parkar

 23 Sep, 2017|  by P Sinha

On paper, Haseena Parker is a juicy story. [...]


 16 Sep, 2017|  by P Sinha

Much before Simran was released, there was continuing feud over [...]

Poster Boys

 10 Sep, 2017|  by P Sinha

It is sad, really, to see Sunny [...]


 02 Sep, 2017|  by P Sinha

Milan Luthria is in familiar territory. It’s once again a [...]

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz

 27 Aug, 2017|  by P Sinha

In one of the scenes, a character in the [...]

A Gentleman

 26 Aug, 2017|  by P Sinha

A Gentleman starts off pretty well. There’s an unlikely protagonist Gaurav (Sidharth [...]

Bareilly Ki Barfi

 19 Aug, 2017|  by P Sinha

Bareilly Ki Barfi is an extraordinary portrayal of ordinary lives in a small [...]

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

 12 Aug, 2017|  by P Sinha

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a classic case of great intent but less [...]

Jab Harry Met Sejal

 04 Aug, 2017|  by P Sinha

Nagesh Kukunoor’s 2001 under-rated film Bollywood Calling has an interesting scene. In the film [...]

Indu Sarkar

 31 Jul, 2017|  by P Sinha

Indu Sarkar is a misleading name. With the emergency as a background [...]


 29 Jul, 2017|  by P Sinha

Mubarakan is another film from Anees Bazmee’s stable and has the maker’s stamp all [...]

Munna Michael

 22 Jul, 2017|  by P Sinha

Munna Michael is directed by Sabbir Khan who had previously directed Tiger [...]

Jagga Jasoos

 15 Jul, 2017|  by P Sinha

Jagga Jasoos is hard to describe, no amount of details can really [...]


 08 Jul, 2017|  by P Sinha

For a person who grew up watching Sridevi cavort around innumerable matkas [...]


 24 Jun, 2017|  by P Sinha

It is a surprising idea to remake a film that was a [...]


 10 Jun, 2017|  by P Sinha

Raabta starts off in an unconventional manner, it is almost impossible to [...]

Half Girlfriend

 20 May, 2017|  by P Sinha

Incidentally, the two releases this week (Half Girlfriend and Hindi Medium) have a [...]

Hindi Medium

 20 May, 2017|  by P Sinha

Indians fought the British for more than a century to win freedom. Political [...]

Meri Pyaari Bindu

 14 May, 2017|  by P Sinha

Meri Pyari Bindu targets the audience mostly ignored by the rom-com genre – [...]

Sarkar 3

 13 May, 2017|  by P Sinha

When a film-maker makes a sequel, you expect the story to advance, [...]

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

 29 Apr, 2017|  by P Sinha

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion nicely completes the story that had been left unanswered in [...]


 22 Apr, 2017|  by P Sinha

Noor is a film that starts off relatively well, falters and when it [...]

Naam Shabana

 01 Apr, 2017|  by P Sinha

Naam Shabana is a thriller, a genre producer [...]


 25 Mar, 2017|  by P Sinha

Phillauri is the second film from Anushka Sharma’s production house after NH10. [...]

Badrinath Ki Dulhania

 12 Mar, 2017|  by P Sinha

Badrinath Bansal (Varun Dhawan) is a self-entitled lad from Jhansi who thinks [...]

Commando 2: The Black Money Trail

 04 Mar, 2017|  by P Sinha

Commando 2 truly looks like a film that never had [...]


 24 Feb, 2017|  by P Sinha

Before its release, there were speculations that Rangoon was Fearless Nadia’s story [...]

The Ghazi Attack

 18 Feb, 2017|  by P Sinha

The Ghazi attack reminded me of Crimson Tide, the 1995 American submarine [...]

Jolly LLB 2

 11 Feb, 2017|  by P Sinha

When Subhash Kapoor released Jolly LLB in 2013, there were few expectations [...]


 27 Jan, 2017|  by P Sinha

Revenge is a dish best served cold. This theme [...]


 26 Jan, 2017|  by P Sinha

A scene in Raees has the clip of Amitabh Bachchan [...]

Ok Jaanu

 13 Jan, 2017|  by P Sinha

It’s hard to point a finger to where OK Jaanu went wrong. [...]


 24 Dec, 2016|  by P Sinha

Like most men, Mahavir Singh Phogat (Aamir Khan) wants his children to [...]


 09 Dec, 2016|  by P Sinha

Befikre starts off with a montage of couples kissing while the credits roll. [...]

Kahaani 2

 02 Dec, 2016|  by P Sinha

Expectations can be a strong barrier. We want Salman Khan to be [...]

Dear Zindagi

 26 Nov, 2016|  by P Sinha

When you meet Kaira (Alia Bhatt) in Dear Zindagi, she is like so [...]

Force 2

 19 Nov, 2016|  by P Sinha

Heavy influences of many Hollywood action thrillers, John [...]

Rock On II

 13 Nov, 2016|  by P Sinha

Rock On II has all the elements of drama – three old friends getting [...]


 01 Nov, 2016|  by P Sinha

Shivaay suffers from the same affliction that has downed many a Bollywood film. In [...]

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

 29 Oct, 2016|  by P Sinha

The characters in Karan Johar’s film live in fantasy. None of the realities [...]


 10 Oct, 2016|  by P Sinha

Mirzya plays on two-levels – the original folklore is interspersed with a contemporary story to [...]

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

 02 Oct, 2016|  by P Sinha

Neeraj Pandey has proved himself as a master story teller yet again. MS [...]


 24 Sep, 2016|  by P Sinha

India’s official entry to the Oscars is a worthy selection

Though [...]