Category Archives: Movies

Victoria And Abdul.

My friend and I were the only two viewers and so the multiplex decided to show Victoria and Abdul to us in their Gold Class theater which gave us reclining chairs and a smaller auditorium but also charged three times … Continue reading

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Chef.

Chef is a Hindi movie that I saw yesterday. It is an official Hindi version of the American movie of the same name. I have not seen the American version of the film and therefore am unable to compare the … Continue reading

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Simran.

I saw Simran primarily because Kangana Ranaut acted in it. The Wiki post gives details about the movie and all that I wish to say is that Kangana did not disappoint as an actress, but there was nothing else to … Continue reading

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Shubh Mangal Savdhan.

I had been seeing trailers for Shubh Mangal Savdhan the last few weeks and seeing two great young actors, Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana in it, had decided to see it at the earliest. It was released over ten days … Continue reading

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Babumoshai Bandookbaaz.

I had been reading about this movie in the Indian press for quite some time and had decided to see it on release because it starred a favourite actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. I was not disappointed. And as a bonus, the … Continue reading

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Indu Sarkar.

With so much controversy about the film and the problems it had had from the censors and a section of the old INC brigade, I had very high expectations from the film. I expected much more than what the film … Continue reading

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Mubarakan.

If you want to have some good laughs at more or less slapstick situations with mix ups, pretty women, loud chatter, louder music and dance, plus some extravagant locations and settings, accompanied by overacting by just about every actor, this … Continue reading

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Possibility Of Being A Saint In Suit.

I bet that Pravin who has suggested this topic has never heard of Leslie Charteris or Simon Templar         or The Saint. If he had, he would not have suggested this topic. Luckily for me, these three … Continue reading

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Dunkirk.

I had read about the gallant evacuation of around 330,000 British and French troops from Dunkirk during WWII and was quite keen to see it. When my retired soldier friend also expressed a desire, off we went earlier this afternoon … Continue reading

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Lipstick Under My Burkha.

Another woman centric film, Lipstick Under My Burkha¬† is worth every minute of watching time. I personally could not find anything that needed such drastic action by our censors where thankfully common sense seems to have eventually prevailed and the … Continue reading

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