Wake Up Sid :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – Wake Up Sid – the plot could be anybody’s guess and what’s more, it fails to surprise all those guesses! Another candyfloss movie from the Dharma Productions banner that relies more on the ‘likeability’ factor and ‘offering’. The plot involves a useless and aimless brat who eventually finds his feet through several […]

Wanted :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – I had seen the Telugu version of Pokkiri – starring Mahesh Babu. However, I walked into the auditorium unwillingly and rather out of a rejection towards Dil Bole Hadippa. The movie began with the expected ways of Salman Khan walking around doing his own thing – almost as if this were an […]

Kaminey :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – All Hype & No Fizz – Kaminey summed up so to speak..! With all the hype surrounding the movie that was further fuelled by exaggerated star ratings by various critics, I was led to believe that my weekend was awaiting an exceptional treat (It also doesn’t give you a reality check when […]

Love Aaj Kal :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – Amazingly Awesome – two words for Love Aaj Kal. For a change, I am at a loss of words to jot down the plot here. My best attempt would be that this movie takes you through a rollercoaster one-of-a-kind drive down a boulevard of emotions only Imtiaz Ali can deliver. The story […]

Delhi 6 :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – Delhi-6 takes a socio-cultural-political-umpteenical take on India and the domestic situation through the eyes of an Indian – Born (and brought up) in the USA. After R.O. Mehra’s hugely successful and awe-inspiring Rang De Basanti comes Delhi-6, full of anecdotes from our daily lives shot amidst old Delhi’s backdrop and brought to […]

Dev D :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – The movie deals with modern-day trysts of the everblue Devdas portrayed superbly by Abhay Deol. Now this has been a trend for quite some time – Abhay Deol is to be found in movies which either have a great screenplay or a tight storyline : this one carries the trend forward. Our […]

Luck By Chance :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – The movie takes a potshot at several professionals in the Indian Film Industry even exploiting anecdotes and incidents from the yester-years. Although seemingly slow-moving at times, debutante director Zoya Akhtar gets full marks for exploring definitive and fresh angles on taking shots and also for keeping the on-screen drama realistically subdued. The […]

Slumdog Millionaire :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – The movie is an adaptation of the novel by Vikas Swarup and has already shot into top slots on IMDb. Jamaal Malik is our slumdog who treads on the finest of coincidences as he meanders his way through the questions on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” – connecting each question he […]

Ghajini :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – The movie is a remake of the Tamil movie by the same name where the main protagonist was played by Surya. The film is said to also have been ‘inspired’ by the 2000 Hollywood movie Memento directed by Christopher Nolan. Sanjay Singhania (Aamir Khan), who is the MD of AirVoice Cellphone Company, […]

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi :: Reviewed

THE PLOT – The story is set in modern day Punjab (India), more specifically in Amritsar. Surinder Sahni (Shahrukh Khan), who works for Punjab Power, gets married to Taani (Anushka Sharma) in very Bollywood-like circumstances. The simple and soft spoken Surinder is then told by Taani that she wouldn’t be able to love Surinder all […]