So all and sundry knew that this was not a sequel but a remake of the 1997 blockbuster Judwaa. One of Salman’s big hits and one that spread his mass audience reach tremendously thanks to David Dhawan in their first collaboration together. Living upto those high benchmarks that the original set in Feb, 1997 was always going to be difficult. And am sure David/ Sajid knew that. Hence instead of chang...[Read More]
This film is a tourism promotional ad for Jhansi, Kota and Singapore. The only difference being, the makers must have milked Singapore Tourism dry and it shows in the second half. Oscillating between Jhansi and Kota in the first half, where the 2 protagonist’s families hail from, Bansals from Jhansi and Trivedis from Kota. Shashank Khaitan nails it to the T with his dialogues and screenplay...[Read More]
Desi Boyz had some great songs, one in particular which lead to papa Dhawan making it into a film for Varun and remaining a cult on the dance floor till date, inspite of it coming 5 years ago. The movie however was no great shakes. Dishoom is slightly reverse in that case. There is a nice track, but it wont have the longevity of Main Tera Hero, however this time round Rohit will have a film...[Read More]
Shahrukh and Kajol, the leading pair loved by the entire NRI generation, come back after almost 6 years in this latest Rohit Shetty offering. They do manage to rekindle the old flame in bits and pieces. Somehow in the pre-interval love portion, Kajol and Shetty try to relive the K3G version of Kajol and fall flat outright. It is in the post interval mature version where she shines, but fails due t...[Read More]
Based on the true life story of a Mumbai based dance group, who also feature prominently in the film, the movie starts with the finale of a dance reality show, where the group, Mumbai Stunners is disqualified for lifting their entire sequence from a Fillipino group. Termed as cheaters, the group splits and the remaining members of Suresh (Varun Dhawan), Vinnie (Shraddha Kapoor), Vernon (Sushant Pu...[Read More]
Sreeram Raghavan’s films have always been wonderful to watch. Be it Ek Hasina Thi or Johnny Gaddar (lets not count the 2012 misadventure a film). He comes back with a genre he is familiar with, a dark revenge thriller. With talents like Varun, Nawaaz, Divya, Huma, Yami, Vinay, Radhika, Kumud & Zakir he had enough to cherry pick from.