Movie Review - Trapped

REUTERS - The apartment in Vikramaditya Motwane’s “Trapped” is sparsely furnished. When the film’s protagonist, Shaurya (Rajkummar Rao), moves in on 12 hours’ notice, he brings his worldly belongings in a duffel bag, and finds just enough i.....»»

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Movie Review: Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya

REUTERS - The protagonist in Shashank Khaitan's "Badrinath ki Dulhaniya" is an unlikely hero and hard to like. Badrinath Bansal is a rich, spoilt brat who discovers he has a spine in the last five minutes of the film and stands up to his dictatorial.....»»

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Q&A: Vikramaditya Motwane on why Bollywood needs to take risks to make better films

Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane won accolades with his debut coming-of-age drama “Udaan” in 2010, and followed it up with period romance “Lootera” in 2013, which also got positive reviews. A cold email with the script for a thriller led to the.....»»

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Filmmaker Karan Johar becomes father to twins

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar said on Sunday that he has become a parent to twins via a surrogate......»»

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Bollywood"s latest villain: black money

REUTERS - A new Indian film that releases this Friday has a burly hero on a mission to destroy a dark evil. But instead of the usual corrupt politician or mafia don often seen in Bollywood, the villain is an elusive entity which is also being pursued.....»»

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Movie Review: Commando 2 – The Black Money Trail

REUTERS - If there is one thing that exemplifies Deven Bhojani's sequel to the 2013 action film "Commando", it is the fleeting glimpse we get of a water bottle that the hero drinks, which is similar to the ones you find in corner shops. But in the mo.....»»

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Interview: Taapsee Pannu on being an outsider in Bollywood

REUTERS - In the 2015 thriller "Baby", Taapsee Pannu's only action sequence showed her pinning down the bad guy without the help of the male hero. That one scene, she says, earned her the lead role in the upcoming film "Naam Shabana" (My name is Shab.....»»

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"Viceroy"s House" sends timely "divide and rule" message, says director Gurinder Chadha

LONDON (Reuters) - A new film exploring the partition of India will offer audiences a poignant reminder, 70 years on, that using politics to divide communities is nothing new, its British director says......»»

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Movie Review: Rangoon

As far as establishing the backdrop of “Rangoon” goes, Vishal Bhardwaj’s new war drama hits the ground running. The film opens with images of guerilla soldiers of the British Indian Army, including Nawab Malik (Shahid Kapoor), in a face-to-face.....»»

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Nithari serial murders: Documentary bats for one of the accused

Ten years ago, India witnessed one of the most horrific serial killings in recent times, where 19 children and young women were murdered in a suburb near the capital. The country was riveted for months after body parts were found buried in the backya.....»»

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Movie Review: Running Shaadi

Nagraj Manjule’s searing film from last year explored the repercussions of young love that flowers in the middle of a caste cauldron, earning more accolades than any Marathi movie in recent times. In contrast, Roy’s film trivialises the issues of.....»»

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Movie Review: The Ghazi Attack

In an early scene in war movie “The Ghazi Attack”, a character explains how a submarine works – with the help of an egg. To demonstrate what water pressure can do to the vessel deep in the ocean, he smashes the egg with his hand, splattering ye.....»»

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Interview: Kay Kay Menon on ‘Ponzi scheme’ films and corrupt critics

REUTERS - Kay Kay Menon’s performances in films like “Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (A Thousand Desires) and Gulaal (Red) are something Indian movie fans won’t forget easily. He has established himself as an actor of much versatility, but has also c.....»»

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Movie Review: Jolly LLB 2

Subhash Kapoor’s “Jolly LLB” from 2013 was a middling film saved by the comic timing of leading man Arshad Warsi and Saurabh Shukla, who played the amiable but eccentric judge. In “Jolly LLB 2”, Kapoor makes some cosmetic changes to the scr.....»»

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Pakistan bans hit Bollywood film "Raees" starring Pakistani actress Mahira Khan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has banned cinemas nationwide from screening an Indian blockbuster movie "Raees" starring famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, a censor official said on Tuesday, the latest media clampdown after last year's spike in te.....»»

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Movie Review: Raees

REUTERS - There is a recurring line in Rahul Dholakia’s “Raees” that is meant to exemplify the eponymous protagonist. We are told he has “Baniye ka dimaag aur Miyaanbhai ki daring”, roughly translated as “the cunning of a merchant and the.....»»

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I"m not here to solve problems: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan may be the king of modern Bollywood, but don't ask the superstar to rule on whether Pakistani actors should be allowed to work in Indian cinema......»»

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Q&A: Shah Rukh Khan on "Raees" and movies that don"t change the world

It's past midnight and Shah Rukh Khan is still not done with promotions for his new film "Raees". The notoriously nocturnal Bollywood star thinks nothing of interviews in the dead of night, but it can be quite an ordeal for journalists working normal.....»»

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan acquitted in weapons case

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A court in Jodhpur on Wednesday acquitted Bollywood movie star Salman Khan of possessing an unlicensed weapon nearly two decades ago, ending a case that threatened to derail the career of one of the country's biggest actors......»»

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Movie Review: Haraamkhor

REUTERS - The most moving moment in Shlok Sharma’s “Haraamkhor” comes in the final scene where two people, united in their grief and having undergone a strange feeling of catharsis, come to terms with their situation. The entire film leads up t.....»»

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