Movie Review: Tubelight

India’s most successful movie star is almost unrecognisable in “Tubelight”. Salman Khan has come a long way from the days of bare-chested fight sequences and gyrating dance numbers – a combination that brought him some of his biggest hits and.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 23rd, 2017Related News

Q&A: Filmmaker Kabir Khan on "Tubelight" and the politics of cinema

REUTERS - For someone who wanted to make documentaries about war, Kabir Khan finds himself in the unlikeliest of places – making mainstream potboilers for Bollywood. Two of his last three films (both with actor Salman Khan) were blockbusters, and e.....»»

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GST effect: Movie tickets to get more expensive from July

A night out at the movies could become costlier from July when India’s biggest tax reform since independence is rolled out, adding another blow to an industry already struggling to attract audiences to the cinemas......»»

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Movie Review: Bank Chor

REUTERS - The heist-gone-wrong genre is an enjoyable one, but Bumpy's action comedy is a shining example of what can go awry not just during a robbery but in making a film about one. A confused, over-stretched film that wrongly fancies itself as smar.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 16th, 2017Related News

Movie Review: Phullu

REUTERS - Bollywood might be planning a big-budget film on the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, but Abhishek Saxena’s indie, “Phullu”, is first to get past the finish line......»»

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Movie Review: Raabta

For the lovers in Dinesh Vijan’s “Raabta” (Connection), one lifetime is not enough. The appearance of a comet called “lovebug” sets into motion a series of events which brings them together again after a thousand years. The film is a rehash.....»»

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Movie Review: Behen Hogi Teri

Ajay Pannalal’s “Behen Hogi Teri” begins with the premise that the biggest threat to love in India is rakhi, the thread Hindu women tie around the wrists of their brothers. Every year on Raksha Bandhan festival, young men run scared, hoping the.....»»

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Interview - Sushant Singh Rajput has ‘no fear’ of losing fame

REUTERS - Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput devours books and always carries one to give him company in between interviews and promotions. He is reading “The Invisible Gorilla”, which is about two subjects he is fascinated with – behavioural.....»»

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Movie Review: A Death in the Gunj

If you have ever been to a small town for your summer holidays, listened in wide-eyed wonder as adults swapped stories around the dinner table and spent languid afternoons lying on the grass, then Konkona Sen Sharma’s “A Death in the Gunj” is j.....»»

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Movie Review: Dear Maya

Sunaina Bhatnagar’s coming-of-age drama doesn’t look too promising at first, but is one of those films that grow on you. Centred around two precocious teenagers in the picturesque town of Shimla, the film traces their lives and how they deal with.....»»

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Q&A: Aamir Khan on what it takes to crack China’s box office

REUTERS - Aamir Khan seems to have found a new fan base in the world’s second-largest film market. Three of his last four films were box office hits in China, with 2016 sports drama “Dangal” becoming the country’s most successful non-Hollywoo.....»»

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Movie Review: Sachin - A Billion Dreams

In an early scene in James Erskine’s docu-drama, Sachin Tendulkar’s mother recounts an incident involving a frog in a tiffin box. It is an anecdote that brings a smile to your face and one of the few moments that gives you a sense of intimacy in.....»»

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Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Resurrecting a beloved TV comedy for the digital age

Aatish Kapadia cannot stand the Indian middle class. The television writer says his “wolverine-like claws” come out when he sees people litter the street or haggle for a few rupees with a roadside vendor, traits he see as synonymous with the subj.....»»

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Movie Review: Meri Pyaari Bindu

The words and music in Akshay Roy’s “Meri Pyaari Bindu” are lilting and evocative. Love is compared to a Hrishikesh Mukherjee movie, a beloved song and a rainy day, and the strains of Mohammed Rafi’s “Abhi Na Jao” echo throughout the film.....»»

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Movie Review - Sarkar 3

REUTERS - In Ram Gopal Varma’s third installment in the “Sarkar” series, the once powerful protagonist is now a shadow of himself. Amitabh Bachchan reprises his role as Subhash Nagre, an overlord who once ruled over Mumbai with muscle power but.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 12th, 2017Related News

Q&A: Director Rajamouli on the making of "Baahubali"

Ask anyone associated with the “Baahubali” franchise why they chose to work on the film, and their answer is likely to be “because of S. S. Rajamouli.”.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodJun 2nd, 2017Related News

India"s biggest film franchise "Baahubali 2" hot on Hollywood"s heels

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Dozens of animators work into the night in India's southern city of Hyderabad, fuelled by caffeine and huddled over computer screens in a darkened studio to put the finishing touches on India's biggest and most ambitious.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 4th, 2017Related News

Movie Review: Begum Jaan

REUTERS - Srijit Mukherji’s “Begum Jaan” is a Hindi remake of his earlier Bengali film “Rajkahini”, about a stubborn brothel keeper caught in the tumultuous aftermath of the partition of India in 1947. Vidya Balan plays the eponymous protag.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodMay 4th, 2017Related News

Bollywood makes way for Hollywood releases in India

When “The Fate of the Furious” opened in India this month, the eighth installment of the blockbuster Hollywood franchise romped past the lone homegrown offering at the Easter weekend box office......»»

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Movie Review: Maatr

Ashtar Sayed’s “Maatr” (Mother) is a regulation revenge thriller in which a school teacher sets out to avenge the rape and death of her teenage daughter......»»

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