Movie Review: Namaste England

Early in Vipul Shah’s “Namaste England”, the hero thinks the only way he can start a conversation with the girl he fancies is if one of his friends marries one of hers! “Who’s willing to sacrifice themselves?” he asks, to which a friend v.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 18th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Badhaai Ho

Indians are known to be obsessed with marriage and children, but as Amit Ravindernath Sharma’s comedy “Badhaai Ho” (Congratulations) illustrates, they are equally concerned about timing......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 18th, 2018Related News

Q&A: Parineeti Chopra on her ‘non-judgemental’ friendship with Arjun Kapoor

Parineeti Chopra has fever, but that doesn’t mean promotions for her new film have to stop. “I’ve never heard of any actor make it through promotions without getting ill,” the 30-year-old actress quips as she sits down for an interview......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 17th, 2018Related News

Q&A: Ayushmann Khurrana on finding his sweet spot in Bollywood

More than six years after he made his debut, Ayushmann Khurrana seems to have finally found his sweet spot in the Hindi film industry. Last year, his roles in “Bareilly Ki Barfi” and “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” led some to compare him to Amol Pal.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 16th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Helicopter Eela

Pradeep Sarkar’s “Helicopter Eela” should have been called “How Not To Parent” and shown as a cautionary tale for those who think hovering perennially over their offspring is a good thing. A shrill, dated and insipid story of a co-dependent.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 12th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Tumbbad

The rain never stops in Rahi Anil Barve’s “Tumbbad”. It pelts the ground relentlessly, rendering everything else insignificant and giving the film an eerie atmosphere and a sense of foreboding. This gloom is what gives the film its best attribu.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 12th, 2018Related News

Q&A: Arjun Kapoor on how social media devalues celebrities

Arjun Kapoor is preoccupied with his social media feed to an extent that he won’t let a full day of promotional interviews stop him from relentless checking and updating. That’s common for his generation of Bollywood stars. Reuters interviewed hi.....»»

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Movie Review: Andhadhun

When it comes to crime and thrillers in Bollywood, there is no one better than Sriram Raghavan. From “Johnny Gaddar” to “Ek Haseena Thi” the filmmaker has managed to perfect the Indian thriller genre by borrowing stylistic elements from Alfre.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 5th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Loveyatri

If the first movie character you play on screen is called “Susu”, it cannot portend well for the future. For all the effort that seems to have gone into Aayush Sharma’s Bollywood debut, the makers of “Loveyatri” overlooked one aspect – th.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 13th, 2018Related News

As U.S. bond market swoons, Fed policymakers sanguine, for now

Federal Reserve policymakers continue to signal that gradual U.S. interest rate hikes will be enough to tame inflation despite a fast-growing economy, even as a jump in longer-term borrowing costs suggests investors may be increasingly nervous about.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodOct 3rd, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Sui Dhaaga - Made in India

The sewing machine is the saviour in Sharat Katariya's "Sui Dhaaga - Made in India". It saves the protagonist from a life devoid of dignity and infuses in him an entrepreneurial spirit that is at the heart of this story......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 28th, 2018Related News

Bollywood stars back actress Tanushree Dutta who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor Nana Patekar

Bollywood stars are speaking up against sexual harassment after allegations against veteran actor Nana Patekar surfaced this week, with several calling for action against perpetrators in an industry that is notorious for its exploitation of women......»»

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Movie Review: Pataakha

Bollywood is full of stories about brothers and sisters who will do anything to show their love for their siblings. Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Pataakha” (Firecracker) is a complete departure from that trope......»»

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Q&A: Filmmaker Sharat Katariya on ‘Sui Dhaaga: Made in India’

(REUTERS) - A couple of years ago, filmmaker Sharat Katariya saw a tailor stitching on the side of a street while visiting Delhi, the city of his birth. That’s when the thought of making a movie about everyday heroes struck him. The result is “Su.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 27th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Batti Gul Meter Chalu

One of the first few scenes in Shree Narayan Singh’s “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” (Lights off Meter On) shows a town which is pitch dark due to a power outage. For the next 175 minutes, the movie tries very hard but struggles to see the light. A san.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 21st, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Manto

“Manto” doesn’t begin with the main subject of the film but with the story of a girl and a 10-rupee note. Those who have read writer Saadat Hasan Manto will know that it is his short story “Dus Rupay (Ten Rupees) that is being played out......»»

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Movie Review: Manmarziyaan

REUTERS - In Anurag Kashyap’s “Manmarziyaan”, (What the heart wants) the conflicts are not external. The characters elope, break off engagements and indulge in all manner of transgressions......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 14th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Love Sonia

(REUTERS) - Besides missing a punctuation mark in the title, “Love Sonia” is lacking in several other things. Plausible plot points, for one. Tabrez Noorani, who has produced films in Hollywood and seems to have access there, assembles some well-.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 13th, 2018Related News

Eros elbows way into China through content licensing deal with iQiyi

Movie production house Eros International PLC on Monday said it partnered with China streaming service iQiyi Inc to provide Indian movies such as Bollywood blockbusters "Dabangg" and "Devdas" in the country......»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 10th, 2018Related News

Movie Review: Laila Majnu

(REUTERS) - The credits say “Laila Majnu” is directed by Sajid Ali, but the latest Bollywood iteration of an age-old love story cannot escape the trademark stamp of his brother and co-writer Imtiaz Ali. An adaptation that attempts to turn the sto.....»»

source: Reuterschannel: BollywoodSep 7th, 2018Related News