#SalmanVerdict :THE END

After an arduous 13 years, Salman Khan, his family and his beloved fans can finally breathed a collective sigh of relief, as the actor has been acquitted of all charges held against him in the hit and run case that has been going on ever since September 2002....

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Bajirao Mastani: Trailer Review

Elaborate costumes, larger than life sets, three spectacular actors, a real life story, and a whirlwind of characters and songs. No wonder,Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is being touted as the next big thing in Bollywood this year!

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Pahlaj Nihalani: Holier Than Thou?

Pahlaj Nihalani, Chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), has been the talk of the town ever since he decided on cutting short a kissing scene in the recently released James Bond movie –Spectre. He was strongly condemned on both social and traditional media. Owing to the...

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6 Directors Who Took Bollywood To A New Level

For the past 100 years or so, the glittery world of Indian cinema has left us completely besotted. Ever since the silver screen lit up back in 1913, we Indians haven’t stopped raving about it! It’s been our pride and prized possession. Generation after generation, year after year,...

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Twin Peaks: 25 Years Of TV’s Cult Classic!

In 1990, came out a show that redefined prime-time television viewing in the US. With its iconic dialogue: “She’s dead. Wrapped in plastic.”, mystery-thriller Twin Peaks traced the investigation of the murder of a teenage girl in the (fictional) quiet and peaceful hilly town of Twin Peaks on the...

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Masaan: Impunity From The Shackles Of Society

Masaan, directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, stars the talented Richa Chaddha and newbies Vicky Kaushal and Shweta Tripathi in prominent roles. Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, Masaan was awarded FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section.

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Why Bajirao Mastani’s Trailer Failed To Impress Me

After delivering movies like Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Goliyon ki Raasleela- Ramleela; Sanjay Leela Bhansali is back with another of his “great” creations- Bajirao Mastani. With larger than life characters, exquisitely royal locations, grand sets, heavy costumes, intensive fight sequences, blood and swords- it seems that...

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Don’t Underestimate The Minions- Size Doesn’t Matter To Be The Most Badass Existence!

Featuring the Gravity queen, Sandra Bullock’s voice along with other artists such as Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton and Allison Janney, Minions is a prequel spin-off to the Despicable Mefranchise. It has been released pan-India following a thunderous applause.. An American 3D computer-animated supposedly family comedy, it’s produced by NBCUniversal...

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Baahubali: A Desi Version Of 300?

S.S. Rajamouli’s Baahubali, which bears a striking resemblance to 300 in terms of special effects, has managed to leave everybody awe-struck as it hit the theaters today. With effects that manage to match up to that of Hollywood movies, Baahubali is action, romance and thrill all packed in one...

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Inside Out: A Movie For The Feels!

Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen; Inside Out is an epitome of talent and recreation. The characters; Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness have been beautifully dubbed by Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith respectively.

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Dil Dhadakne Do. No Really, Dil Dhadakne Do!

1 million views and countless controversies later, this movie has been the subject of everyone's debate recently. However, my side of the controversy is rather atypical of the views of general folks. A perfect depiction of a loaded, Hindu family’s social norms and associated emotions, this movie gives us...

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The Bad Men Of Bollywood

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking. He has been convicted of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. “All charges against you have been proven,” announced Judge DW Deshpande. “You were driving the car, without a...

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‘Queen’ To Reprise The ‘Tragedy Queen’

Earlier this month, news broke out that Kangana Ranaut would indeed be playing Meena Kumari in the biopic, Meenabakamaal, being directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. The shooting of the film, which is an adaptation of Vinod Mehta’s book – Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography, is said to begin sometime in...

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NH10: Another Highway to Hell?

Watch NH10. It is a movie that will have you widen your eyes in incredulity. The thrill, horror and that dangerous streak of revenge engulf you as the movie lunches forward, however, beware! You might just bite your nails too hard!

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Top 5 Highlights From The Oscars 2015

The Academy Awards Ceremony has always been special. Be it the red carpet, the beautiful couples, their designer clothes or the Oscar trophies; the ceremonial evening is one that is dedicated to celebrations. Oscar 2015 was no different, and yet it was exceptional in its own way! Last night,...

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And The Oscar Goes To…

2014 has, certainly, been an awesome year for movies, where all you movie-buffs got a chance to feast on flicks like Birdman and Interstellar. Needless to say, you have spent a substantial amount of time, discussing, the movies and the probability of their winning the Oscar. Well, the announcements...

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Why Badlapur is a Must Watch

What Sriram Raghavan ensures is justice – to all characters by actors of good faith and choice. Varun Dhawan has acted par excellence and broken the young boy next door stereotype from the trajectory of his acting career. How one would see the posters and feel, is this Haider...

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The Hidden Gems Of Indian Cinema

Off late, Bollywood hasn’t really been churning out high-quality movies on a regular basis. Yes, the box office numbers are at an all time high, but innovation, on the other hand, is at an all time low in the industry. The same old tested formulas of script writing have...

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Celebrities who were the highlight of 2014!

Anushka Sharma’s lip job. Anushka Sharma and her lips grabbed all the limelight after her appearance on Koffee with Karan in 2014. There were speculations of Anushka having gotten a lip job done but the actress vehemently denied it. Her lips became a rage on various social networking sites...

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Hawaaizada: Tale Of An Unsung Indian Genius

Hawaaizada, is a story of an Indian scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who was supposed to have constructed aeroplane 8 years before Wright brothers did. The film also elucidates the strategies that British Government used to suppress Indian talent and intellect. Hawaaizada talks about the hurdles and challenges that...

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Hindi Music: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Lately, we’ve read about a lot of people trashing Hindi music for its crass lyrics and production. But few realize that there are numerous diamonds in this rough. It definitely is a surreal experience listening to a track with impeccable wordplay and lyrics. We give you a lowdown...

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Roy Trailer: Mystifying And Intriguing

After having kept the audience waiting for almost a year, the producers of Roy are finally out with the film’s trailer. Roy features a strikingly hot Jacqueline Fernandez, bold Ranbilr Kapoor and a mysterious Arjun Rampal. The steamy couple Jacqueline and Rampal’s story unwinds in their relation as a...

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