To watch Talaash is to embark on a passionate love affair that ends in frustration because the object of your desire reveals itself to be
shallow and depressingly ordinary. In short, a profound anti-climax. Anupam Chopra reviews.
In the hands of director and co-writer Ashwni Dhir, it has become one of those high-decibel, low-IQ masala movies that hit the screen every few months. Son of Sardaar made me miss Rohit Shetty, the reigning king of this type of cinema.
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Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana is about the frantic search for a much-coveted recipe for chicken curry. Directed by debutant Sameer Sharma and co-produced by Anurag Kashyap, it has been pitched as Bollywood's first food film. But the curry is merely a plot device.
Watching Ajab Gazabb Love, a loose remake of Telugu hit Seema Tapakai, is like watching an utterly mediocre movie from the 1990s, Suprateek Chatterjee writes.
There are films that try to tell emotionally complex stories and succeed in making an impact. Chakravyuh, unfortunately, is not one of those films. Suprateek Chatterjee writes.
Karan Johar's forte is excess. He creates fantastical worlds brimming with beautiful people and expensive things and yet anchors them in high emotion. His films work as both designer porn and soap opera.
Karan Johar’s direction is very good but flounders with the script. Alia is effortless and a natural in her performance. Both Sidharth and Varun are talented, confident and hardly look like first-time actors, say critics.
Makkhi is the most outlandish film I've seen in years. It's also the most fun I've had in a theatre recently. This is the dubbed Hindi version of Eega, which was released earlier in Tamil, Telegu and Malayalam, but nothing has been lost in translation. Read On..
Aiyyaa is a bewilderingly odd film. In 2009, writer-director Sachin Kundalkar made a film called Gandha, which consisted of three short stories. Here he adapts one of these stories about a girl with a heightened sense of smell.