Tag Archives: Bollywood

A commentary in Pink

Shooting right at the burning issues of today, Pink is a refreshing new title in the growing list of mature movies from this side of B-Town.

The movie focusses on a multitude of topics such Continue reading A commentary in Pink

Masaan (2015)- Probably one of the best Hindi movie till date

Arguably the best Hindi-language film I’ve seen to date. A serious movie at heart, Masaan was a captivating experience right from ts inception. People should refrain from calling this a Bollywood movie as it is truly a class apart. The debut movie of director Neeraj Ghaywan, Masaan is a Continue reading Masaan (2015)- Probably one of the best Hindi movie till date

Gangaajal- Why no other movie can replace the 2003 classic

Days after the release of the hyped Jai Gangaajal, there almost no talk about the movie. Even the recent ‘Priyanka-Wave’ could do little to uplift the fate of this 2016 release. The fact is, that the only reason this movie attracted attention was that it was hailed as a supposed spiritual successor to the 2003 Bollywood classic, Gangaajal and now it only goes to prove that there can be no other.

The recent debacle of the latest Prakash Jha release only adds to the glory of the 2003 classic. So this feels like a good time to revisit the original movie and what made it stand out. Continue reading Gangaajal- Why no other movie can replace the 2003 classic

Wazir (2016)

I went completely unprepared for this one. No trailers, no spoilers, no articles, heck- I didn’t even know the cast. Though on hearing widely positive reviews from my peers, and on finding out that Amitabh Bachchan was starring in the movie, I got the tickets to Wazir.

After another eventful year, Bollywood had a solid opening in 2016 with Bejoy Nambiar’s Wazir. The critically acclaimed director left no stone unturned and Wazir is an exciting piece of film-making. Continue reading Wazir (2016)

Manjhi – The Mountain Man (2015)

In a time when Bollywood has been surprisingly pushing out repeated hits, the story of Manjhi-The Mountain Man hits the big screen. Based on a truly inspiring story of a man who single-handedly cuts an entire mountain with only a hammer and chisel, and an exceptional actor like Nawazuddin Siddiqui to beat, Manjhi was set to be a real classic. Or was it?

To tell you the truth, Continue reading Manjhi – The Mountain Man (2015)

Delhi Belly (2011)

This movie is awesome on so many levels!

Delhi Belly is one of those rare examples of film-making from the land of Bollywood that actually reflect the mind-set of the modern Indian youth. The humour gets you so right. What you have here is an unadulterated product of the current generation of Indians and you can see how far we can go without the limiting factor of the general business model that’s seen in most movies of today. (The movie. Mainly because this movie was not fully aimed at the Indian audience.) Continue reading Delhi Belly (2011)