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Movie Review: Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

Director Alankrita Srivastava didn’t create waves with her directorial debut TURNING 30 [2011]. But her second film LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA [2017] got worldwide recognition and also succeeded well at the Indian box office. That an attempt was made by the Censors to make reckless cuts in this ‘lady oriented’ film also caught people’s attention.… Read More »

Movie Review: Sadak 2

A list of one of the prolific directors of Bollywood will remain incomplete if Mahesh Bhatt isn’t mentioned. He carved a niche for himself and impressed audiences and critics alike with his ability to handle light-hearted musicals as well serious, intense dramas with equal panache. One of his memorable films in the latter category was… Read More »

Movie Review: Khuda Haafiz

Over the last few weeks, viewers got a chance to see biopics of extraordinary personalities like Gunjan Saxena and Shakuntala Devi. But these are personalities whose greatness is already known to an extent. There are many who have done unbelievable feats in their lives and hardly anyone would be aware of it. Faruk Kabir, who… Read More »

Movie Review: Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl

In many parts of the world, women have faced discrimination in every field and India, sadly, is no exception. But at the same time, India is also full of inspiring stories of those women who fought the challenges posed due to gender discrimination and yet emerged victorious. Bollywood, off late, has taken keen interest in… Read More »

Movie Review: Raat Akeli Hai

Murder mysteries can never go out of fashion and some of the finest Indian, Hollywood and world cinema has something to do with murder. Last week, we saw casting director Mukesh Chhabra turning director for the love saga DIL BECHARA. This week, it’s the turn of another casting director, Honey Trehan, to don the director’s… Read More »

Movie Review: Lootcase

We all have different dreams and aims in life but one common dream for most is to get wealthy. But the reality of life is that despite slogging for years, most people are able to barely survive financially in today’s world. Rajesh Krishnan’s comic caper LOOTCASE uses this as a crux and spins a funny… Read More »

Movie Review: Shakuntala Devi

Our country has produced a lot of genius minds who have made India proud all across the world with their talent and determination. One such personality is Shakuntala Devi. Most people don’t know much about her except that she was hailed as the ‘Human Computer’. Director Anu Menon, co-director of the path-breaking web series FOUR… Read More »

Movie Review: Dil Bechara

<strong>NOTE: As a mark of respect to the deceased lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood Hungama has decided NOT to assign any star rating to this movie review</strong> The untimely demise of Sushant Singh Rajput has left a void in the lives of millions across the country. And around 40 days after his demise, his… Read More »

Movie Review: Virgin Bhanupriya

The 2005 Hollywood comedy THE 40 YEAR-OLD VIRGIN has been quite loved especially for its premise – a man desperate to lose his virginity but is not able to do it due to certain circumstances. Bollywood has made its unofficial remake in the form of NAUGHTY @ 40 [2011], starring Govinda. There have been many… Read More »

Movie Review: Gulabo Sitabo

The Coronavirus-induced lockdown has led to closure of cinemas. Since last three months, not a single star-studded film has released. But finally, GULABO SITABO is all set to be streamed on a digital platform from today and this flick has been noticed thanks to the pairing of Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan. Moreover, it’s helmed… Read More »