Category Archives: Film Review

I hate luv storys ***1/2

Directed by Punit Malhotra; Produced by Karan Johar; Starring Imran Khan, Sonam Kapoor  For those who like feel-good films and lovey-dovey stuff, ‘I hate luv storys’ is surely worth a watch. This Rom-Com from the house of Karan Johar is … Continue reading

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Film Review – RAJNEETI

This film by Prakash Jha focuses our attention on a subject that we all love to hate- Indian politics. The setting is Bhopal, but it could have been any State capital. The characters are believable for the most part, and … Continue reading

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Film Review – Karthik Calling Karthik ****

Directed by Vijay Lalwani. Starring – Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor and Shefali Shah. A film with a difference, KCK scores where it counts. The story is unique and suspenseful; the pace is smooth and the performances remarkable. The … Continue reading

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MY NAME IS KHAN ****1/2

 Directed by Karan Johar. Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. My Name is Khan is a sensitive and emotional film. Karan Johar’s treatment of a complicated storyline is marked by finesse, with outstanding portrayals by Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol … Continue reading

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3 Idiots ****

Starring Aamir Khan, Boman Irani, Sharman Joshi, Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor ‘3 Idiots’ is a film with a message. It is also an out-and-out entertainer, though in a frenzied sort of way. Plus, it has the chutzpah to challenge norms … Continue reading

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AVATAR ****

Directed by James Cameron; Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez This much-awaited film is a never-before-seen Hollywood high-tech thrill-a-minute roller-coaster flick that combines space-ships, bows-and-arrows, dream-like-situations and some very exotic species with romance, action, drama … Continue reading

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Paa…Wah! ****1/2

Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Vidya Balan Wonders never cease! Amitabh Bachchan actually out-does himself, an almost impossible achievement given his magnificent record, in this rare film about a young boy who suffers from Progeria. Abhishek Bachchan and Vidya … Continue reading

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Kurbaan ***

Starring Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Viveik Oberoi, Om Puri, Kirron Kher, Diya Mirza This film is well made but is so violent and gory that its review can only be written in BULLETS… The film– Very intense, technically superb, … Continue reading

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Film Review – The Ugly Truth ****

Starring Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler and Eric Winter Here’s a film that breezes along at a peppy and witty level to leave you wanting more at the end.  Frothy and bubbly throughout, TUT begins with a flourish and doesn’t slacken … Continue reading

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Film Review – Wake Up Sid! *** ½

Directed by Ayan Mukerji, Produced by Karan Johar, Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Anupam Kher, Supriya Pathak and Rahul Khanna, Music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. There is much to recommend in Wake Up Sid, a film that takes a refreshing look … Continue reading

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