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TIGER ZINDA HAI

Tiger Zinda Hai: *** Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif Director: Ali Abbas Zafar What’s it about? Ex-RAW agent ‘Tiger’ embarks on a do-or-die mission – a race against time to rescue trapped Indian and Pakistani nurses from the jaws of death. Will he, won’t he? Review Apart from having its heart in the right place…

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1921

1921** Starring: Zareen Khan, Karan Kundraa Director: Vikram Bhatt Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? It’s 1921 and there’s a spiteful evil spirit on the loose in the UK seeking a far-fetched revenge to teach someone a lesson. Review Whizzing here, whooshing there, a demonic spirit’s in the air spooking a young handsome and beefy…

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PADMAAVAT – A RIOT OF ROYAL RAZZMATAZZ!

Padmaavat**** Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? Based on the Indian Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s epic poem Padmavat, the film is essentially a war between Allaudin Khilji’s lust for absolute power that puts him crosshairs with the Rajputs of Chittorgarh. Review So much…

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PADMAN – PADDED WITH PROBLEMS

Padman**1/2 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte Director: R Balki Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? Based on wife Twinkle Khanna’s short story in her book ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’, ‘Padman’ is Akshay Kumar’s ode to Tamil Nadu’s social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low cost sanitary napkins for women in rural…

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MOVIE REVIEW: AIYAARY – AN OPPORTUNITY MESSED!

Film: Aiyaary Starring: Manoj Bajpayee, Siddharth Malhotra, Rakul Preet, Anupam Kher & Naseeruddin Shah Director: Neeraj Pandey Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? A young Indian army officer goes on a rebellious mission to save the country from vested business interests but can he do that without getting into trouble from his own ilk?…

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MOVIE REVIEW HATE STORY 4

Review: Hate Story IV Starring: Urvashi Rautela, Karan Wahi, Vivan Bathena Director: Vishal Pandya What’s it about? A sexy siren is on a mission to make her lethal dream come true and she will stop at nothing. Review Glitzy glamour dolls, plunging necklines and beefy dudes forever in heat – all mouthing cheesy lines. An…

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MOVIE REVIEW 3 STOREYS

Movie Review – 3 STOREYS Starring: Sharman Joshi, Richa Chadha, Pulkit Samrat and Renuka Shahane Director: Arjun Mukherjee (debut) What’s it about? ‘3 Storeys’ is about 3 stories (pun intended) brewing in a Mumbai chawl, intertwined with each culminating in unique almost bizarre twists. Review Welcome to Maya Nagar. A cramped neigbourhood in the heart…

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MOVIE REVIEW RAID

RAID Starring: Ajay Devgn, Saurabh Shukla, Ileana D’Cruz Director: Raj Kumar Gupta What’s it about? A historic Income Tax raid by an upright IT officer who will do whatever it takes to unearth the ill-gotten wealth of a powerful politician. But will he come out unscathed? (From the tweet by @RaidTheFilm) Review Set in 1981, ‘Raid’…

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Movie Review Hichki – A Class Act!

From the tweet by @yrf) HICHKI – A Class Act by Rani! Starring: Rani Mukerji Director: Siddharth P. Malhotra Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? A highly qualified teacher with Tourette syndrome ends up amidst a bunch of rowdy kids in an international school. Can she educate them against all odds? (From the tweet by @yrf) Review…

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MOVIE REVIEW BAAGHI 2: MISSION IMPLAUSIBLE!

Starring: Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda, Manoj Bajpayee Director: Ahmed Khan Review by Ronak Kotecha What’s it about? An Army Jawaan (Tiger Shroff) is on a mission to find his ex-lover’s (Disha Patani) missing child. But there’s a lot more than meets the eye in this murky kidnapping that is shrouded in layers of…

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