Film Review: Zero

‘Reach for the moon and the stars will fall in your lap,’ seems to be the philosophy followed by SRK and the people responsible for bringing the film to its title ‘Zero’. In a runtime of two-and-a-half-hours plus, Zero undergoes a series of transformations – possibly more than the number of titles thought of by the […]

Film Review: SANJU

Genre: Biography, Drama, Comedy Rating: 3.5/5 162 minutes Director: Rajkumar Hirani Clearly deviating from their forte — comedy (Munnabhai films, 3 Idiots), established writers Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi have tried their best to incorporate elements of the genre in their biopic of Sanjay Dutt — ‘Sanju’. The film traces certain phases of Dutt’s chequered […]

Film Review: 102 NOT OUT

Baap Aur Punya  The best known sequence, till now, of Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor is of ‘Naseeb’ (1981) where the two cavort to the evocatively sung Mohammad Rafi’s ‘Chal mere bhai’. Now, in ‘102 Not Out’, their sixth collaboration, AB and RK deliver an unbridled comedy, based on the eponymous Gujarati play, written by […]

Beyond The Clouds

Motley Melodrama Celebrated Iranian Majid Majidi’s first film set outside Iran, ‘Beyond the Clouds’, has the master filmmaker capturing the sights and sounds of Mumbai’s slums and shanties, the red-light areas and prison cells – all against the backdrop of poverty and probity. After their parents’ death in a car crash, Aamir (Ishaan Khatter) is […]