Aashiqui 2 (2013) Film Review

Rahul Jaykar, the ultimate star is India’s favourite singer. As the stadium chants his name, Rahul indulges in his alcohol. Rahul is at the point in his life where fame, money and talent are at stake. With millions of fans drooling for RJ, all he drools for is alcohol. Indeed, an addiction which Rahul struggles to let go of. After crashing into a dark gully … Continue reading Aashiqui 2 (2013) Film Review

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Film Review

Ayan Muckerjee’s latest Bollywood flick Yeh Jawanni Hai Deewani has somewhat left me with a mixed reaction. A romance drama based on the life of the crazy young people yet fails to capture a mesmorising story? Naina (Deepika Padukone) the biology geek and simple girl is fed up of her boring life. Bumping into her long lost friend Aditi (Kalki Koechlin), Naina realizes what fun … Continue reading Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) Film Review

13B: Fear has a new address (2009) Film Review

Imagine if your whole life was played out on a daily TV soap? Everyday you would see an intricate detailed, repetition of what is going to happen next in your life or has already happened. A clear copy of the same people around you, yet in appearances of actors? Crazy right? Vikram Kumar’s horror/mystery film 13B truly makes you question the suspense and gets you … Continue reading 13B: Fear has a new address (2009) Film Review

The Attacks of 26/11 (2013) Film Review

Powerful. Concise. Effective. Emotional. Yes, Attacks of 26/11 can simply be summarized by those four words. With a key focus on capturing the outraging 2008 Terrorist attack in Mumbai, Director Ram Gopal Varma sure succeeded. The film follows the real-life story of eight terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 24 hours. (IMDB) The film is exactly what … Continue reading The Attacks of 26/11 (2013) Film Review

Student of the Year (2012) Film Review

Director Karen Johar brings us a high-school drama filled with sparks of romance and youth culture. With high expectations before-hand, I was slightly disappointed with the overall film. The film begins with a conventional structure of the present day, where a group of friends reunite at the hospital to see their former principle ‘Dean Yoginder Vassisht (Rishi Kapoor). With the audience wondering how these people … Continue reading Student of the Year (2012) Film Review

Talaash (2012) Film Review

In search of who? That’s the real question. Talaash is a stunning film filled with an ambiguous plot and complex story. With every new door opening, we are led to yet another mystery, secret and clue. But will the characters be enough to keep the audience moved? Director Reema Kagti and writers; Farhan and Zoya Aktar both have created a new take on Bollywood. With … Continue reading Talaash (2012) Film Review

OMG Oh My God (2012) Film Review

From the director ‘Umesh Shukla’, OMG Oh My God is an undeniably truthful story with outstanding acting and heartfelt emotion. The film tells a simple yet real plot which immediately engages your attention. It follows the life of ‘Kanji Lalji Mehta’ who doesn’t believe in god. Ironically he owns a shop selling deities of God. Unfortunately, his shop profoundly falls to pieces by an unforeseen … Continue reading OMG Oh My God (2012) Film Review

English Vinglish | Film Review

English Vinglish (2012), the perfect Bollywood family film. The heart-warming plot simply allows us to engage within the story from the minute we see Sridevi’s character. The film follows the life of ‘Shashi Godbole’ played by Sridevi, whom is a housewife with, lets just say English not being her mother tongue. We can clearly see that due to her less proficient English, her family mocks … Continue reading English Vinglish | Film Review

“A for Apple, B for Ball…” – 3 Idiots Review

Since watching many Bollywood films at a very young age, I can confidently say that ‘3 idiots’ is one of the best of all time. With the astonishing 19 wins and 10 nominations, 3 idiots has been a huge success all over the world, especially in India. Director Rajkumar Hirani has amazingly created this comedy drama, which manifests stomach aching humour to an arousal of … Continue reading “A for Apple, B for Ball…” – 3 Idiots Review