Deccan Chronicle

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  • Thugs Of Hindostan

    ...after sending the pesky writers on long leave, they proceed to throw cash at the the art director, the CGI team, the costume wallas, the extras, the star’s hair stylist, colourist, the carpenters… anything and everything except the story, the dialogue, the writing.

    Nov 2018
  • Jalebi

    With a catch-line like 'everlasting taste of love', it had promised a delicious recipe of romance but the film is a half-baked dish that is completely devoid of any taste.

    Oct 2018
  • LoveYatri

    Aayush and Warina fans are in for a surprise, and Salman fans too will get what they expect from the film - entertainment in terms of dialogues, dance and screen presence.

    Oct 2018
  • Andhadhun

    Sriram has done a fab job in keeping dark humour intact. There are so many quirky and surprise elements that will make you cover your face too.

    Oct 2018
  • Pataakha very good but it could have been great if the plot was stronger than just a story about two sisters with dreams. However we are not complaining much since it is a full-on entertainer for the masses.

    Sep 2018
  • Batti Gul Meter Chalu

    The issue of electricity scam which people need to be aware of, is revealed in the second half of this film and there on, Narayan Singh's movie takes some turns and twists which will leave you hopeful.

    Sep 2018
  • Manto

    ...Nandita brings out the best storyline, screenplay as well as performances from each of her actors. And of course, Nawazuddin makes the film a worth watch with Tahir and Rasika also giving their best to their respective roles.

    Sep 2018
  • Mitron a good effort, but a little more editing of the script and more fleshed out characters would have helped a lot. Nonetheless, it is an entertaining watch with some wonderful moments, some genuinely funny lines, and good performances.

    Sep 2018
  • Love Sonia

    In the end, despite a certain emotional void created by average plot, Love Sonia is an honest attempt in portraying authentic horror of an issue clearly so close to filmmaker's heart.

    Sep 2018
  • Manmarziyaan

    ...Anurag Kashyap’s spin on modern love has a lot of heart and depth.  The film especially deserves a watch for trying to do something different to what we commonly see in romantic cinema. It’s a story well acted and well told. 

    Sep 2018
  • Paltan

    ...the film barely manages to keep your interest alive throughout as all the actors show enough lung power to roar beyond their capacity, at times.

    Sep 2018
  • Stree

    ...has a lot to like about - it is funny, spooky, crazy and a little bit different. It has some really interesting ideas; its execution is less than stellar, but it still works.

    Aug 2018
  • Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi

    ...has a funny first half but pales and drags in the second. Sure the comedy is over the top and silly but if that is your cup of tea then a moderate entertainment for couple of hours is guaranteed.

    Aug 2018
  • Gold

    Reema Kagti and Rajesh Devraj’s script is not a true account of a real-life incident, but is a fictional and gripping take on the actual story of free India’s first gold. There’s never a dull moment and Kagti’s direction deserves credit for it.

    Aug 2018
  • Mulk

    ...when mainstream Bollywood begins to get it right, when it finds the strength to articulate what’s right and wrong in a way that sits with audiences for a long time, there is hope.

    Aug 2018
  • Fanney Khan

    Right from the word go, for all the lunacy that seems to be going on in this unexciting storyline, it never seems terribly frantic, nor engaging, leave alone entertaining!

    Aug 2018
  • Dhadak

    Dhadak might be a much anticipated film of the season, but it is nothing more than a launchpad for Ishaan and Janhvi Kapoor. Rather watch Sairat for realistic cinema.

    Jul 2018
  • Soorma

    If you are looking for an unusual story of an unsung hero, go and watch Soorma. Promise, it’s not a glorification of an Indian sportsman on silver screen.

    Jul 2018
  • Race 3

    The director, who earlier helmed the dance franchise ABCD and A Flying Jatt, has surely made a visually appealing film but nothing more to it.

    Jun 2018
  • Parmanu

    Yes, you can base a film on a true event and then fictionalise parts of it. But it is jarring to see a story that is muddled with way too many obvious tension-building fabrications to suggest that the impossible mission was no mean task.

    May 2018