Soorma Movie Review: The Goal Rush!

Cast:  Dilijit Dosanjh, Tapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, Vijay Raaz, Kulbushan Kharbanda and Satish Kaushik

Directed by Shaad Ali

Music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy     

Lyrics by Gulzar

Cinematography   Chirantan DasContinue reading “Soorma Movie Review: The Goal Rush!”

M.S.Dhoni The Untold Story Movie Review: Dhoni’s Untold Story….Remains Untold!

Right of the bat and this is one of the times that phrase is perfectly appropriate, Dhoni is a legend among men, I’m not a fan-boy nor some Dhoni-bhakt, but an avid sports fan and I can differentiate between the good, the bad, and the ugly in sports and Dhoni is definitely the good.Continue reading “M.S.Dhoni The Untold Story Movie Review: Dhoni’s Untold Story….Remains Untold!”

M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story Movie Review

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a name that needs no further introduction to the average Indian who hasn’t been living under a rock the past decade, . As a cricketer, he has defined the current generation of the national team bringing success, a change in the attitude and the game. His contributions -as captain as wicket keeper and a swashbuckling batsman has put his name up with the all time greats of Indian cricket.Continue reading “M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story Movie Review”

M.S. Dhoni-The Untold Story Movie Review: Excruciatingly Long but a Safe, Well-made Biopic

03-dhoniFirst thing you notice about M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story is its welcome decision to put out its title not just in English but also in chaste Hindi (The Untold Story becomes ‘Ek Ankahi Kahani’) and Urdu. It is quite strange and somewhat sad that most Hindi films these days do not bother to put up a title in Hindi, seeming to have forgotten that they are ‘Hindi’ films at first place.Continue reading “M.S. Dhoni-The Untold Story Movie Review: Excruciatingly Long but a Safe, Well-made Biopic”

Shahid (2013) Movie Review: A Social Commentary And It Works!

Language : Hindi | Running Time : 123 Minutes | Director : Hansal Mehta

ShahidIn an all too poignant scene as justice is served, War saab(Kay Kay Menon) claims “waqt lagta hai par ho jaata hai. It works.” Our treatment of real life people in movies is something similar. We have taken a lot of time coming to terms with zeitgeist biographies but when one does get made, it gets made very well. Hansal Mehta‘s Shahid is the story of human rights activist lawyer Shahid Azmi who died in 2010. The movie veers into the dangerous territory of becoming a social commentary of our recent past without much meat but it holds its own and also raises some very pertinent questions and manages to create sympathy and respect for Shahid Azmi’s activities.Continue reading “Shahid (2013) Movie Review: A Social Commentary And It Works!”