Darbar (2020) Tamil Movie Review: All Style and No Substance

SUPERSTARS in cinema is a rare concept now, probably the only star in the world who has seen such a longevity in his career is Rajinikanth. Perhaps no other star in the entire cinematic history of the world has played the lead role and shouldered such big budgets beyond the age of 60. Continue reading “Darbar (2020) Tamil Movie Review: All Style and No Substance”

Anjaan: Trailer

Anjaan Poster 2Anjaan marks the coming together of writer, director and producer N.Lingusamy and popular actor Suriya for the first time. Produced jointly by UTV and Thirrupathi Brothers, Anjaan is written by Lingusamy and Brinda Sarathy. The film features an ensemble star cast which apart from Suriya includes Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Manoj Bajpai, Vidyut Jamwal, Soori, Dalip Tahil, Asif Basra, Murli Sharma etc. Chitrangada Singh and Maryam Zakaria feature in item numbers as well. The music is by Yuvan Shankar Raja while Santosh Sivan is the DOP and Anthony is the editor.Continue reading “Anjaan: Trailer”

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Movie Review : Clichés Galore

Language  : Hindi | Running Time  : 189 Minutes | Director  : Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra 

When a movie is made, we always wonder if the story deserved to be told. If it is a biopic, even more so. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag had me frustrated. I am probably one of the very few who was left perplexes by why the story I was seeing on screen needed to be told. It isn’t like Milkha Singh is the only excellent track and field athlete we’ve had. If a vote was taken across the country before the movie was made, P.T Usha or Gurbachan Singh Randhawa would have been called India’s greatest track and field athletes. They were more decorated than Milkha Singh is. Milkha Singh had a photo finish at the Olympics. P.T. Usha had a photo finish as well. We have a movie on Milkha Singh. Does he deserve it? If you read his autobiography or even his wikipedia page, you’ll realise that Milkha Singh, a national hero, very well deserves a movie much like his compatriot, Paan Singh Tomar, deserves one. Paan Singh Tomar got a well made, well acted movie. Milkha Singh got a movie that doesn’t do justice either to the man he is or the athlete he was.Continue reading “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Movie Review : Clichés Galore”