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”

Jai Ho Movie Review : A Lazy Film That Falls Short of Its Promise of Entertainment

Jai Ho 2014Not all well-intentioned ideas get converted into good films. Jai Ho is the best example of such a film where in a simple idea of paying it forward is drilled into your head via naive contrived and melodramatic situations till you get bored of it. Eventually, you end up telling three people to not watch the film. Yes, that is a joke which you will understand only when you have seen the movie. Continue reading “Jai Ho Movie Review : A Lazy Film That Falls Short of Its Promise of Entertainment”

Salman Khan’s Jai Ho Official Movie Trailer

Jai HoSalman khan is currently having the best form of his life and its almost like whatever he touches turns into gold. Even SRK loyalist Karan Johar opened this season’s Koffee with Karan, with Salman Khan. We have been hearing about is forthcoming film Jai Ho ever since it went into pre-production, the title changed from Mental to Jai Ho. This is a remake of the Telugu film Stalin, which was inspired from the Hollywood movie Pay it Forward.Probably the people behind Jai Ho choose this film as it is about a character who wants to do good for the society . Just like MGR and NTR who used their onscreen character charisma for political benefit way back, similarly it seems Salman Khan wants to link his character here in the film with that of his brand/persona i.e Being Human.Continue reading “Salman Khan’s Jai Ho Official Movie Trailer”

Celluloid Man: A Legendary Archivist, Archived!

Celluloid Man PosterPassion. Work. Only when these two become synonymous that truly great things can be achieved. There are no two ways about it. P.K. Nair, who was the founder of the National Film Archive of India and also helmed the organization for 27 long years, is one of those rare breed in India who can indeed say that their work was passion for them. And as you try to assimilate the enormity of his life-long dedication toward archiving Indian and Foreign films and also running the Archive with a deft hand, you just can’t help but be simply blown away by the man.Continue reading “Celluloid Man: A Legendary Archivist, Archived!”