Author: Pranao Lepse

Hail Haider!

Hail Haider! As soon as the initial reels of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider start rolling you are straightaway taken into the beautiful valleys of Srinagar. You feel the cold breezes, you feel the chilly snow, you feel the steamy whispers. In Haider, the somewhat left out and untapped beauty of Kashmir is on full display. But, that is not it, film offers much more than that. And leaves you wondering and stunned. Maximum cinematic perfection is achieved when you are left amused with the thought process of the narrator, and you genuinely feel that his thinking starts where your stops....

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2 States | Movie Review #2 – An Entertainer On 2 Cultures, 2 Families and 2 Hearts..

Its a commonly observed phenomenon that a novel carries so much of content its movie cant really cover each and everything. it is then up to the director who decides on what to retain. We get to watch that story flowing and those characters coming into real, purely depending upon what the director wishes us to see. and ultimately, this is what makes movie look good or bad. Unlike novels, movies can be experienced by us, together, in a group, having fun; and this is what according to me is the biggest advantage of this film. You have read...

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Satyagraha | Movie Review – A True Film For Present Times!

In today’s time when the youth which comprises the majority of country’s population is realizing its responsibility and rights, is also fuming with anger. The anger is justified, and quite obviously so! Prakash Jha who has always been dealing with the political issues in his films, has come up with ‘Satyagraha’ on a very appropriate time. This film, where he talks about theĀ  recently happened, very famousĀ  social movement, strikes the correct chord! Dwarakanath(Amitabh Bachchan) leads a principles based life, runs a school and is a respected person of his town ‘Ambikapur’. On the other hand, Manav (Ajay Devgn)...

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Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbaai Dobara | Movie Review- Dobara? No, But Once Is Ok.

Remember the last time when the sequel was better than prequel in bollywood? Difficult? Then first of all, throw all the memories of ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai’ of your mind. ‘Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara‘ picks up one character named Shoaib from the prequel and takes his journey forward. That’s probably the only major connection between the two films. After dethroning Sultan, Mirza Shoaib (Akshay Kumar) has whole Mumbai under his feet, so strong is his foothold that he has maintained his terror even though he resides in Dubai. To finish off certain gang rivalry...

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Chennai Express | Movie Review – Ticket Kharid Ke Baith Jaa Seat pe… This One Is a Joyride!

Shah Rukh Khan has always enjoyed “being” Rahul, the middle class common man, and he admits the importance of a common man many a times in this film as well. But this time his Rahul is more massy, more over the top- he spreads his arms, but to reach to out to a wider audience. This time he shakes hands with the numero uno entertainment-maker of the country so with flying cars and high octane action he has to be more massy. Apart from the masses, Chennai Express has moments which will be lauded by the elderly while the...

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