Review of Soorma: More Drag, Less Flick!

Soorma Rating *** Spoiler Free Synopsis: ‘Soorma’ is a biopic of Sandeep Singh – one of the greatest hockey legends of our time. Director Shaad Ali tells us what happened in his short yet eventful career and personal life. My Take: In the last few years, the bar for sports films in Bollywood has hitContinue reading “Review of Soorma: More Drag, Less Flick!”

A Quiet Place – Quite a Film!

A Quiet Place ***1/2 Synopsis: It’s 2020 and one American town in particular is overrun by creepy alien like predators that are blind but extremely reactive to sounds. Stay quiet to stay alive. The Abbots are of the last surviving families, but can they do so for long? Review The plot and premise of AContinue reading “A Quiet Place – Quite a Film!”

My Open Letter to the Closed Mindset of the likes of Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhasker in her “open” letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali thinks it’s important to mention that she took her cook along with her family to watch Deepika Padukone Shahid Kapoor Ranveer Singh starrer Padmaavat and then rants for some 10,000 words with some 500 of them being Vagina about how she felt reduced like one after the film. Why would someone critiqueContinue reading “My Open Letter to the Closed Mindset of the likes of Swara Bhaskar”

Review of Bhoomi: Killing us slowly!

Sanjay Dutt’s comeback film could have been a taut revenge drama like Sridevi’s Mom, but Bhoomi is a lethargic and laborious preach fest on feminism – especially after interval

Review of American Made: Fly with it!

American Made**** Get your popcorn, grab your seat and fasten your seatbelts for this Tom Cruise starrer that has never a dull moment. As a TWA pilot, Cruise lives on the edge ensuring you stay on the edge of your seat too as he flirts with dangers of being in one of the biggest covertContinue reading “Review of American Made: Fly with it!”

Review of Baadshaho: A Royal Mess!

Baadshaho** Director Milan Luthria’s ‘Baadshahao’ is set in the 1970s and just like that story and screenplay are also too 70’s like.Ofcourse the writer is Rajat Arora Hain so obviously there is an overdose of filmy dialogues, which after a point becomes over the top and unnecessary. Made to appease the masses ‘Baadshaho’ is quiteContinue reading “Review of Baadshaho: A Royal Mess!”

Big ‘B’eginning!

It’s not everyday that Amitabh Bachchan walks into your office. In fact, it never happens. But the day Bollywood’s Shehenshah came visiting India’s No.1 Bollywood channel zoOm, it was truly a moment to remember, actually it was a full four hours to be precise. By the end of these four hours, none of us quite remembered which film wasContinue reading “Big ‘B’eginning!”

Cut it out!

Kai Po Che Starring: Raj Kumar Yadav, Sushant Singh Rajput, Amit Sadh & Amrita Puri Director: Abhishek Kapoor Producer: Disney UTV Motion Pictures Runtime: Forever…phew! Rating: ** (By Ronak Kotecha) Foreword: If the promos of this film led you to believe that it’s another ‘Rang De Basanti’ or ‘3 Idiots’ in the making, let meContinue reading “Cut it out!”


It’s that time of the year again when Mumbai comes alive to the beats of Navratri. Time for city’s young and restless & some not so young yet restless to grove to Gujarati folk interspersed with choicest Bollywood tracks belted out by Falguni Pathak and the others who couldn’t make it big in Bollywood. InContinue reading “GARBA GROUPISM!”