Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicFilm review

Topic: film review

Tiger Shroff’s Heropanti 2 is enjoyable during the climax, when you know it’s about to end

Nobody is taking their brains to the hall to watch Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tara Sutaria's Heropanti 2, but there's a limit to how much you can endure.

Maaran has a script so wobbly even Dhanush can’t save it

The best scenes in this over two-hour-long film are some of the interactions between Smruthi Venkat and Dhanush.

Atrangi Re not a typical Bollywood Tanu Weds Manu love triangle. It’s a fun surprise

The way Atrangi Re looks at the repercussions of living in a conflicted atmosphere, and the consequences of violence, deserves special mention.

Irrfan’s Angrezi Medium retains ‘Hindi’ charm but loses way with over-complicated plot

A takeoff from 2017 hit Hindi Medium, Angrezi Medium explores the Indian middle-class aspiration of studying abroad through the lens of a touching father-daughter dynamic.

Kaamyaab review: Sanjay Mishra delivers the goods in this bittersweet filmy story

Predictable but highly watchable, Hardik Mehta’s film shines with a strong cast and understated storytelling.

Thappad review: Must-watch story of every Indian woman that will make you uncomfortable

Taapsee Pannu’s new film will quietly shake you from within and change the way you look at violence in everyday life.

Nutan’s understated yet powerful performance in Bandini is a masterclass in acting

Bandini is special for many reasons — Nutan’s performance, Bimal Roy’s direction, and Gulzar’s debut as a lyricist.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan review: Perfect primer for Indians to talk about homosexuality

This Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar-starrer will make you laugh out loud and think twice about how accepting Indian parents really are.

Love Aaj Kal review: How not to make a film, feat. Imtiaz Ali

An incoherent mess from start to finish, this Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan film will leave you exhausted.

Shikara review: Beautiful but not the untold story of Kashmiri Pandits it is marketed as

This Vidhu Vinod Chopra film works as a love story in dark times, but keeps politics as a backdrop.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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