Ranbir and BGM are terrific but the film too dull and dark!

Shamshera (2022/ Action/ Fantasy/ Period/ Drama) Writers – Nilesh Mishra, Khila Bisht Director – Karan Malhotra Cast – Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Vaani Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Saurabh Shukla, Iravati Harshe Plot Set in pre-independence times, it is the story of a clan Khameran and its head Shamshera fighting for their freedom. Analysis Ever since the […]

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‘A good thriller that surprises with its twists and slick action’ 

The Witch: Part 1 The Subversion ( Thriller/Korean/ 2018/ Prime)  The story revolves around a young girl who remembers nothing about her past and is being chased by some very dangerous bunch of people. Director – Park Hoon-jung Cast -Kim Da-mi , Jo min-su, Choi Woo-shik, Go Min-si, Park Hi-soon Plot A young girl of […]

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“Anek” Review : Well crafted, well intended film but with a floundering narrative!

Anek ( 2022/ Political Action Thriller/ Cinema Release) Director/ Writer – Anubhav Sinha Cast – Ayushmann Khurrana, Andrea Kevichusa, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Mipham Otsam Plot  An undercover cop (Ayushmann) is assigned to reign in insurgency in North East to ensure a peace accord between the government and the most powerful rebel group. Analysis The […]

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‘Dhaakad’ Review: This film could have been so much more… sadly an opportunity lost!

Dhaakad (2022 / Action Thriller/ Cinema release) A deadly agent Agni (Kangana) is out against human traffickers Rudraveer (Arjun) and Rohini (Divya). Writer/ Director – Razneesh Razy Ghai Cast – Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Divya Dutta, Saswata Chatterjee, Sharib Hashmi Though this industry in India seems to be actually ruled by star power, I have […]

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‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’ Review: This film is definitely NOT the pride of India!

Bhuj: The Pride of India (2021/ Disney Hotstar) (Action/ Drama)  The story is based around Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik and his team’s valiant efforts to save the Bhuj Air Base against Pakistan’s attack in 1971.  Director – Abhishek Dudhaiya Cast – Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Nora Fatehi, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharad Kelkar Analysis  Patriotic movies and […]

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Shershaah Review: Rousing, Inspiring and Entertaining !

Shershaah (2021/ PrimeVideo) (Biograhical Drama/ Action ) Biographical drama that revolves around the life of Param Vir Chakra awardee Capt.Vikram Batra!  Director – Vishnu Varadhan Writer – Sandeep Shrivastava Cast – Siddhartha Malhotra, Kiara Advani, Shiv Pandit, Anil Charanjeett, Shataf Figar, Himmanshoo Malhotra, Nikitin Dheer The film opens on a bombarding note with a high […]

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State Of Siege: Temple Attack Review – Gripping thriller but much fictionalised version

State Of Siege: Temple Attack (2021/Zee5) (Action Thriller) This action thriller, loosely based on 2002 Akshardham attack, focuses on the rescue mission by the NSG and provides a gripping watch with quite a many tense moments. Director – Ken Ghosh Writers – William Borthwick, Simon Fantauzzo Cast – Akshay Khanna, Gautam Rode, Manjari Fadnnis, Samir […]

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Khuda Haafiz

Is an action thriller, around a man’s rescue mission in a foreign land to save his wife, which is sure to give you some heart wrenching moments and many others with your heart beats racing. Cast – Vidyut Jammwal ,Shivaleeka Oberoi , Annu Kapoor, Aahana Kumra , Shiv Panditt, Nawab Shah Director – Faruk Kabir […]

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MALANG

Director- Mohit Suri Writers- Aseem Arrora, Aniruddha Guha Cast- Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Disha Patani, Kunal Khemu, Elli Avram, Keith Sequeira, Amruta Khanvilkar, Vatsal Sheth, Makrand Deshpande In a nutshell : This revenge story has all the right ingredients like romance, pace ,style, suspense and thrills that qualify it as a great romantic thriller. […]

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