Ray Review: A Mix Bag of Short Thrillers that’s Engaging and Worth a Watch!

Ray (2021)  Based on stories by Satyajit Ray, it’s an anthology of 4 short thrillers conveying stark human emotions like ego, selfishness, vanity and the likes.  Forget Me not – By Srijit Mukherji (Ali Fazal, Shweta Basu Prasad, Anindita Bose) Ipsit (Ali) is a rich dynamic entrepreneur, who is at wits end when his famous […]

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Missing

Cast- Tabu,Manoj Bajpayee, Annu Kapoor Writer/ Director- Mukul Abhyankar Is a suspense thriller. The plot is about a couple checking in a resort in Mauritius and their 3 yr old child going mysteriously missing. While the mother( Tabu ) seems distraught and desperate to find her child , the father( Manoj Bajpayee) who is also […]

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Baaghi 2

Cast- Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Manoj Bajpayee, Randeep Hooda, Darshan KumarPrateik Babbar, Deepak Dobriyal Director- Ahmed Khan This action thriller brings to you a plot that comprises a damsel in distress (Disha Patani )whose daughter goes missing and a knight in shining armour (Tiger)whom she reaches out for help. There’s some suspense because no one […]

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Rukh

Cast- Manoj Bajpayee, Adarsh Gourav, Smita Tambe, Kumud Mishra Director- Atanu Mukherjee Writer- Vasan Bala, Atanu Mukherjee, Akash Mohimen Is a mystery with a pace of its own. The story revolves around a boy Dhruv who comes back home from his boarding school after a long time upon the untimely death of his father by […]

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Naam Shabana

Cast-Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Kumar,Prithviraj Sukumaran, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher Director- Shivam Nair Writer- Neeraj Pandey Touted as a spin off to the superb thriller “Baby”, this movie is nothing but a failed effort to encash on Neeraj Pandey ‘s filmography. This disappointing directorial venture by Shivam Nair, surprisingly has been written by Pandey himself ! […]

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Budhia Singh – Born To Run (2016)

Cast – Manoj Bajpayee, Mayur Patole, Tillotama Shome, Shruti Marathe Writer/Director – Soumendra Padhi It is a heart-warming and perturbing story of a child prodigy and his mentor coach… …a coach who saves the child from abject poverty and dire straits to being someone in the lime light as a wonder boy who could run […]

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Traffic (2016)

Cast – Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Shergill,Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sachin Khedekar Director – Rajesh Pillai Screenplay by – Suresh Nair Story by – Bobby Sanjay It’s a thriller-drama based on a real life incidence when a heart had to be transported for a transplant, literally cutting through the peak day time city traffic. After brief glimpses of […]

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Aligarh (2016)

Cast – Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkumar Rao, Ashish Vidyarthi, Ishwak Singh Director – Hansal Mehta Writer – Apurva Asrani Sometimes I just marvel… at the kind of passion film makers have, for picking up stories out of the piles of news items that get accumulated… and creating a humane story out of it, weaving it around […]

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Tevar (2015)

Cast– Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Sharma, Deepti Naval, Raj Babbar, Gunjan Malhotra Director– Amit Ravindernath Sharma Story – Gunashekar Screenplay– Shantanu Shrivastava , Amit Sharma This one’s going to make your heart’s valves work overtime . Action is definitely the high point of the movie and pretty much teeth gritting and high […]

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