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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Sandeep aur pinky faraar

Two people from very different worlds are brought together in some unfortunate and dangerous circumstances in this gritty drama that makes a scathing social commentary while the protagonists are on the run. Director – Dibakar Banerjee Writers – Dibakar Banerjee, Varun Grover Cast – Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat, Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav. Analysis […]

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Pagglait

Is a heartwarming story, a sharp satire, a social commentary and a dark comedy, all rolled into one. Like icing on the cake, it offers a superb set of cast and performances. Writer/Director – Umesh Bisht Cast – Sanya Malhotra, Shruti Sharma, Sheeba Chaddha, Asutosh Rana, Raghubir Yadav, Rajesh Tailang, Sayani Gupta, Sharib Hashmi, Jameel […]

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Romeo Akbar Walter

Director-Robbie Grewal Writers- Robbie Grewal, Ishraq Eba,Ajit Andhare Cast- John Abraham,, Mouni Roy,Jackie Shroff, Sikander kherSuchitra Krishnamoorthi, Raghubir Yadav, Anil George Is an espionage thriller based in 1971 around the India Pakistan rivalry and pre-war situation. Romeo Ali(John) is a son of a martyr and teller in a bank because his mother forbids him to […]

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Sui Dhaaga

Cast- Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma, Raghubir Yadav, Yamini Das, Namit Das Writer/ Director- Sharat Kataria Is a social drama about a small town couple who aspire to start their own small scale business. The story is written and directed by Sharad Kataria , the man who gave us the awesome and unforgettable “ Dum Laga […]

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Newton

Cast- Rajkumarr Rao,Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil, Raghubir Yadav, Sanjay Mishra Director- Amit V. Masurkar Writers- Amit V Masurkar, Mayank Tiwari Is an insightful story of our electoral process in a Naxalite effected area in Chhattisgarh with all the associated drama involving military, police, journalists, the electorate,and an honest and idealistic electoral officer ,Newton. In spite […]

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Piku (2015)

Cast– Deepika, Irrfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Jisshu SenGupta, Moushumi Chatterjee, Raghubir Yadav Director – Shoojit Sarkar Writer – Juhi Chaturvedi It’s a charming little presentation of a father daughter relationship with a lot of Bengali flavour . The story is beautifully written with nuances of healthy family relationships and squabbles in daily life ( something […]

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