The Accidental Prime Minister – Movie Review

I don’t know much about the real life Sanjaya Baru but after Anupam Kher, Akshay Khanna stole the show. He was stupendous. Loved his character as well as performance. Irrespective of what you feel for the Congress government, you are bound to feel sorry for our ex-PM, who was used and exploited during his two tenures. Most of us know he was never a politician but this movie gives a closer look at his plight and your heart goes to him and his wife. 

If you have any interest in Indian politics, you must watch it!

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Kabir Singh Movie Review

A new age, dark movie. So bold that it had me frowning. So well made that it had me cheering and so exceptional that it had me loving the flawed hero who doesn’t deserve or expect attention. The feminist in me did balk at the heroine, Kiara Advani, being taken for granted but it worked under the guise of med school ragging. I definitely expected a more glamorous lead actress and equally surprised at the subtle outfits and makeup of all the actors, art movie style subtlety.

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Hindi Medium – Movie Review

Irrfan Khan is outstanding and Saba Qamar has complimented him well. Deepak Dobriyal is very good at some places too, but his performance is nowhere close to Pappiji in Tanu Weds Manu. Amrita Singh is totally wasted in Hindi Medium. I was so excited to see her again after her superb performance in 2 States but she’s under utilized. The only thing that works and boy! how fabulously it works for the film is Irrfan Khan. His simple and earnest character is so realistic that it’s hard not to fall in love with him. He also has some great dialogues that he delivered perfectly. His speech at the end had something missing and didn’t click as much as it should have but full marks to his performance.

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Kaccha Limbu – Movie Review

It’s learning the hard way for the Katdare family to accept the fact and find their way to happiness. Shaila starts finding comfort in her boss. On the other side, Mr. Katdare is busy saving up for a trust they called  ‘Bacchu Fund’ for Bacchu’s afterlife and for parents who are in the same situation as them.With no songs in the film, debutant director, Prasad Oak makes sure that the story keeps us hooked to the seat till the very end. The entire movie is shot in black and white which shows lost hope and color shade perfectly suits the gray shades of the storyline. It is no surprise that it has been released in Marathi cinema. Hats off to Prasad Oak to take a such a sensitive subject in his debut movie and presenting it in a very sensible way.

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