Ujda Chaman – Movie Review

I am not disappointed by Ujda Chaman, the reason is simple: I knew it was going to be a decent one-time watch movie. And, it is a good one time watch stuff anyway. Now coming to the sensitive topic of baldness that this movie portrays. I feel that Abhishek Pathak ruined a good opportunity to make a name for himself. The film goes overboard at places where students are seeing disdainfully teasing their teacher. I have never heard or seen such an incident in my whole life! So, I suggest you take Ujda Chaman’s story with a grain of salt. It feels closer to real-life at the start but as the predictive and monotonous plot moves forward the narrative becomes unrealistic. However, one thing that remains consistent is laughter.

It would have been great on the part of the director to show better character development. The monologue at the end too feels unconvincing; you can’t just change youngsters by giving a 2-minute speech. I am giving Ujda Chaman 7 out 10 for Sunny Singh and entertaining consistent comic punches.  

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Made In China 2019 – Bollywood Movie Review

Boman (Vardhi) is a doctor, a sexologist wanting to create an awareness that sex and related issues are not taboo. Rajkummar (Raghuvir Mehta), is a business man with no real business. Motivational speaker Paresh Rawal (Tanmay Shah) explains to him how the consumer is a fool and will buy whatever idea he sells while the other speaker Gajraj Rao (Abhay Chopra) wants in on people’s profits. Mouni (Rukmini Mehta) plays the wife with two item numbers to her credit, nothing more. Manoj Joshi and Sumit Vyas seem to want to say more than they were allowed to, thankfully. 

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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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