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Chalo Dilli - movie review
"The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination". The beautiful demography and diversity of our country comes across on the colourful canvas of the screen. Chalo Dilli is the journey of mismatched strangers together on a trip which alters their lives. Chalo Dilli movie review... Dynamic go-getter Mihika Banerjea (Lara Dutta) thinks she has her life totally under control. This highly successful Senior Vice President of Investment Banking with a top Multinational Bank is a dynamic, no nonsense lady who is extremely focused on her career. She does not compromise in life and is used to getting her way. What helps is her being finicky about things and her fetish for cleanliness. From Business class travel to Mineral water from the Alps, she is used to having the best things in life. And is willing to ....
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Chase, movie review
The most impressive scene in Chase is its pulse racing start scene where the chase begins. It lasts approximately 10 minutes, and it is easily one of the best thrilling and sleek sequences ever styled for a Hindi film. Chase movie review... In Chase, Sohail Ansari (Anuuj Saxena) plays a man on the run. He is an innocent man who is framed for a murder he hasn’t committed. It is the corrupt cops who are hand-in-glove with a wily industrialist have their own unscrupulous reasons for framing the innocent. DIG Ranveer (Rajesh Khattar) has vested interest in getting to the bottom of a murder in which Sohail is involved. Police Inspector Siddharth (Samir Kochhar) is the right hand of the DIG, is in charge of the case and in monitoring Sohail's actions. A common man who accidentally happens to witness an incident that causes trouble in his life. Anuj Saxena plays a photojournalist who ....
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City of Gold, movie review
Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar who directed the realistic film Vaastav, City of Gold takes another trip down memory lane. Just that this time around the result is a much more heart wrenching, soul stirring and shocking film about human avarice and apathy. Today, there is hardly anyone who has not visited the swanky shopping malls, nightclubs, lounge bars, clubs and other such lifestyle destinations that have sprung up across the central part of Mumbai. City of Gold movie review... However, very few know that buried deep below these glittering edifices to consumerism lies the dark, dirty and painful reality of many thousands of mill workers who once worked in the cotton mills in this very same area. Rising and toiling to the wail of the mill sirens each and every day, seven days a week, these workers embodied the true unbridled zeal and unflagging spirit of the city and played a pivot ....
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Chance Pe Dance, movie review
Chance Pe Dance is the story of the talented and passionate Sameer (Shahid Kapur). Positive and brimming with energy, Sameer Juggles various jobs to keep him afloat while pursuing his one dream to get a break on the big screen! Chance Pe Dance movie review... Young and positive, Sameer is full of energy and passion, extremely talented and hardworking. He is single minded in his goal to be an actor. Despite the many hurdles he faces in his struggle, Sameer does not lose heart and carries and undeterred but never forgetting stand up for his loved ones when needed - even if it means risking his dream. Samir even works as a courier boy when not knocking on producer’s doors or shaking his jelly feet to impress film directors at discotheques. Fortunately, by chance, a hotshot director (Mohnish Behl) spots him and promises him a break in his movie. In his quest, Sameer has a lot o ....
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Chowrasta movie review
Chowrasta means the meeting point of four roads. The movie deals with mainly four corners held by various people. This film depicts the sundry lives of these commoners and then what happens when they criss-cross each other at the chowrasta (four roads) at the central point of Darjeeling. Chowrasta movie review... The characters are Nandana (Roopa Ganguly), a fading star from Bollywood with a twelve year old son, the honeymooning couple Rita and Sunny (Naved Aslam and Aparajita), the tea planter Jimmy (Victor Banerjee) from Darjeeling, and the terrorist Kenny (Atul Kulkarni) on run. Jimmy, a distraught tea-planter writes love letters to his deceased wife. Loneliness has gripped him as he even contemplates ending his life. As Nandana discovers that there is not much left in her life, she is in search of someone who will look after her twelve year old son. She has had so many affairs ....
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Coffee House, movie review
The film is a story about a Coffee House located in a metro city, a place where we have regulars, while some people visit occasionally. It is four stories running simultaneously, showcasing individual problems of each of these people. It is also about staging street plays highlighting social problems, a bit old fashioned in this age of TV and short films which do the same. Coffee House movie review... The characters develop a sort of closeness amongst each other, gradually even generating a kind of concern for each other too. The crowd here, while discussing individual issues also come up with new ideas that start taking shape and mark a new beginning. Kamal Kishore (Ashutosh Rana) is an activist, who desires to bring change in the society by staging street theatre. Kavita (Sakshi Tanwar) is Kamal Kishore’s wife who also runs a newspaper. Earlier, Kamal Kishore was a part of the ....
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Chal Chala Chal, movie review
Chal Chala Chal offers an outdated concept, something that might've worked in the 1980s or so. Yet, there is hope in bollywood, thus this effort in roping in Govinda and Rajpal Yadav in an attempt to create some comedy. Chal Chala Chal movie review... Deepak (Govinda), a young simpleton, has been switching jobs as he does not want to succumb to the corrupt system that exists almost everywhere. Facing financial hardships and an unshaken faith in the judicial systems, he has been supporting his father (Om Puri) an ex-principal of a private school, who is fighting a legal matter since years to get his provident fund and pension, which eventually he gets and wins the case. The court orders the school to give him some property as compensation, in case of paucity of money in its funds. The school parts with a bus as compensation. Acting on his father's advice, Deepak decides to put the b ....
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Chandni Chowk to China, movie review
Chandni Chowk to China, the first ever Bollywood Kungfu comedy takes you on a madcap journey from the by-lanes of Chandni Chowk in Delhi to Shanghai, the Great Wall and rural China, marrying in its wake hilarious gaga, breathtaking action, spectacular locations and heart stirring emotions. Our protagonist Sidhu (Akshay Kumar) is the lowest on the totem pole, cutting vegetables at a road side food stall in Chandni Chowk in Delhi. He longs to escape his dreary existence and look for shortcuts - with astrologers, tarot readers and fake fakirs - basically believing anything except himself, despite his father figure Dada's (Mithun Chakravorty) best efforts. Chandni Chowk to China movie review... His redeeming moment arrives when two strangers from China claim him as a reincarnation of a war hero in the past and take him to China. Sidhu now dreams of wine, women and a princely existence ....
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Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang, movie review
It’s a great time for some Indians film makers now on a making spree of animation movies. We had Hanuman, Return of Hanuman, Bal Ganesh and then My friend Ganesha 2 which were superior as per Indian standards from the point of view of their technical advancement. Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang movie review... Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang is the latest Indian 2 dimensional animation film with some great voice-overs. Anjan Srivastava and Mahesh Manjrekar create enticing characters in the form of the two rival ant kings, and there is Ashish Vidyarthi’s voice which is absolutely engaging as Ghunn, the evil termite who creates mayhem with the two kingdoms for his personal gain. The 80 minutes long film directed by RD Mallik with Shantanu Pal as animation director works on the premise that 'war never pays'. It puts forth the point that unity and peace are the driving factors for a nation's h ....
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C Kkompany, movie review
C Kkompany is a story three underdogs in three different age groups staying in a middle class society. Three of them are great friends and are striving to achieve their respective dreams. One day while playing a harmless prank, things take a drastic turn and a series of events follow which take them on a journey they had never imagined. Three friends Akshay Kumar (Tusshar Kapoor), Mr. Joshi (Anupam Kher) and Lambodar Jha (Rajpal Yadav) have their own share of troubles as a common man. While Akshay is a struggling crime reporter, Mr. Joshi is a retired accountant troubled by his ungrateful son. Lambodar finds it difficult to deal with his wife over his job. Together they share their plight and find solace in each other's company. On one occasion, their play a harmless prank to tackle their problems which leads to a series of events that puts them into media spotlight. But things ....
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