This movie out and out belonged to the hero of the film, a new face. A bit of background of HERO is warranted here. Subhash Ghai the self-proclaimed showman of the film industry (a title earlier enjoyed by Raj Kapoor), wanted a replacement for Sanjay Dutt with whom he had a difficult time during the shooting of ‘Vidhataa’ after a search he zeroed in on Jaikishen Kakubhai Shroff or Jackie Shroff as we know him today and who is also lovingly called Jaggu Dada.
Before this movie which catapulted Jackie and the heroine of the film Meenakshi Sheshadri (Miss India 1981) to unprecedented fame, both had done forgettable roles in ‘Swami Dada’ and ‘Painter Babu’ respectively. This blockbuster hit and third highest grosser of the year was released on 16th December 1983. It was refreshing to see new faces in a slightly different narrative while the Big B still ruled the roost in the ....
Sanjay Dutt’s maiden production venture ‘Prassthanam’ which is a thrilling drama has created a lot of anticipation with an intense world showcased in the film. The film which revolves around family and relationships has a lot of interesting characters that will be the turning point in the storyline. While we await the release of this rustic tale set in Lucknow,…
Live life Kingsize – no matter what is the situation. Whether one has lost someone close or even when the going is tough in your life. Raat Baaki Baat Baaki – Short Film Review… Rating: 8/10 Stars Release Date (Digital): 25th March 2019. Genre: Comedy/ Emotional Drama Duration: 20.59 Mins Cast: Jackie Shroff, Bhawsheel Singh Sahni, Semal Bhatt, Akshayt Nalawde,…
The film opens with a man made disaster. The Dam designed and executed in its erection was carried out by a US multinational and it was headed by a talented NRI Ravi. Married 2 America movie review...
Ravi Malhotra, an NRI living in the US, works for the mighty Larsan & Jason, a US based multinational which is into huge infrastructure projects throughout the world. They build dams and bridges.
One of its recent contracts was in India - the Dharbhanga Dam project in Bihar in the district of Saurabhpur. It was planned and executed with a hundred years warranty, by their top architect and engineer Ravi Malhotra.
But within a few years, three of the dam's gates are burst open, leaving hundreds of people dead, thousands are rendered homeless and public property worth crores washed down in floods. The Indian government is contemplating suing the company for damages worth 2 billion ....
He was the most dashing personalities of his times for whom girls used to die for. Dev Anand, the evergreen hero is back with his new film Chargesheet.
The story of Chargesheet is about Sultanbhai (Naseeruddin Shah) who is an underworld don based in Dubai, and has promised Maria, his mistress a big budget Bollywood film.
So Maria lands in India and visits the sets of a big budget film which is entirely being shot in Panchgani in Maharashtra. Mahesh (Jackie Shroff) is the director of this film which is being financed by the Dubai don.
Mahesh as a director has given many hit films in the past with his heroine Minnie Singh (Divya Dutta) but is less inclined to repeat her in the new venture as he has to launch Maria via this film.
If she is not given the main lead in this new film, the established actress Minnie Singh threatens the director to expose him in front of his family ab ....
There is one proverb which tells that whatever is written in one's destiny, in some way or the other the incidents actually happen. But if we fight against it, and make the incident happen in a different way - then what will happen? Ek Second Jo Zindagi Badal De movie review
Ek Second Jo Zindagi Badal De is a thriller, directed by Partho Ghosh and happens to be ‘inspired’ by the Hollywood film ‘Sliding Doors’ which starred Gwyneth Paltrow. This story revolves around a girl named Raashi - played by Manisha Koirala. She has played the parallel roles - first time played by any Indian actress in Bollywood.
This film is about Rashi a lady who doesn't know what her destiny has written for her. One day she is fired from her job and prepares to leave the town on the next train.
An innovative approach here is that from one point, there are two different versions of the same story ....
From the misty pages of history comes a story of extreme valor, fierce pride and poignant love. Veer is set in a backdrop of colonial India and the story penned by Salman Khan himself, is about a Rajputana tribe known as the Pindharis who are exceptional warriors. Veer movie review...
As the British enslave India with their devious Divide and Rule policy, kings and nawabs fall to their guile and cunning and entrust their precious kingdoms to the foreigners.
Except for the brave Pindaris, who prefer death to dishonour and will fight to their last breath to save their land... their mother.
There is also the king of Madhavgarh (Jackie Shroff), who deceives the innocent Pindharis just to please the British, but in the process lost his arm. Prithvi Singh (Mithun Chakroborty) is the proud head of the Pindaris. He has vowed to avenge the deception that cost his tribe - their land and t ....
Anubhav has many layers and talks about how life is not completely black or white.
It is about a character that takes a positive stand in life, gets on with his decision and then eventually looses his way.
One point precisely conveyed in Anubhav by director Rajiv Nath is that men are as vulnerable to sexual abuse as women in the Bollywood which is the Hindi film industry based in Mumbai.
Anubhav (Sanjay Suri), Antara (Shruthi Seth) and Aadi (Anoop Menon) who nurture big Bollywood dreams, are products of the Bombay theatre academy. It is by now generally known what all it takes to face the struggle in Bollywood and achieve the success a struggler dreams of.
During his struggling times, Anubhav comes across Meera (Gul Panag) who excitedly declares that she is his fan. They fall in love and get married against Meera’s rich parents’ wishes.
They are now supported and back ....
Our lives are spent living in set patterns, immersed in daily routines, compromising ourselves in relationships, both business and personal, all in the search of a secure future, unaware that life is passing us by. Thodi Life Thoda Magic movie review...
Thodi Life Thoda Magic is a light hearted film that attempts to understand the reasoning in finding happiness in life with a story which attempts to understand the difference between mere existence and enjoying life with all its ups and downs.
We see around that people’s lives are used up in finding the middle ground in relationships and in search of money. In these efforts to get through life, one tends to ignore smaller things which can influence one’s emotions.
Based on this foundation, the film traces the explorations of MK (Jackie Shroff), a man who lives for the day and moment, and whose personality is underlined by a k ....
Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh's rapport and chemistry is the main draw of this Sajid Nadiadwala led film in its third installment of the franchise - ‘Housefull 3.
Other regulars in this franchisee are Boman Irani and Chunkey Pandey.
Housefull 3 showcases three couples - Akshay Kumar and Jacqueline Fernandez, Abhishek Bachchan and Nargis Fakri and Riteish Deshmukh and Lisa Haydon. These 3 girls Ganga (Jacqueline), Jamuna (Nargis) and Saraswati (Lisa) are daughters of the multimillionaire Batuk Patel (Boman Irani).
Mr Patel doesn't want his 3 daughters to get married as he feels there is a curse running down in the family.
Within some time, the father gets Aakhri Pasta to come as the family guru-cum-astrologer and he declares to the girl that if ever the groom of the first girl were to step in Patel's house then Batul Patel would die of an heart attack. The reasons for other two ....