The second season of this well made family political drama City of Dreams - is here upon us now trending on Disney Hotstar. All you wanted to know how politics works and what people do to remain in power is a lesson beyond that one learnt from Mahabharat as there the fight for power was between cousins but here it is within the family, between the brother-sister in the first season with the brother ending in a watery death at the hands of the sister and now in this season the tussle for power is between daughter and father.
The series is structured well as far as the story-screenplay combo goes however it is not entirely seamless as it regresses in flashbacks without warning. The acting department is well managed with veterans Atul Kulkarni and Sachin Pilgaonkar enacting important characters around whom the series usually revolves.
There are two surprises though in the form of Ejaz ....
Tech with Rajiv Makhni is a thrice a week show where Rajiv analyses new gadgets, smartphones and latest technology and puts it in layman’s terms on miniTV that can be watched free within the Amazon mobile shopping app for Android phones. Amazon’s free video entertainment service, miniTV, today announced their latest offering, titled – ‘Tech with Rajiv Makhni’ – a…
Network is a Bengali film with English sub-titles, an engrossing thriller set against the backdrop of the media industry that speaks about the perils of privacy encroachment in present times. Saswata Chatterjee as the protagonist with Rini Ghosh, Sabyasachi, Indrajit and Bhaskar Banerjee in key roles with Darshana Banik, Saayoni Ghosh and Anindya Chatterjee in special appearances. Network film review...
An indie film produced by Priti Basu and Saptaswa Basu, and directed by Saptaswa Basu, Network has an exciting first half which makes one feel for the protagonist of the film.
You are as good as your last film - this is what the first half establishes about a brilliant film writer-director - Abhijit Ganguly (played by Saswata Chatterjee).
After his young daughter's untimely death, Abhijit has turned into a walking shadow, a media professional who has long lost his fame who is r ....
This movie 50 Lakhs - has an interesting plot, an interesting idea which could have been executed a little more seriously, and it could be a hit thriller of the present times. However 50 Lakhs is a good attempt by the director, done at a shoe-string budget.
It is all about five young friends in Hyderabad. These friends, four boys (Ramu, Shankar, Kumar, Vivek) and a girl (Aditi), are middle-class guys with middle-class aspirations.
While, now here in Mumbai, mafia don Irfan Khan (Pawan Malhotra) decides to shift operations to Dubai. Since international airports are under surveillance and borders sealed, he hatches a plan to get into a domestic flight in Hyderabad with the Home Minister, and from there is a plan set forth. This is where 50 Lakhs scores over other mediocre films.
Irfan decides to travel pretending to be somebody else, while four of his associates will hijack the fl ....
This movie brings alive the life and times of the revolutionaries who were proud of laying down their lives, fighting against the tyranny of the British rule.
It was sometime in 1896 that the seeds of the revolution were laid in the city of Pune, the land of Peshwas and the establishment of KESARI - the newspaper headed by Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak bringing a change in the mindset of people. To awake, arise and fight against injustice.
Giriva Productions' Chapekar Brothers is a part of the history, which touches the period of the late 19th Century when Plague was prevalent amongst the inhabitants of Pune city. Agreed, that the root cause of plague is unhygienic conditions which were man-made, but instead of finding a solution or providing medical relief to the citizens of Pune, the arrogant British Commissioner W. C. Rand ordered the complete family members to evict the city in the c ....
Can't a working girl have a drink and dinner with her friends? What about those girls who stay independently, have a career and once in a while indulge in partying with their friends?
Surely, there is a drift towards the thinking of society towards independent minded girls. It is evident in the metros. Yet, a section of the feudal society still labels them as 'characterless girls'.
Shoojit Sircar's PINK, a social thriller film depicts the story of three girls who share an apartment in Delhi. They are career minded professionals, the modern age females.
National Award winning director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury narrates the story of three Delhi-based girls, and a yesteryear's’ big league lawyer, and how their paths cross. The film also explores the dubious morals of today’s times.
Amitabh Bachchan with Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Taring as the 21st Century women, alongwit ....
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 ....
An intriguing story line with deftly guarded suspense which keeps one on the edge of the seat. (Fredrick - Hindi movie review)
The story begins with a 16 year old boy, who seems just like all other guys , except than that his bonding was unusual with another boy of his age. This bonding was highly objectionable to his father and he has reacted violent on that another guy.
One fateful day few unfortunate events take place and this creates the platform for the story to grow further.
Then it takes a leap of 19 Years and shifts to the picturesque Mussoorie. In the breathtakingly gorgeous valleys and beautifully draped snow covered mountains of Mussoorie, a dark unknown shadow has cast a web of Human trafficking, whom nobody knows and no one has seen.
The suspended Intelligence Bureau agent Vikram (Avinash Dhyani) gets to know that sister who had gone to Mussoorie is miss ....
Rajbeer Singh (Hatim star), Judi Shekoni of 'Twilight' fame and the doe eyed Nisha Mavani feature in CLUB DANCER, an action thriller. The premise is honest, let down by the story telling and the editing.
Judi Shekoni of the Hollywood super hit TWILIGHT fame is here for a few "spellbinding" moments. Nisha Mavani and Rajbeer Singh (enacted the title role in HATIM) the film comes from one of the oldest banners FILMALAYA which made the evergreen superhit films like Dil Deke Dekho, Ek Musafir Ek Hasina, Love in Simla, Leader, Ek Baar Muskura Do and Teesri Aankh to name a few.
Ria (Nisha Mavani), a vivacious night club dancer in Mumbai is aware of her parents concern (Shakti Kapoor and Zarina Wahab) for her and hence she has concocted a story that she has already married a young man in Mumbai and is a house wife.
One day her mother calls her informing her of her father's heart attack and ....