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The Dirty Picture - movie review
The story of The Dirty Picture is set against the colorful and entertaining backdrop of the fierce male-dominated South-Indian film industry of the 80s. This film chronicles the meteoric rise and steep fall of the erstwhile screen sensation. A story loosely based on the life of the South’s sex-siren of the eighties – Silk Smitha. The Dirty Picture - movie review... Reshma (Vidya Balan) runs away from her house to get role in the films, wearing revealing clothes. She lands up as an ‘extra’ with dancing in the background. Her bold dancing titillates the male audience in the cinema hall. This brave, daring and provocative girl had a meteoric rise in the South film industry. Reshma is now a junior artist who became the most sought after female protagonist of the early 80s. A friendly director suggests her to take up a stage name “Silk”. She is lucky again and gets a break a ....
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Paa, movie review
Paa is made by R. Balki who has penned the offbeat hit Cheeni Kum. He takes to direction with Auro which is as impressive as his first film. Paa movie review... Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) is an intelligent, witty 13 year old boy with an extremely rare genetic defect that causes accelerated ageing. He suffers from a progeria like syndrome. Progeria is a debilitating disease where the child ages rapidly beyond his age. Kids affected by this problem lose all their hair, become bald and their veins begin to show prominently on their heads, which enlarge to a size beyond normal. Their teeth and eyes suffer also. Mentally he is 13, very normal, but physically he looks 5 times older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya (Vidya Balan) who is a gynecologist. Amol Arte (Abhishek Bachchan) is a young progressive and a full of ideals politician ....
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Kismat Konnection, movie review
In college Raj Malhotra (Shahid Kapur) was at the top. In academics, sports, dramatics and touted as the next cover of Time magazine. He is wondering why a brilliant architect like him is grasping at straws to keep afloat. He has got some negative kismat following him around because whenever something good is about to happen, it seems he is doomed to fail. He is on the verge of losing confidence in him, on his luck. Kismat Konnection movie review... Hiten Patel (Vishal Malhotra) is Raj’s best friend and. He is impulsive and eager to rush into situations, without thinking things through. But he is also loyal and will stand by Raj through the worst of problems and impending bankruptcy. Desperate to fight this cursed kismat that's hell bent on playing such mean tricks on him, Raj meets a quirky oracle, Hasina Banu Jaan (Juhi Chawla) who is a Clairvoyant, fortune teller. She has got ....
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Halla Bol, movie review
Halla Bol is a honest story essaying a spoilt superstar who has come up the hard way. A shocking incident changes everything, rocking the superstar's lifestyle. His inner voice wakes him up… He is caught between his human self on one side and his corrupted superstar image on the other. Rajkumar Santoshi, the director attempts to tell you that corruption has become a part of our everyday life. However, a lone voice raised against injustice can multiply into millions progressively. Halla Bol, the film tells you that all's not lost, that honesty, integrity and courage still have an advantage. Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small-town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur), who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the masses. Determination and struggle pays off ....
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Bhool Bhulaiya movie review
Bhool Bhulaiyaa is a hindi remake of a Malayalam super hit film - Manichitrathazhu, which has a better ending than the other Priyadarshan movies like Dhol, etc... Its a slapstick murder mystery which thankfully has buffoonery restricted only to the first half of the movie and that's tolerable. The second half really scares the audience, which apart from frightening, is also amusing and exciting. The movie begins with its usual slapstick comedy rendered by Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Asrani and the gang - without Akshay Kumar. It is acceptable since the story moves on alongwith the regular giggling moments. Bhool Bhulaiya has songs, comedy, suspense and spirits, and some portions are not for the faint hearted. The hit songs are Hare Krishna Hare Rama - which could have been included somewhere around Akshay Kumar's entry which would be more excitable. The other number on Shiny Ahuja and ....
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Heyy Babyy movie review
We have 3 bachelors, playboys in their sharing accomodation - Aroush (Akshay Kumar), Tanmay (Ritesh Deshmukh) and Ali (Fardeen Khan) residing in Sydney, Australia. They flirt, dine and have one night affairs with a number of women without thinking of how much hurt they might cause to them. Heyy Babyy review continues.. Then on one fine day, there is a knock on the door and a parcel which changes their lives forever. Its a baby girl cuddled in a basket lying at their door-step with a note saying ‘ kutte kamine apne bachche ko sambhalo ’. You dogs, you have had much fun around. Now face it. Bring up the child yourself. Obviously one of them impregnated a girl and now she wants nothing of the kid. Not knowing to whom the note was referred to, the three have no choice but to take care of the baby. The boys who used to romance women are now trapped changing diapers and answering mid ....
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Vidya Balan Oct 2017

Vidya Balan to give a special talk on women breaking new ground in Bollywood! Vidya Balan is anything but conventional, shattering glass ceilings and breaking stereotypes – She was the first female star from Bollywood to proudly shoulder a woman-centric film and rewrote history with the blockbuster The Dirty Picture.     Having headlined several game changing films for women…

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Vidya Balan's holi tips

Vidya Balan gears up for Holi, “Coconut oil has always been my saviour” Vidya Balan is known for her versatile roles and the way she carries herself through each character she plays. With her gorgeous saree looks and those long wavy hair, she has always made a statement. With celebrations in the air, the festival of colors brings along the…

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Kahaani 2, movie review
A suspense thriller featuring Vidya Balan, directed by Sujoy Ghosh. It is not a sequel of the 2012 film, just another installment of PEN's 'Kahaani' brand.

Kahaani 2 : Durga Rani Singh movie review

Vidya Sinha (Vidya Balan) is a single mom, working woman happily living with her daughter in Chandannagar a small town in West Bengal. Her teenaged daughter is wheelchair ridden hence the mother keeps a nurse while she is out in her office. This morning, the mother-daughter wake up late, so while rushing around with her morning chores, Vidya realizes that the nurse hasn't come for her duty. This caring mother ensures that her old neighbour keeps a periodic watch on her house till the time nurse arrives to keep her daughter some company. On returning home in the evening Vidya finds her daughter missing with no leads despite checking in with the neighbours. It is about 10 minute ....
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Sangeita Chauhaan's Bollywood Debut

The lead actress of Luv U Alia, Sangeita Chauhaan  has been a contestant of Miss India 2008, reached Top 5 and was also awarded the title for Miss Beautiful Smile. This sweetie-smiley girl has modelled for several products, taken part in Ramp Walk and appeared in good number of commercials. Born and brought up in Gujarat. She is a Rajput and wanted…

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