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Directed by Priyadarshan
Rating: ½ *
Hollywood has made hay when Bruce Willis and Keanu Reeves would sweat blood and single-handedly disarm an explosion that could put innocent many to sleep forever. But this late 80s formula has expired its warrantee a decade ago. So you wonder who to blame for this slick but shallow tribute to the has-beens of thrilling cinema? DVD-wallas who still stock the many sequels of Speed, Die-Hard, Die-Soft and every other film in between are singularly responsible for this epic fail at bomb diffusion by Priyadarshan.
An illegal immigrant is being deported to India after being severely severed. His wife screams and struggles and hams but to no avail. He is none other than immigrant-turned-terrorist Aakash Rehna (Ajay Devgn) who is soon spotted buying explosives along with his side-villain and cautiously confused aide Aadil (Zayed Khan). But we’re in London, where law enforcement
Blog Posts by Kunal Guha
- Kunal Guha | Yahoo! India Movies – Thu 26 Apr, 2012 2:34 PM IST
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Cast: Ayushman Khurana, Yami Gautam, Anu Kapoor
Directed by Shoojit Sircar
Rating: ***Read More »from Vicky Donor review
Movies that try to cleanse socially disreputable professions tend to get preachy and subsequently boring. But donating one’s seed to enable the seedless garden a happy family is a cause that cannot be covered in a classroom. So director Shoojit Sircar takes us to downtown old Delhi where we breeze through this hilarious adventure that ends in just 122 minutes, leaving you craving for more. While the very mention of sperm donation makes many cringe, this film manages to make the noble deed seem respectable without compromising on the hilarity that one associates with the process of donation.
We open to a good ol’ Punjabi family who are as loud as they are adorable. The donor in the title is Vicky (Ayushman Khurana), a Punjabi munda who is yet to find his calling and is housed along with his perennially fretting mother and his grandmum who is only referred to as ‘biji’ (and who is too
- Kunal Guha | Yahoo! India Movies – Thu 19 Apr, 2012 6:03 PM IST
Read More »from ‘Erotica is a state of mind’
The Bhatt’s have had a singularly intimate relationship with the genre of explicit films. Having explored every vertical within the category from pornos shot with hidden cameras to adultery of every kind, they are now ready with their latest: ‘hate story’ an erotic thriller that is elaborate enough to include prostitution and other things in an effort to seek revenge. While erotica is often perceived as full frontal exposure, the director of the film Vivek Agnihotri tells Kunal Guha that it has a lot more than just that.
How did ‘Hate Story come about?
Vikram Bhatt had written the subject and when he narrated it to me, I was taken aback by the boldness of the story. It portrayed the power of womankind in a totally different way. It was something that has never been seen in Indian society or even in western society for that matter. Then I realised that it can be the character’s choice to do what she does and there can be a real life person just like her. In fact when I heard the story for