Category Bollywood

Review: Soorma

Soorma

Soorma

Genre: Biography, Sport
Duration: 140 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 13-JUL-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3 on 5

Story:
Soorma is the story of the triumph of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.

Overall Review:
Soorma (meaning Warrior) is biopic based on Sandeep Singh (former captain of the Indian hockey team and known to be one of the fastest drag flickers of the world). Film is directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Chintrangada Singh. Film has Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles...

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Review: Race 3

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Genre: Action, Thriller
Duration: 164 Minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 15-JUN-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 2.50 on 5

Story:
Revolves around a family that deals in borderline crime; ruthless and vindictive to the core.

Overall Review:
Directed by Remo D’Souza, Race 3 stars Salman Khan along with Anil Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala. Sallu bhai steps into Saif Ali Khans shoes in t his Race Franchise. This time, the film is bigger in terms of scale and grandeur and moreover, comeback film for bobby Deol. First thing first, RACE 3 is good only in terms of production value that is high on style. There is hardly any story-line in the film...

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Review: Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

Genre: Action, Drama
Duration: 155 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 01-JUN-2018
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Plot:
Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is an action film about a young man who wants to continue doing the right and challenge the wrong. And on this journey, he discovers that he’s destined to do bigger things, which will transform him from a common man into a Superhero.

Overall Review:
Vikramaditya Motwane (Director of Udaan, Lootera & Trapped) is all set to tell the story of Desi Superhero: Bhavesh Joshi Superhero starring Harshvardhan Kapoor. An action packed film that traces the journey of a group of friends who set out on the path of righteousness. The film puts Mumbai’s locations to excellent use...

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Review: Veere Di Wedding

Genre: Comedy
Duration: 120 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 01-JUN-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75

Plot:
Four girls on their way to find true love. However friendship this strong does have its consequences.

Overall Review:
Veere Di Wedding, directed by Shashanka Gosh, is a high spirited and upbeat coming of age story revolving around the lives of four childhood friends Kalindi (Kareena Kapoor), Avni (Sonam kapoor), Meera (Shikha Talsania) & Sakshi (Swara Bhaskar). Ten years later when these four best friends reunite, they don’t realize how much life has changed from what they expected...

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Review: Bioscopewala

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Genre: Drama
Duration: 90 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 25-MAY-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
A woman meets her dead father’s old friend, who was the operator of a Bioscope show that she loved in her childhood. Connecting India and Afghanistan, a story of love and cinema unfolds.

Overall Review:
First time director Deb Medhekar’s Bioscopewala is a loose adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s fabled Kabuliwala. It is a sweet film that weaves a story of human suffering cutting across national boundaries. It is the story of Rehmat Khan (Danny Denzongpa) who depends upon his bioscope for livelihood and emotional sustenance...

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Review: Parmanu – The Story of Pokhran

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Duration: 130 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 25-MAY-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3 on 5

Plot:
A look at India’s first confidential nuclear test series at Pokhran lead by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s tenure.

Overall Review:
Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran documents the story of the Pokharan nuclear tests of 1998 when India tricked CIA satellites to conduct the tests. The film, directed by Abhishek Sharma, is a mix of fiction and facts although it portrays at the start point: Based on True Story. It attempts to re-construct a covert, complicated operation, in which India sneakily tested its nuclear weapons under utmost secrecy, right under the US spy satellites, and declared its arms might to the world...

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Movie Review: RAAZI

Raazi

Raazi

Genre: Action, Thriller
Duration: 140 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 11-MAY-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
Raazi is a 2018 period-thriller film directed by Meghna Gulzar, starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles. The story revolves around an Indian spy married to a Pakistani man during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

Overall Review:
Helmed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions, RAAZI is an adaptation of Harinder S Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat. The film stars Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, Rajit Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat and Soni Razdan. The film not only marks Alia and Meghna’s first collaboration, but also Alia and Vicky Kaushal to be seen pairing up with each other for the first time...

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Review: 102 Not Out

102 Not Out

102 Not Out

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Duration: 102 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 04-MAY-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
102 Not Out is a 2018 comedy-drama film, with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan playing a 102-year-old wanting to break the oldest-man-alive record. Another Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor plays his sad and grumpy 75-year-old son.

Overall Review:
The two power stars viz: Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, comes together after 27 years in Umesh Shukla’s light hearted drama ‘102 Not Out’. Film is based on playwright Saumya Joshi’s well known Gujarati play by the same name...

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Review: OMERTA

Omerta

Omerta

Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Duration: 100 minutes
Language: Hindi
India Release Date: 04-MAY-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.5 on 5

Plot:
A recounting of the story of infamous British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who kidnapped and murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002.

Overall Review:
Hansal Mehta’s latest feature ‘Omerta’ is based on the true events that tells the story of a dreaded terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh. This is the first time Rajkummar Rao is playing the role of a ruthless terrorist. ‘Omerta’ witnesses Rajkummar playing British terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh as it traces his journey from his early days in London to executing journalist Daniel Pearl...

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Review: Beyond The Clouds

Beyond The Clouds

Beyond The Clouds

Genre: Family, Drama
Duration: 120 minutes
Language: English
India Release Date: 20-APR-2018
Pick-D-Flick Rating: 3.75 on 5

Plot:
When on the run from the cops , Amir finds his estranged sister Tara, who in a bid to protect her brother lands up in jail. Their entire lives have been clouded by despair as unexpectedly the light shines on them from Beyond the Clouds.

Overall Review:
Beyond The Clouds is a grown-up version of 1997 film: Children of Heaven set in Mumbai. Both films are directed by OSCAR nominated Iranian director Majid Majidi...

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