Ajeeb Daastaans Review: Three Shorts and a Neeraj Ghaywan Masterclass

Babloo (Jaideep Ahlawat) tells Lipakshi (Fatima Sana Shaikh) that he loved someone else, this is a marriage of convenience, a business deal and avows that there’ll never be an offspring to present to his father.Bharti (Konkona Sen Sharma bringing the butch) is a “craftsman” among machine-men according to her Brahmin boss who recruits a woman from his caste – Aditi Rao Hydari’s Priya Sharma – for the data operator job that Bharti was eyeing.

Unpaused Review: This Lockdown Anthology Wears Rose-tinted Glasses

Centred on a rich software engineer who suffers from hypochondria (Gulshan Devaiah) and a doctor (Saiyami Kher)﹣a Covid warrior, the film narrates a lighthearted story that states that even in a new world designed and run by the virus, the demands and crises of human relationships remain the same.Arun delicately weaves in two narratives into this short ﹣one, of systemic apathy, India’s class divide and the hypocrisy of charity, and another, on the chasm between the young couple’s desire for a life where they could be a normal family cooped up in a house and their reality.

‘Unpaused’ Trailer: Amazon Prime’s Anthology Film Captures Life During Lockdown

The trailer of Unpaused, Amazon Prime Video’s first Hindi anthology film, was released on Tuesday at a virtual press conference. Unpaused is a collection of five short films set in a post-Covid-19 world. Directed by Raj & DK, Nikkhil Advani, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Avinash Arun, and Nitya Mehra, the shorts delve into themes of friendship, love, hope, second chances, and new beginnings.

Paatal Lok Review: Jaideep Ahlawat Is Remarkable In This Gritty, Violent Thriller

So, when Hathi Ram gets a chance to investigate a high-profile case, involving four assassins who are charged with an attempt to murder popular journalist Sanjeev Mehra (played by Neeraj Kabi), he knows that this could be the major turning point of his career and life.Every scene, every conversation in the series feels necessary and important, right from how Hathi Ram stands by his colleague Ansari, when others try to alienate him because he’s Kashmiri, to how he makes peace with his own son (the two don’t get along).

Stree Review: A Fabulous Ensemble Cast Shoulders This Horror-Comedy

Even Shraddha Kapoor’s stony expressions fit in.  There is Pankaj Tripathi’s Rudra, a bookshop owner, a self-proclaimed expert in the topic of Stree.  He makes deadpan look like the best form of comedy, and with amazing ease, he holds his own in the midst of the younger crowd.  He refers to his establishment as “Pusthakaalay”, and not ‘shop’.  Later, we come to know in a passing reference that the so-called pusthakaalay, once upon a time, used to be a hub of pornographic novel lovers.

Oscars: A Look at India’s Official Entries Over the Past Decade

Since 1957, Hindi films have dominated the entries with 32 entries so far, followed by eight in Tamil, three each in Malayalam and Marathi, two in Bengali and one each in Telugu, Gujarati, Urdu, and Assamese.  However, in the last 10 years, six regional films, barring ones in Hindi, have been sent as India’s official entries at the Academy Awards.

Sathish Kumar To Play MGR In Upcoming Biopic; PIL Against ‘An Insignificant Man’

Tamil movie icon Kamal Haasan, who has plans for a political plunge, on Friday lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her enthusiasm to celebrate cinema through the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Friday termed as “unfortunate” the political remarks concerning the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” and said the allegations against it “were outlandish”.