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Movie Review: Fukrey Returns

Mrighdeep Singh Lamba's 2013 film "Fukrey" (slang for slackers) was a fairly funny, if not particularly memorable film about four friends and their misadventures. Memory is obviously misleading, because Lamba thought his source material was worthy of a sequel.

Dating in Delhi when you're poor

Anuradha starts her day washing dishes, cups and cutlery in Sarita Vihar, one of New Delhi’s more affluent neighbourhoods. It is one of six apartments that she cleans every day. She mops floors, scrubs bathroom tiles, takes out the garbage and sweeps and wipes the apartment stairs.

Movie Review: Ajji

REUTERS - “Ajji” (Grandmother) is not an easy watch. Right from the first scene - where the protagonist hobbles through the dark bylanes of a slum in search of her missing granddaughter - to the climax, this film takes a vice-like grip on you.

Movie Review: Tumhari Sulu

Finally, someone in a Bollywood film lives in Virar. This far-flung and much reviled Mumbai suburb and its people have been wholly ignored by India’s popular cinema, whose scope usually doesn’t extend beyond the tried-and-tested urban milieu.

Movie Review: Golmaal Again

The title of Rohit Shetty’s latest film is prescient. He’s made so many “Golmaal” films that it is impossible to tell them apart. So you stop bothering with numbers, because you know it is going to run with the same formula all over again and engineered towards making that elusive thing Bollywood likes to call a “commercial blockbuster”.

Q&A: Too much nonsense in Bollywood, says Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty's record in Bollywood was impeccable - he made mass entertainers and was good at them. Whether it was an action film like "Singham" or the "Golmaal" comedy franchise, Shetty's films routinely exasperated critics and delighted audiences.

Movie Review: Qarib Qarib Singlle

In “Qarib Qarib Singlle’ (Almost single), Irrfan Khan plays a smart-talking, glib man who goes on a road trip across India. But unlike 2015’s “Piku”, this trip doesn’t seem to be as much fun.

Movie Review: Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana

Appearances are deceptive in “Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana” (Please Come to the Wedding). In the beginning, our hero appears to be a likeable, if excitable, young man, consumed by the thought of marital bliss. But as the story progresses, he goes berserk. So does the film.

Movie Review: Ittefaq

The best thing about "Ittefaq" is its runtime of 107 minutes. Director Abhay Chopra seems to have realised what many in Bollywood haven't - when it comes to thrillers and mysteries, it is best to keep it short. Bereft of item songs and irrelevant sub-plots, the film sticks to its main theme and comes out looking good.