Dishoom: The Battle of the Beefcakes

This year a popular brand is introducing some new categories in their film awards and I thought I might help them with the finalists. Best lead Actor in a static role: John Abraham for Dishoom- He manages to keep the same expression throughout the movie, a feat which not even accomplished actors like Naseer have…

Go..Go..Go…Govinda

Swarg was the first ever movie with which I took notice of Govinda’s acting skills, though the film was nothing more than a typical family drama. But over the years, this talented actor became an indispensable part of the movies for me as I grew.

Chashme Buddoor : A Mint Fresh Legacy

Earlier this week, I had the privilege to revisit an old classic film, one that could be easily shortlisted as one of the best comic capers to hit the silver screens in India. Yes, the original Chashme Buddoor will be releasing again this weekend alongside its modern-day remake, David Dhawan’s Chashme Baddoor. The digitally restored…

Chashme Baddoor: Trailer

Well remakes of Southern hits and older Hindi films continue to get made and David Dhawan‘s Chashme Baddoor is another example of the same. A remake of Sai Paranjpye’s 1981 comedy film,Chashme Buddoor (a slight change in the spelling) and with the tagline ‘har ek friend kameena hota hai’ this one is supposed to be…

Rascals Movie Review – Maa Ki Aankh

Once upon a time before I discovered Ray and Kurosawa, David Dhawan was my favourite director.His Aankhen, Judwaa, Shola aur Shabnam till date remain my favorite guilty pleasure movies. But in the last few years he has lost his touch.The only thing improving is production value of his movies, now his actors wear costumes which…