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…

Dishoom Movie Review: Sucker Punch

In the midst of all the offbeat plots covered by Bollywood in 2016, like Kapoor and Sons, Ki and Ka, Neerja, Udta Punjab etc, there are times when one ends up craving for some old school masala, although lately, it’s only the Khans who’ve managed to keep the genre alive, especially with Salman Khan’s Sultan…

Himmatwala: The Viewer That Is

Director: Sajid Khan Rating: Not Applicable If you have been following Sajid Khan’s early shows on television, you’ll remember him more as a film buff than as a filmmaker. He adores campy cinema and loves it when actors ham. All of us have guilty pleasures so that’s perfectly all right. But to convert them to…

Himmatwala: Trailer

K.Raghavendra Rao the veteran prolific Telugu filmmaker is also popular for remaking many of his films in Hindi. One such Telugu blockbuster of his which found a Hindi remake was Ooriki Monagadu (1981) which had Krishna and Jayapradha in the lead. The Hindi version which released in 1983 was Himmatwala with Jeetendra and Sridevi in…