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Film Review: FanFilm Review: Fan

Gripping original storyline and Shah Rukh Khan back on form, let down by excessive implausible action scenes and preachy dialogue towards the end.

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Film Review: Among The BelieversFilm Review: Among The Believers

An unbelievably powerful and informative insight into a war on education between Pakistan’s secular government and religious extremists.

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Film Review: Feast Of VaranasiFilm Review: Feast Of Varanasi

An ambitious, promising debut that is visually stunning but let down by a loose storyline and weak characters.

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Film Review: NeerjaFilm Review: Neerja

An overdue adaptation of a forgotten hero that will scarcely leave a dry eye in the cinema.

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Film Review: DhanakFilm Review: Dhanak

A sweet, heartwarming tale of faith, commitment and love between siblings.

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From Bollywood Items To Hollywood ActionFrom Bollywood Items To Hollywood Action

“Nothing’s really been planned in my life. I’m just going with the flow.”

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Film Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelFilm Review: The Second Best Exotic…

Richard Gere joins Dev Patel and the British residents of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in this charming sequel to 2012’s hit comedy.

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Top Ten Bollywood Floorfillers Of 2014Top Ten Bollywood Floorfillers Of 2014

If you went out Bollywood clubbing in 2014, you’ll know that the night wouldn’t have been complete without these tracks…

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Top 10 South Indian Cinema Songs Of 2014Top 10 South Indian Cinema Songs Of 2014

BBC Asian presenter, Ashanti Omkar, gives the NRI an insight into her top South Indian movie songs of 2014.

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Film Review: PKFilm Review: PK

Hilarious, heartfelt, daring and important. The 3 Idiots team (almost) strike gold once again!

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Film Review: Happy New YearFilm Review: Happy New Year

An abysmal first half gives way to an unexpectedly entertaining second half. Plotholes galore, so pure Farah Khan.

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Film Review: TitliFilm Review: Titli

Like the proverbial butterfly it is named after, Titli is the dynamic creature of a film, which evolves in a compelling and heart rendering manner.

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Film Review: Margarita With A StrawFilm Review: Margarita With A Straw

Awards-worthy performance by Kalki, and an important message on the definition of ‘normality’ is let down by an unsatisfying resolution.

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Film Review: KhoobsuratFilm Review: Khoobsurat

Staying true to its title, the film is filled with a khoobsurat cast and setting. But like the royal family it depicts, it’s also bland, shallow and...

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Film Review: Daawat-e-IshqFilm Review: Daawat-e-Ishq

Though a feast for the eyes with an important message, the film dissolves into a heartless twist and an unfulfilling conclusion.

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Film Review: The Hundred-Foot JourneyFilm Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri and Helen Mirren create a visual feast in Dream Works’ adaptation of The Hundred-Foot Journey.

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Film Review: Anima StateFilm Review: Anima State

The psychological state of Pakistan and its damaged people is explored in Hammad Khan’s provocative new film.

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Film Review: HemalkasaFilm Review: Hemalkasa

Nana Patekar saves Indian tribes in the inspirational true story of Dr. Prakash Baba Amte.

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Girls For SaleGirls For Sale

Gillian Anderson tackles child trafficking in the subcontinent.

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From Slumdog To UnderdogFrom Slumdog To Underdog

Can brown boys play baseball? Disney thinks they can.

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First the Slum, Then the WorldFirst the Slum, Then the World

Kids in Rishi Aurobindo marry young or start hard labour in their teens. But there's a third option.

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Kya Dilli Kya Lahore: The Line That DividesKya Dilli Kya Lahore: The Line That…

A sluggish beginning gives way to a beautifully emoted piece covering all the angst and pain of Partition.

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Film Review: 2 StatesFilm Review: 2 States

What could have been so much fun is a long doze on a platter. A simple tale, lost in the telling.

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Film Review: Gulaab GangFilm Review: Gulaab Gang

The Bollywood Queens of the 90s return in what feels like a female Salman Khan flick. Disappointing.

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Highway - Film ReviewHighway - Film Review

A brave film that balances a fine line between commercial and arthouse cinema, with a lot to say but inadequate methods of saying it.

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Top Ten Bollywood Floorfillers of 2013Top Ten Bollywood Floorfillers of 2013

A fantastic year of Bollywood floorfillers. But who’s the bestest of them all? Read on…

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Top Ten Bollywood Films Of 2013Top Ten Bollywood Films Of 2013

4 Romcoms + 4 Historical Films + 2 Action Flicks = A Damn Good Year of Indian Cinema.

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Film Review: Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-LeelaFilm Review: Goliyon ki Rasleela…

Ram-Leela baffles with its hormonally-challenged, testosterone-driven wreckage of a script. It really is a bloodbath out there.

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Film Review: Krrish 3Film Review: Krrish 3

The Roshans have impressively broken the Bollywood curse for both the Superhero and the Sci-Fi genre.

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Film Review: The LunchboxFilm Review: The Lunchbox

A well-polished, fantastically-performed little gem that gives a promising sign of Indian Cinema reaching levels of maturity.

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Film Review: FandryFilm Review: Fandry

A fierce and unbowed reflection of the unfair and outdated caste system that still prevails in India today.

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Film Review: Shuddh Desi RomanceFilm Review: Shuddh Desi Romance

A funny, frank, and impatient look at youth relationships in a rapidly modernizing India.

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Film Review: Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!Film Review: Once Upon Ay Time in…

Zingy dialogues and a suave performance by Akshay Kumar can’t save this film from eventual disappointment.

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Film Review: The Bright DayFilm Review: The Bright Day

First-time director Mohit Takalkar makes one man's trip across India a heartfelt search for identity.

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Film Review: Tasher DeshFilm Review: Tasher Desh

Bengali cinema's young upstart takes on Tagore with dizzying results for the post-MTV and internet generation.

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Film Review: Chennai ExpressFilm Review: Chennai Express

Barring a few genuine laugh-out-loud moments, the King Khan’s single release of 2013 is regrettably a mass disappointment.

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Film Review: Bombay TalkiesFilm Review: Bombay Talkies

An entertaining but lukewarm omnibus of four short films by Indian Cinema’s most happening filmmakers.

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Film Review: ShahidFilm Review: Shahid

Based on a true story, this is a strong film with some very bold statements to make on the Indian justice system. 

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Film Review: Monsoon ShootoutFilm Review: Monsoon Shootout

A courageous attempt at non-linear storytelling with great cinematography and performances but unfortunately little new to say.

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Film Review: Bhaag Milkha BhaagFilm Review: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

No need to run for this one. 

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Film Review: LooteraFilm Review: Lootera

An enchanting romance with beautifully restrained performances make it an accomplished second film by Vikramaditya Motwane.

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Film Review: FukreyFilm Review: Fukrey

A failed attempt at comedic bromance from the producers who perfected the genre.

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Film Review: AurangzebFilm Review: Aurangzeb

An ensemble piece with strong moralistic values that is unfortunately dampened by clichés, weak female roles and surplus plotting.

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NYIFF: Lucky Number ThirteenNYIFF: Lucky Number Thirteen

The New York Indian Film Festival explores communal issues, and cinema's power to bring communities together.

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Film Review: Valley Of SaintsFilm Review: Valley Of Saints

A story of friendship set to a bloody backdrop.

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Cynic's Preview: HimmatwalaCynic's Preview: Himmatwala

The question is not whether you will see it. The question is – how many dozens of times will you see it?

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Film Review: Kai Po CheFilm Review: Kai Po Che

A powerful and relevant film about friendship, love, and loss. One of the best films of the year!

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Film Review: Special 26Film Review: Special 26

Neeraj Pandey strikes gold yet again, with a thriller brimming with suspense!

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Film Review: Race 2Film Review: Race 2

Great music, lovely eye candy, wooden characters and a convoluted plot. Not too different from the original then…

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Film Review: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka MandolaFilm Review: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

A political satire with good intentions but over-acted, lengthy and saddled with belabored humor.

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A.R.Rahman: Top 10 Hindi AlbumsA.R.Rahman: Top 10 Hindi Albums

After 20 years, over 100 albums, countless awards & accomplishments, we pick A.R. Rahman's top 10 albums!

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Film Review: Dabanng 2Film Review: Dabanng 2

Chulbul Pandey is back, but this time is trapped in a largely unmemorable film.

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Film Review: TalaashFilm Review: Talaash

An impressive suspense thriller prevented from becoming a masterpiece from an unfortunate lack of focus.

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Film Review: Jab Tak Hai JaanFilm Review: Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Yash Chopra’s swan song to Indian Cinema. Expectation is an understatement.

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A Man for All SeasonsA Man for All Seasons

Yash Chopra’s Top Ten Screen Gems.

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Film Review: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken KhuranaFilm Review: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken…

A slow-cooked and charming film that ultimately doesn't deliver the tangy dish it promises.

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Film Review: The Reluctant FundamentalistFilm Review: The Reluctant…

A disappointing film from the otherwise dependable Mira Nair, suffering from episodic structure and lacking any new post-9/11 fodder.

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Film Review: Student of the YearFilm Review: Student of the Year

Karan Johar's fluffy school drama is never dull, but is far from original or satisfying.

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Film Review: Midnight's ChildrenFilm Review: Midnight's Children

A straightforward adaptation that panics under its own pressure but stays effectively poignant.

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Film Review: ChakravyuhFilm Review: Chakravyuh

Yet another national issue brought to light, but suffers from becoming preachy and too long.

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Cynic's Preview: Student Of The YearCynic's Preview: Student Of The Year

Makes Me Want To Hit My Head With A Soty!

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Film Review: English VinglishFilm Review: English Vinglish

This is what you call a comeback!

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Film Review: Life of PiFilm Review: Life of Pi

A visually and emotionally mesmerizing film by Ang Lee, based on the best-selling novel.

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Cynic's Preview: Jab Tak Hai JaanCynic's Preview: Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Another beautiful, heartwarming Yash Chopra romance.

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Film Review: HeroineFilm Review: Heroine

Kareena spins her wheels in a mess of a film

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Film Review: Barfi!Film Review: Barfi!

One of the most magical films to come out of India since…well…ever!

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Film Review: Raaz 3 (3D)Film Review: Raaz 3 (3D)

Is this horror flick a trick or a treat? Treat!

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Music Review: BarfiMusic Review: Barfi

A very fun, hummable album with an old world charm.

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Cynic's Preview: JokerCynic's Preview: Joker

Why wouldn't you watch a film with vegetable-shaped aliens?

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Film Review: Ek Tha TigerFilm Review: Ek Tha Tiger

This Tiger roars, and with such style!

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Music Review: Ek Tha TigerMusic Review: Ek Tha Tiger

A fun, energetic album with international flavor successfully adds to Tiger fever.

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Film Review: Jism 2Film Review: Jism 2

Who knew an erotic thriller with a porn star would turn out so bland and ice cold.

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Film Review: HighwayFilm Review: Highway

If you haven't taken notice of Nepali cinema until now, Highway will change that.

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Film Review: Kya Super Kool Hain HumFilm Review: Kya Super Kool Hain Hum

Kyaa Super Boring Hai Yeh Fillum.

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Film Review: TrishnaFilm Review: Trishna

A tumultuous romance exploring class and sexual politics in modern India, falls short with an ineffective lead.

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Film Review: Bol BachchanFilm Review: Bol Bachchan

Another Rohit Shetty spectacle of overbearing loudness and buffoonery with hammy performances.

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Cynic's Preview: Bol BachchanCynic's Preview: Bol Bachchan

If we can’t have all the Bachchans together in a film that bears their name, let’s have just one but in many avatars.

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Film Review: SamsaraFilm Review: Samsara

Around the world in 70mm

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Film Review: Dekh Indian CircusFilm Review: Dekh Indian Circus

A brave satire on Indian politics with wonderful visuals & performances, but let down by lack of focus.

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Film Review: Patang (The Kite)Film Review: Patang (The Kite)

A visually delectable film that captures the life and energy of Ahmedabad, but falls short of a gripping story.

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Film Review: ShanghaiFilm Review: Shanghai

A brutally honest political drama that shatters the notion of 'India Shining'. A must watch.

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Film Review: Gangs of Wasseypur (Part 1)Film Review: Gangs of Wasseypur (Part 1)

An epic saga of bloodlust and endless retribution between two warring families, but Part 1 eventually loses steam.

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Film Review: Saving FaceFilm Review: Saving Face

The Oscar-winning documentary on acid attacks in Pakistan is a difficult, but incredibly powerful experience.

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Film Review: ChittagongFilm Review: Chittagong

A powerful independent film that traces a true historical story with a personal touch.

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Film Review: Dangerous IshhqFilm Review: Dangerous Ishhq

A contrived film that is far from gripping and exasperating to watch.

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Film Review: Jannat 2Film Review: Jannat 2

An exhausting film with a glaringly flawed script and lackluster performances.

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Film Review: The Best Exotic Marigold HotelFilm Review: The Best Exotic Marigold…

A charming, feel-good film with lovable performances and a great background score.

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Film Review: Vicky DonorFilm Review: Vicky Donor

This is one sperm of an entertainer!

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Music Review: IshaqzaadeMusic Review: Ishaqzaade

Composer Amit Trivedi is back in brilliant form, matched perfectly by lyricist Kausar Munir.

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Film Review: Housefull 2Film Review: Housefull 2

This film doubles the star-cast of the first Housefull and amplifies the buffoonery. An excruciating experience!

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"Kitne Daaku Thay?"

Ten iconic dacoits who made being bad look so good.

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Film Review: Agent VinodFilm Review: Agent Vinod

Despite flashes of brilliance, Agent Vinod is an unfortunate letdown to a promising franchise.

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Music Review: Agent VinodMusic Review: Agent Vinod

A decent album by Pritam, apt for an action thriller, with a couple of chartbusters in tow.

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Film Review: Ek Deewana ThaFilm Review: Ek Deewana Tha

The film is less about innocent, first love than it is about testing the limits of audience patience.

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Film Review: Ek Main Aur Ekk TuFilm Review: Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu

A pleasant surprise of a film from Dharma Productions - it's subtle, funny and mature.

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Film Review: AgneepathFilm Review: Agneepath

A loud, overbearing film that is saved only by its two unpredictable and devilish villains.

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Music Review: Ek Main Aur Ekk TuMusic Review: Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu

Another winner from Amit Trivedi and Amitabh Bhattacharya, but not as inventive as their earlier albums.

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Music Review: AgneepathMusic Review: Agneepath

As far as albums go, this is a breath of fresh air from a Dharma Productions film.

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Vote For The Best Films And Music of 2011Vote For The Best Films And Music of…

Vote now and show all those award ceremonies who the real winners should be!

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Film Review: Don 2Film Review: Don 2

An otherwise slick and stylish film is dragged down by lackluster script and dialogues.

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Film Review: The Bengali DetectiveFilm Review: The Bengali Detective

A private detective determined to clean up society, be a devoted husband and win a dance competition.

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Film Review: Ladies vs Ricky BahlFilm Review: Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

A decent, enjoyable film from the team of Band Baaja Baraat, but not as original or captivating.

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Film Review: I Am SinghFilm Review: I Am Singh

A shining example of how not to make a film.

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Film Review: The Dirty PictureFilm Review: The Dirty Picture

The only way to sum up the film: Ooh La La!

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Music Review: Ladies vs Ricky BahlMusic Review: Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

The team of 'Band Baaja Baraat' return with a fun, spunky and youthful album.

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Music Review: Don 2Music Review: Don 2

The album relies too heavily on the music of its prequel, shying away from delivering an original sound.

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Film Review: RockstarFilm Review: Rockstar

An otherwise disjointed script is saved by a scintillating soundtrack and a gutsy performance by Ranbir Kapoor

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Music Review: The Dirty PictureMusic Review: The Dirty Picture

An album that seeks to recreate the outlandishness of the 80s but doesn't quite make it.

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Music Review: RockstarMusic Review: Rockstar

A wonderfully accomplished soundtrack that is eclectic and soulful to the core.

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Film Review: RA.OneFilm Review: RA.One

A technical accomplishment but also proves that Hindi cinema is still lacking in good storytelling and scripts.

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Music Review: RA.OneMusic Review: RA.One

An album with international ambitions, but ends up being strictly decent for a film of such a large scale.

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Music Review: MausamMusic Review: Mausam

Grounded in small town moods and sufi-esque vocals, this is a solid album by Pritam.

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Film Review: BodyguardFilm Review: Bodyguard

Yet another South Indian-inspired masala film, but this one crashes fast.

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Music Review: Soundtrack (The Movie)Music Review: Soundtrack (The Movie)

Midival Punditz and Karsh Kale's first Hindi film album is also one of the year's best.

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Music Review: BodyguardMusic Review: Bodyguard

This album, composed by Himesh Reshammiya, is simply a damp squib.

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Film Review: AarakshanFilm Review: Aarakshan

Another epic-scale film from Prakash Jha, but does it really deal with the issue?

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Film Review: Life in A DayFilm Review: Life in A Day

YouTube and thousands of contributors create a film telling the story of how the world lives, on one given day.

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Music Review: AarakshanMusic Review: Aarakshan

Prakash Jha's latest film offers an underwhelming soundtrack by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

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Film Review: Zindagi Na Milegi DobaraFilm Review: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Three childhood friends go on a bachelor trip. Is their experience just as powerful for the audience?

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Film Review: Love Crimes Of KabulFilm Review: Love Crimes Of Kabul

An engaging HBO documentary about women in Afghanistan who fell in love and were jailed for it.

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Film Review: That Girl In Yellow BootsFilm Review: That Girl In Yellow Boots

UK Premiere of That Girl In Yellow Boots followed by Q&A session with director Anurag Kashyap.

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Film Review: Bbuddah Hoga Tera BaapFilm Review: Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap

This one is Bachchan-fest to the core, but offers very little story or entertainment otherwise.

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Film Review: Delhi BellyFilm Review: Delhi Belly

Dodgy tummies, horny men and gung-ho gangsters make up a landmark Indian comedy.

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Lagaan: The Film's Legacy Ten Years OnLagaan: The Film's Legacy Ten Years On

Ten years ago this unassuming film blazed its path to creating Indian film history. We look at its legacy and impact.

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Music Review: Bbuddah Hoga Tera BaapMusic Review: Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap

This album (and film) brings you Amitabh Bachchan in large doses. How does it fare?

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Music Review: Zindagi Na Milegi DobaraMusic Review: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

An eagerly awaited album from the Akhtars and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. Does it live up to the expectations?

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Music Review: Delhi BellyMusic Review: Delhi Belly

The latest film from Aamir Khan Productions offers one of the most fun soundtracks of the year.

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Film Review: BhopaliFilm Review: Bhopali

A stirring documentary telling the story of the world's worst industrial disaster and the justice denied.

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Film Review: I AmFilm Review: I Am

India's first major crowd-funded film brings four stories that tackle societal issues affecting modern India.

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Film Review: Everywhere And NowhereFilm Review: Everywhere And Nowhere

Secrets, lies and double lives are explored in a daring new British Asian film. But is it too close to the truth?

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Film Review: Dum Maaro DumFilm Review: Dum Maaro Dum

Sex, drugs and corrupt cops a plenty in Bollywood's latest crime thriller. But does it have any dum?

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Music Reviews: 'Game' and 'Dum Maro Dum'Music Reviews: 'Game' and 'Dum Maro Dum'

Two Abhishek Bachchan-starrers, both action thrillers, are on their way. How does their music fare?

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Film Review: Tanu Weds ManuFilm Review: Tanu Weds Manu

Another new age romantic comedy about a wedding, but does it prove to be a party to remember?

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Film Review: Patiala HouseFilm Review: Patiala House

A father-son conflict against the backdrop of Cricket! Will the typical Bollywood ingredients work in Nikhil Advani's new outing?

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Film Review: 7 Khoon MaafFilm Review: 7 Khoon Maaf

A dark film from the immensely talented writer-director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj. Does it live up to the expectations?

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Music Review: Patiala HouseMusic Review: Patiala House

It's a hip, Punjabi album to the core but does the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Nikhil Advani magic work once again?

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Music Review: 7 Khoon MaafMusic Review: 7 Khoon Maaf

Does the supremely talented duo of Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar deliver yet another priceless album?

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Film Review: No One Killed JessicaFilm Review: No One Killed Jessica

A gripping, although somewhat commercialized, retelling of a murder case that rocked India.

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Film Review: Tees Maar KhanFilm Review: Tees Maar Khan

Farah Khan’s latest film is one of the biggest duds of this year – even ‘Sheila ki Jawani’ can’t save this one!

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Film Review: Dhobi GhatFilm Review: Dhobi Ghat

Mrs Aamir Khan makes her directorial debut with Dhobi Ghat. But does she have hubby’s Midas touch?

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Music Review: No One Killed JessicaMusic Review: No One Killed Jessica

Amit Trivedi delivers yet another incredible album that stands out as one of the year's best.

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Film Review: Khelein Hum Jee Jaan SeyFilm Review: Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

Ashutosh Gowariker returns to the theme of national pride with an interesting story but an overall average historical film.

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Film Reviews: 'Leaving Home' and 'Beloved Witness'Film Reviews: 'Leaving Home' and…

Two inspiring documentaries telling the stories of a legendary music band and an inimitable poet.

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Film Review: SlackistanFilm Review: Slackistan

A fascinating glance into the city of Islamabad and its uninspired youth, this is a slacker movie Pakistani style.

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Film Review: West Is WestFilm Review: West Is West

The Khans are back and this time it’s personal. East meets West in this culture clash comedy sequel.

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Music Review: Break Ke BaadMusic Review: Break Ke Baad

Vishal-Shekhar make it a hat-trick of winning albums this year with this one - it's hip, youthful and memorable.

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Film Review: Bombay SummerFilm Review: Bombay Summer

With an honest story and beautiful visuals, this film is a nostalgic ode to the city of dreams.

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Film Review: RobotFilm Review: Robot

Man vs. machine - Rajni vs. Rajni - this film is an explosion of entertainment. You can't miss it.

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Film Reviews: 'Just Another Love Story' and 'Mirch'Film Reviews: 'Just Another Love Story'…

Two charming and though-provoking films dealing with gender and sexuality.

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Film Review: DabanggFilm Review: Dabangg

After years, Salman Khan proves again why he is one of the superstars of mainstream Hindi cinema.

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Film Review: We Are FamilyFilm Review: We Are Family

Stepmom goes Bollywood...in Australia. With a dollop of melodrama, does the remake make a splash?

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Film Review: AishaFilm Review: Aisha

Is Rajshree Ojha's Aisha an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, or a variation of Clueless?

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Music Reviews: Anjaana Anjaani and RobotMusic Reviews: Anjaana Anjaani and Robot

Two new soundtracks of big upcoming films, poles apart in sound and style - one hits and the other misses.

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Film Review: Peepli LiveFilm Review: Peepli Live

One of the most effective and entertaining films of recent times, packed with dark humor, irony and sincerity.

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LIFF Summary: UK Premiere: ‘Vihir’LIFF Summary: UK Premiere: ‘Vihir’

The London Indian Film Festival closes with the winner of the Ray Foundation short film competition and a poignant Marathi film.

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London Indian Film Festival; UK Premiere of ‘LSD’London Indian Film Festival; UK…

Here's a festival dedicated to independent Indian cinema, opening with one of the most innovative and enjoyable films of recent times.

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Film Review: RaavanFilm Review: Raavan

With a somewhat underdeveloped plot, Mani Ratnam's 'Raavan' is still a visually stunning and entertaining film.

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Film Review: RaajneetiFilm Review: Raajneeti

An epic family feud within the context of Indian politics. Does it work?

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Film Review: DesigirlsFilm Review: Desigirls

A mature and insightful little gem of a student film. A must watch!

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