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Film Review: Sarbjit

Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan puts on her best Punjabi accent but fails to convince as the campaigning sister of an imprisoned Indian far...

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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...

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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...

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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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