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Kaalakaandi Movie Review

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Kaalakaandi had to postpone its release date indefinitely. CBFC denied it the right to release, considering it scandalous and vulgar. But unlike the buzz of a Padmaavat or even Udta Punjab, the film came out terribly unobtrusive. It did not benefit from what could have been a publicity stunt.It was released in January between a mediocre horror series (1921) and the latest Kashyap creation but just as ignored by the public (Mukkabaaz). But beyond its anonymous release and its failure in theaters, Kaalakaandi also did not convince the critics with very average or sometimes negative ratings.There were a few exceptions, including Aamir Khan who expressed his love for the film on social networks. And yet we could have great hopes seeing such a talented cast filmed by the screenwriter of the cult Delhi Belly. Especially as this new project also typed in the dark and provocative humor that made the triumph of his previous film.Rileen (Saif Ali Khan), a man of exemplary lifestyle, learns that…

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero Teaser

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We have seen him shine in the intimate family drama with Udaan. We have seen him in the romantic tragedy with Lootera. We have also seen him in the anxiety-provoking behind-the-scenes with Trapped. Vikramaditya Motwane is back in a new style. It is with a superhero movie! Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is a project that was born right after Lootera and that should have starred Sidharth Malhotra in the title role.Inspired freely from an Indian comic book character, the film has long been stalled before being resuscitated by the filmmaker. It is co-produced by Phantom and Eros. On the cast, it is the young Harshvardhan Kapoor who is in the main role, who will hope to revive his early career after the sinking of Mirzya. So what is the film about?To tell the truth, Motwane wanted to keep the secrecy around his project as long as possible and very little information leaked in the media. The director has now broadcast two posters of the film with a strong visual in comic books style. The aesthetic…

Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutaria in Student of the Year 2

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In 2012, Karan Johar directed Student Of The Year, a film that was very different in his career. It was the first feature film he directed without having Shahrukh Khan in the main role. The film was also intended to be younger, and lighter. It launched the careers of three beginners like Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, and Varun Dhawan.Although the film by far got the worst critical reception for a direction of Karan Johar, it was a commercial success with the target audience. Six years later, the franchise resumes with a new start, a new story and a completely renewed cast.Another change to note is Karan Johar will no longer be the director but will this time simply produce the project. He has entrusted the direction to Punit Malhotra, who earlier directed I Hate Luv Stories as well as Gori Tere Pyaar Mein. But what intrigued the media and the public was obviously the cast.Karan had announced that this time two actresses would accompany the main actor. Tiger Shroff has been confirmed …

Trailer of Raazi with Alia Bhatt

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After appearing in only one film last year in Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Alia Bhatt is back on the big screen with a less mainstream film. No sequins or colorful dances here, but rather a sober thriller on a background of patriotism. The actress is trying here the role of a young Indian spy married to a Pakistani in the 70s to spy on his family.Raazi is taken from the novel Calling Sehmat written by Harinder Sikka. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar, director to whom we owe the excellent thriller Talvar released in 2015. The film is produced by Karan Johar under the Dharma Productions banner. It is a project that illustrates the desire to change direction at Dharma.Since the firm so far known primarily for its romantic comedies now brings us thrillers, action blockbusters and superhero movies in the months and years to come. Finally, on the cast, the film also has Vicky Kaushal on its poster. The young talent who has so far been mainly been seen in auteur cinema in Kashyap's produc…

102 Not Out: Trailer of a Timeless Comedy

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Long announced but postponed, 102 Not Out has indeed been completed and is now preparing for release in theaters. The film was directed by Umesh Shukla (OMG - Oh My God!). It attracted attention for its casting of two superstar superstars: Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor. In addition, 102 Not Out is part of an original and exotic postulate. A 102-year-old man wants to send his 75-year-old son to an old age home because he thinks he is too old!After having had fun with blind religious fervor, Umesh Shukla is, therefore, playing with age and stereotypes. But is the mere presence of a talented director and a solid cast enough to guarantee an interesting project? The first posters of the film left a doubt, not necessarily wanting to know more. It is therefore high time to get a better idea of the trailer that has just been unveiled by the producers. You can discover it here, subtitled in English:What about this trailer? If the project did not excite me more than that, my opinion has cha…

Jodhpur Court sentences Salman Khan to 5 years in prison

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Salman Khan is a child of a star, whose father Salim Khan is none other than the co-writer of Sholay, Deewaar, and Zanjeer. Salman Khan has a beautiful youthful ardor, a real sensitivity, an exposed musculature and he is nicknamed the Rambo.He began his career with a supporting role that went unnoticed in a minor film. But in 1989 a new director, Sooraj Barjatya, gives him the lead role in Maine Pyar Kiya. The movie is a popular success, propelling the director and the actor on the front of the Bollywood scene.Salman Khan continues with what remains one of his best films with Saajan. Here he shared the screen with Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt. He specializes in the romantic comedies and becomes the pillar of its revival with Hum Aapke Hain Koun in 1994, directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya with Madhuri Dixit. This film is a huge success that marks in a way the great return of the genre.Rakesh Roshan made him share the stage in 1995 with Karan Arjun with two other rising stars, Shah Rukh Kh…

Kangana Ranaut - The Bollywood Chameleon

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Nothing particularly destined little Kangana Ranaut to become an actress. She was born and raised in the large and rich family home of a village in Himachal Pradesh, in the far north of the country, not far from the Himalayas. Her mother is a teacher and her father is a construction contractor. She has a big sister Rangoli, and a brother of one year younger. After a childhood she describes as simple and happy, she is destined to become a doctor.She thus carries out her secondary schooling in Chandigarh in the scientific field. She was a brilliant student, but at the age of 16, she suddenly lost interest in studying. She ends up throwing in the towel and will not even show up for exams, much to the despair of her parents. At the same time, relations with her father get tense. She did not support the place reserved for women, she says in interviews years later.It is highly likely that many other topics have been a source of conflict as Kangana is rebellious. Still, she slams the door in…