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IFFI 2017: Majid Majidi to make next film also in India, reveals Beyond The Clouds producer
The filmmaker spoke for fresh talent, pointing out that in a country where cinema is an industry, newcomers would struggle to follow their vision.
Hampi review: Wafer-thin plot adversely affects this love story
The screenplay is dull and stagnates right after the initial half-hour.
Mango Dreams: An opportunity lost in translation
The impact of an inherently strong Indian story is considerably reduced as it is written and told in English.
Halal review: Melodrama hurts this Shivaji Lotan Patil film
Over-dramatization of the issue of triple talaq and failure to take a firm stand make this an average film.
Zindagi Virat review: Watch this comedy for Sumit Sanghamitra, Om Bhutkar
Zindagi Virat is a comic tale of a son who rediscovers his father after the latter’s death.
Nadi Vahate review: Too boring to make a change
Shwaas director Sandeep Sawant's latest project flows without proper direction and often abruptly.
Ubuntu review: Noble intention derailed by preachy treatment
For the entire first half we just see how Master is positively affecting the minds of the keen learners even as we wait for something substantial to happen.
Boyz review: Enjoyable tale of family bonds and school friendships
Boyz tries to be a lot of things. The film deals with a number of issues — familial bonds, friendships, the futility of the education system, discipline and whatnot.
Kaccha Limbu review: 'Special' portrayals make Prasad Oak's film a must watch
Ravi Jadhav and Sonali Kulkarni turn in memorable performances in this film about a mentally challenged boy's sexual development.
Lapachhapi review: Well-crafted film that gives you the creeps
Solid performances by all the main artistes and a technically sound team make this horror film worth your time, even if it takes a trifle too long.
TTMM review: Refreshing story, believable characters make film an enjoyable watch
Director Kuldip Jadhav extracts good performance not only from lead actors Lalit Prabhakar and Neha Mahajan, but also from the supporting cast that forms the families of their characters.
6 Gunn review: Scores really low on execution
Lack of depth and development reduce director Kiran Sabhaji Gawade’s characters to caricatures, limited by a shoddy script and lack of vision.
Kanika review: Horror film with a social message that makes little impact
Kanika attempts to take a hard look at the evil of sex determination and female foeticide using drama, entertainment, horror and revenge.
Garbh review: Nothing worthwhile delivered
The story jumps from one coincidence to another and the makers don’t think it important to even attempt to justify these jumps.
Pyaasa@60 review: Poignant tale of sensitive soul in a selfish world
Lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi’s words pierce through the gloomy atmosphere director Guru Dutt creates as a starving Vijay goes about life, struggling to get his poems published.
Ranjan review: Yash, Gauri Kulkarni shine through Prakash Pawar's mediocre script
Writer-director Pawar can take credit for extracting worthy performances from his artistes, but that doesn’t save the film from being boring in parts.
Fugay review: Welcome to Swapnil Joshi, Subodh Bhave's dull bachelor party
Repetitive dialogue, a bland screenplay and ‘Jaai’ used as a running joke make the script cringe-worthy. The possible play on words in the title Fu‘gay’ falls flat too.
Dhyanimani review: Watch this psychological thriller for Ashvini Bhave, Mahesh Manjrekar
The makers of Dhyanimani weave a web of questions before the interval but give away so much in the title itself.
Ti Sadhya Kay Karte review: Don't miss this light, breezy film
Director Satish Rajwade manages to keep the interest alive throughout as he juggles the three important phases of main character Anurag’s life.
Wajah Tum Ho review: Poor performances, lousy music derail engaging ride
With the help of many characters, director Vishal Pandya manages to keep you hooked from start to end.