Shubh Mangal Zyaada Saavdhaan – Flawed but important and necessary

A mainstream Bollywood “hero” kissing another man on screen, in an out-and-out commercial film – the fact that this movie even exists, and those kissing scenes made to the final cut, is a huge deal in itself. For one, it’s a huge leap for Indian cinema. Secondly, this is the first mainstream commercial Indian film …

Simran – Movie Review

Simran’s trailer had Kangana all over it. There’s hardly a second when she’s not on screen. The film itself is not any different. Simran is yet another showcase for Ranaut’s brilliant acting capabilities. Winner of three national awards and millions of hearts, Ranaut is undoubtedly one of the country’s finest actors. She is literally in …

Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan – Movie Review

An official remake (also by the same director) of the Tamil film Kalyana Samayal Saadham, Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan is a breezy tale of a man with erectile dysfunction whose marriage is to happen in a few days. Concept = 10/10. I haven’t watched the original (although I’ve been suggested the same several times) but I …

Lipstick Under My Burkha – Movie Review

I FINALLY WATCHED IT! Thanks to Amazon Primevideo where it’s now streaming, I finally watched the most “controversial” movie of this year! So how did I find the “lady-oriented” movie? Read on to find out. Note: I put up images that would offend Mr. Pahlaj Nihalani because WHY NOT? The trailer (not the second one …