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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 …

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Arjun Reddy – Movie Review

Arjun Reddy is a weird film. Full of self-contradictions, riding mostly on a singular emotion that results in alcohol/drug abuse and smoking in practically every frame, generous dose of cuss words thrown in to lend authenticity to a character that’s not very likable. Good character driven films are “driven” by characters that are cut out …

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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 …

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Anando Brahma – Movie Review

Anando Brahma is a horror-comedy starring Taapsee Pannu in her, for the lack of a better word, comeback Telugu film. Taapsee was restricted to skin show in most of her earlier Telugu films but things changed for her when she ventured into the Hindi film industry. Her performances in the Bollywood blockbusters Baby and Pink …

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Vasham – Movie Review

Editor’s Note: This reviewer, Chakravarthula, is the single-card lyricist for the film. “Vasham” is a crowd-funded Telugu feature film that hit the theatres (“theatre” really, if you consider just Hyderabad!) today. It’s not the first crowdfunded production in Telugu, but it boasts of being the first one for which half of the script was posted online …