Mithun Chakraborty was the leading hero in 1982's Shaukeen which had Rati Agnihotri as the leading lady and Ashok Kumar, A K Hangal and Utpal Dutt as 'the shaukeens.' … [Read more...] about How well do remakes fare at the box office?
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Stepping out of her comfort zone, Nayanthara shines in a very strong role. It’s gutsy of her to shoulder a socio-political thriller on her own and she proves yet again that she’s an actress of substance. She is well backed by the supporting cast. The core of the film is about the shortage of drinking water but it’s smart of Gopi to not set his story around it but use it as an undertone to address a bigger issue. Early on, he cheekily takes a dig at the government when a nurse stops to give polio drops to a young girl. We hear a dialogue that goes – ask the government if our thirst can be quenched by these drops. … [Read more...] about Aramm movie review: Nayanthara shines in a relevant, hard-hitting political thriller
A part of the second half of the film is better as Ghajinikanth’s character goes through an emotional wringer. He has fallen in love with Vandhana (played by Sayyeshaa), the same girl whose father rejected him the first time because of his forgetfulness. The father’s character is played by Sampath, and he looks fittingly confused each time Rajini does something unacceptable. While his daughter is deeply in love with him, we see Sampath hate him with a vengeance. Rajini – who is aware of this hatred – introduces his friend as the man who is in love with Vandhana. The situations born out of this confusion are hilarious. … [Read more...] about Ghajinikanth movie review: Arya film shines in parts
Malayalam superstar Dulquer Salmaan was in the city to promote his upcoming Tamil film Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, which will also hit screens in Telugu as Kanulu Kanulanu Dochayante this weekend. Directed by Desingh Periyasamy, the film also stars Ritu Varma, Rakshan and Niranjani in lead roles. The film which is a rom-com with a touch of thriller also sees director Gautam Vasudev Menon in a key role. KKD sees the story of an animator and an app developer who scam people but soon find a police officer hot on their tail. The film sees music by Masala Coffee and BGM by Harshavardhan Rameshwar. While in the city, the actor spoke about everything from his upcoming films, to his love for Telugu and how he picks his scripts. Excerpts… KKD is not a rom-com like most people think “The film is not a rom-com like most people seem to think it is. It’s actually a racy thriller that is fast-paced and completely unlike anything I’ve done before. This film will be a … [Read more...] about My movies are always the bigger hero than me: Dulquer Salmaan
The top court said that it was settled law that adverse entries with regard to integrity do not lose their sting at any stage and rejected the submission of the two judicial officers that they have been granted various promotions in their career which would have the effect of washing off their previous adverse entries if any. … [Read more...] about SC Upholds Compulsory Retirements of 2 Judicial Officers, One of Them Had Made ‘Highly Sexist’ Remarks