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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 100% Shakuntala Devi (2020) A warm, whippy dramatization of the life of an extraordinary woman whose head for numbers is the stuff of legend, Shakuntala Devi is consistently entertaining and emotionally engaging...‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2020
3/5 83% Dil Bechara (2020) The film will obviously always belong to Sushant Singh Rajput - on the money all the way, his performance demonstrates exactly why the chops he possessed weren't ordinary.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2020
45% Rustom (2016) The reenactment of the Nanavati murder case sees Akshay draw a convincing, if somewhat predictably airbrushed, portrait of a naval officer who killed a man with whom his wife was having an affair.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
36% Mohenjo Daro (2016) Another messy movie of this magnitude from either Gowariker or Hrithik could well be a blow that would be hard to recover from.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
93% Queen of Katwe (2016) Even at its most exhilarating, it never loses its restraint. It works wonderfully well both as a human drama and a sports film.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 11% Sarkar 3 (2017) Its worn-out under-wiring simply doesn't possess the strength to carry the weight of the film.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 44% Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017) Not all of it hits home. But what does sticks and makes a definite difference.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2.5/5 82% Hindi Medium (2017) If Hindi Medium remains watchable all the same, it is only because it is difficult not to marvel at the spark that Irrfan adds to the film.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
4/5 92% A Death in the Gunj (2016) A Death In The Gunj, steeped in nostalgia, is a consummate requiem to an era gone by... But it is, above all, a sensitive, profoundly moving portrait of an angst-ridden young man derailed by a world bereft of empathy.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 78% Dear Maya (2017) buoyed enormously by an astounding pivotal performance from Manisha, who is supported solidly by two younger actresses, Madiha Imam and debutante Shreya Singh Chaudhary.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 43% Behen Hogi Teri (2017) The plot itself is wafer thin and exceedingly fatuous, when it isn't irritating.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 11% Raabta (2017) The characters are superficially etched.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
1.5/5 11% Bank Chor (2017) The film, on its part, adheres to no particular generic rules, flitting back and forth between flippant and intense in the hope of hitting its straps. It never does.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 27% Tubelight (2017) Tubelight breaks the parameters of conventional Bollywood male bravado and presents a vulnerable but gallant protagonist who lets his heart lead him through the complexities of the world around him.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
1/5 No Score Yet Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha (2017) It echoes long-mothballed generic conventions and resorts to plot devices that popular Hindi cinema learnt to jettison many, many years ago.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3.5/5 67% Mom (2017) Relevant, riveting and oddly rousing despite its grim theme.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 43% Shab (2017) A courageous film and not only on account of its theme.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 83% Jagga Jasoos (2017) Even if this film might feel like an epic misfire at times, Anurag Basu's deliciously zany, ambitious adventure drama, when it is on song, has an oddly bewitching quality.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3.5/5 93% Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016) A truly engaging and effective tale of women whose woes are but the starting points of acts of courage and defiance.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
1.5/5 38% Munna Michael (2017) Even if you were in a particularly lenient frame of mind, you wouldn't be able to bring yourself to spot anything at all in the film that could be held up as a redeeming feature.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 38% Mubarakan (2017) Mubarakan tries too hard to tickle our funny bones and the effort shows.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
3/5 71% Raag Desh (2017) It isn't quite your average edge-of-the-seat thriller, but it abounds in scenes that hit home with their inherent intensity and emotional resonance.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
4/5 85% Gurgaon (2017) Splendidly crafted.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 9% Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017) It leaves you wishing they hadn't met.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 25% Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017) It is a classic case of flippant treatment and ham-fisted execution mutilating a serious subject beyond recognition.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
2/5 72% Viceroy's House (2017) Faux-historical pastiche.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
1.5/5 20% VIP 2 Lalkar (2017) Semantic subtlety certainly isn't the strong suit here.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3/5 73% Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) A largely inoffensive, mildly diverting small-town romance that generally hits the right buttons thanks primarily to a crisp and lively screenplay, earthy dialogues and effortless acting by a fine cast.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
1.5/5 40% Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (2016) It misfires on most counts.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
2/5 33% A Gentleman (2017) Risky is yet another film that believes that a patina of gloss is all that is needed in order to paper over mounds of dross.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3/5 29% Qaidi Band (2017) On the performance front, Qaidi Band is dominated by Anya Singh.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3/5 67% Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (Shubh Mangal Savdhan) (2017) This is highly tricky terrain but director R S Prasanna skirts around the potential pitfalls with the help of loads of maturity and a consistently light touch.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
1.5/5 0% Baadshaho (2017) The story is strictly bare-bones, a glaring fact that is sought to be disguised through the means of gratuitous chase scenes and meaningless banter.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
4/5 94% Newton (2017) [A] delectably free-flowing, brilliantly written and wonderfully well-acted film.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
1.5/5 0% Haseena (Haseena: The Queen Of Mumbai)(haseena Parkar) (2017) The drudgery is only aggravated when the director resorts to outmoded, by-the-numbers storytelling that has little to commend itself. In the end, the film achieves neither grit nor glory.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
1/5 40% Bhoomi (2017) Subtlety isn't director Omung Kumar's forte.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5/5 100% CRD (2016) Refreshingly original and delightfully whimsical.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
1/5 33% Judwaa 2 (2017) One cannot help wondering why a film that has absolutely nothing new to offer has been made in the first place.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5/5 100% You Are My Sunday (Tu Hai Mera Sunday) (2016) Dhaimade's light touch makes Tu Hai Mera Sunday an easy watch.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5/5 45% Chef (2017) Chef is a feel-good drama that benefits from the nuanced colour palette that cinematographer Priya Seth... brings to the table.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
2/5 66% Victoria & Abdul (2017) It doesn't eventually ring true at all because the complexities of history and colonial oppression are beyond Victoria & Abdul.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5/5 91% Secret Superstar (2017) Secret Superstar never loses sight of its principal purpose: lending heft and height to a daughter's derring-do and a mom's mutiny.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5/5 67% Raid (2018) It is set apart from the norms of the genre just a tad because the man leading the crusade against the bad guy isn't a beefed-up action hero in uniform.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
2/5 56% Padmaavat (2018) Magnificent but overly manufactured.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
2/5 14% Welcome to New York (2018) Truth be told, parts of the film are fun. If only all of it was equally so, this piece of unpretentious whimsy might have been a far breezier ride. But it is a big, imposing IF that stares us in the face.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
2/5 36% Baaghi 2 (2018) Despite a twist here and a twist there that manages to add a degree of zing to the plot, monotony sets in rather quickly and pushes the film over a pulpy precipice.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
2.5/5 56% Blackmail (2018) Blackmail isn't exactly a zippy thriller that rattles along at an even pace, but owing to the quality of the pivotal performance from Irrfan, luminous as ever, it is persistently riveting.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
3/5 20% Missing (2018) It is reasonably absorbing, if not wholly gripping.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
4/5 91% October (2018) The exceptional technical attributes of the film serve to bolster Juhi Chaturvedi's fantastic screenplay and dialogue.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
2/5 50% Golmaal Again (2017) Golmaal Again stretches credulity.‐ NDTV
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020