• For a film that is about protest music, the music of anger and rebellion, Gully Boy is surprisingly quiet and extremely funny. Its understatedness and sense of humour are among the multiple reasons why it is also one of the best films to emerge from the Hindi cinemascape in recent times.

  • The underrated Abhishek Duhan is impeccable as Sweety’s brother. But the lasting memory from Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is of Anil taking a scene that could have been maudlin, insufferable and loud, and turning it into a heart-wrenching passage of acceptance, self-realisation and personal growth. Ek Veteran Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga…

  • Rani Lakshmibai was a great woman. She deserves better than a film that chooses to use her for its own self-serving ends.

  • Ranveer Singh’s pizzazz is lost to a clichéd women’s rights saga that sidelines women…

  • If and when you do your next Zero, Mr Rai, do put the screenplay through the same arduous pressure test to which you would subject Tumbbad. Better still, give us more Tumbbads please.

  • Sara Ali Khan-Sushant Singh Rajput’s aching chemistry anchors a heartbreaking love story…

  • Sunny Deol screams, Preity Zinta pouts in a Jurassic-era relic with a sliver of comic potential

  • A two-year-old’s incredible solo act keeps this survival saga riveting even through its missteps

  • hugs was promoted as the first film ever to pit him against the great Bachchan. The legendary superstar is a pale shadow here of the best he has been. Khan, on the other hand, crackles, pops and sparkles as a swashbuckling scoundrel. The writing of his character and his performance are the only reasons why Thugs of Hindostan does not turn out to be a stylishly produced but disastrously dreary repeat of Acharya’s first film, Tashan. Despite all its minuses, Thugs is light-hearted fun.

  • Saif Ali Khan’s swag never flags in this unflaggingly middling affair…

Viewing item 1 to 10 (of 110 items)