Barfi: Beautiful, Brave and Brilliant

* * * * Anurag Basu Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Illena Desouza, Saurabh Shukla There you go, this is it. He has been called the next superstar, the actor to look out for, for too long now. With Rockstar last year, and now Barfi, Ranbir Kapoor has arrived, and how! As the dumb and muteContinue reading “Barfi: Beautiful, Brave and Brilliant”

Raaz 3: Scary for all the wrong reasons

* 1/2 Vishesh Films Vikram Bhatt Bipasha Basu, Emraan Hashmi, Esha Gupta Haunted, Dangerous Ishq and now Raaz 3- Vikram Bhatt can now indisputably be anointed the new star of the B-grade wave of Bollywood, which is dangerously making its presence feel more than ever before. Seriously, is it the same man who gave usContinue reading “Raaz 3: Scary for all the wrong reasons”

Rowdy Rathore – * * 1/2- Fun While it Lasts

Bollywood has suddenly woken up to the power of mass hysteria, and of the movies across the vindhyas.  And like all the bandwagon marathons in the world, it is good as long as it lasts, the trendsetter being the director’s own earlier venture Wanted. Though Rowdy is bigger in scale, and well, more rowdy. YouContinue reading “Rowdy Rathore – * * 1/2- Fun While it Lasts”

An Enigma called Harry Potter

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” 1 Says Albus Dumbledore to Harry , in ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ , the second book of  arguably the modern  world’s most popular series. Perhaps this was the mantra which the author , J.K. Rowling , borneContinue reading “An Enigma called Harry Potter”