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The 10 Great Hindi Movies of 2016

2016 will go down in history as the year in which three of the millennium's biggest superstars, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan finally came of age. They showed off their paunches and gave us a glimpse of their grey hair. Shah Rukh played an age-appropriate psychologist in Dear Zindagi, Salman an ageing wrestler in Sultan… Continue reading The 10 Great Hindi Movies of 2016

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Dangal's biggest draw is also its biggest flaw. Yet for once, a star's power and a man's ego is put to good use. Aamir Khan plays Mahavir Singh Phogat, an Indian amateur wrestler and coach who trained six girls from his family to wrestle against all odds. Oldest daughter Geeta won India’s first ever gold medal in women’s wrestling… Continue reading Dangal

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Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

Vidya Balan (Durga Rani Singh) fervently chews into Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh and perfectly delivers her most neurotic, intuitive performance to date. She appears shabby and scattered through most of the movie. Yet exudes inner grace and warmth as her protective instincts kick in to play an abuse survivor who must save a child abuse… Continue reading Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh

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Mr. & Mrs. ’55

Anita: Kya naam hai tumhara Pritam: Pritam Anita: Pri.. kuch ajeeb sa naam hai na Pritam: Do char baar bulayengi.. to.. achcha lagega Pritam: Kahiye Pritam: Pri.. Anita: Pri.. Pritam: ..tam Anita: ..tam In a delightful exchange, shot entirely in a teasing close-up, you heart protagonists Pritam Kumar (Guru Dutt) and Anita Verma (Madhubala) instantly, wishing… Continue reading Mr. & Mrs. ’55

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Karan Johar's affair with one-sided love continues. Only this time he ups the ante of lovers in self-destruction mode. That been said, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is perhaps the most real film he has attempted till date. I did enter expecting the usual KJo drama but the director has steered away from all of that. Instead we have… Continue reading Ae Dil Hai Mushkil