Category Archives: Movies

All this fuss over PK

The film PK has been in the news lately for many different reasons. So I saw the film. I found it to be a relatively poor variation of the Paresh Rawal film, Oh My God

The Business of Robot (Enthiran)

The Tamil film Enthiran — dubbed in Telugu and Hindi (Robot) — was India’s costliest film to date.  According to media reports the film is a runaway hit with record returns.  As the saying goes

Movie Review: My Name is Khan

Title: My Name is Khan Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol Language: Hindi The increasing trend among Hollywood production companies to make forays into Bollywood, plus the success of Slumdog millionaire has resulted in Indian film directors

Movie Review: 3 Idiots

Title: 3 Idiots Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor Language: Hindi This a story of three friends who meet at an Engineering college. Aamir Khan, Madhavan and Sharman Joshi play the three friends while Kareena

Movie Review: Invictus

Film: Invictus (“unconquered”) For more info. on the title click here. Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon This film is based on the book “Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That

Movie Review: Unnai pol oruvan

Language: Tamil (also released in Telugu) Starring: Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal, Lakshmi This film is the Tamil re-make of the successful Hindi film, A Wednesday. The Tamil version sticks to the Hindi version for the most

Movie Review: Pazhassi Raja

Language: Malayalam (dubbed in other languages Tamil, Telugu) Starring: Mamooty, Sarath Kumar, Manoj K. Jayan, Padmapriya Saw a Malayalam film in the theater after a long time. Pazhassi Raja, a magnum opus by Kerala standards,

Movie Review: Luck By Chance

Title: Luck by Chance Starring: Farhan Akthar, Konkana Sen Sharma, Isha Shravani (who is who of Bollywood play guest roles) Language: Hindi Watched another Hindi film. Once again, I opted for something out of the mainstream.

Movie Review: Sorry Bhai!

Title:  Sorry Bhai! Starring:  Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Sanjay Suri, Sharman Joshi and Chitrangada Singh After a long break I watched a Hindi film.  It turned out to be a film that I had never

Movie Review: Subramaniapuram

Title: Subramaniapuram Language: Tamil Starring: Mostly newcomers Director: Sasi Kumar After quite a long time I watched a Tamil film on a flight. I knew nothing about this film. In fact, I had never heard