A fun Bollywood film with the lot.
An instant hit in India on release just a week ago, Rowdy Rathore is the first time major star Aksay Kumar has appeared in an action pic in seven years. In it, he plays dual roles. One character is Vikram, a habitually unsmiling tough cop, who...
Dubious characters sink Bollywood rom-com.
As Anees Bazmee’s degrading, puerile farce Thank You grinds into its second-hour, it occurs that the main problem with the film (and it has many) is that the writer/director just really hates his characters. Every man is a sleazy, sex-obsessed...
Family melodrama pitched to the back row.
The themes bubbling under the frantic surface of Nikhil Advani’s Patiala House are enticingly complex: Patriarchal dominance, unfulfilled potential, familial discourse, reverse racial stereotyping and, of course, romantic longing. Personified...
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