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14 Jan

As expected, Dangal wins big at the 62nd Filmfare Awards

The 62nd Filmfare Awards came with a good set of shockers. Whether it was the fact that all the three Khans of the film industry were nominated in the best actor category after a span of 19 years, or that despite all the retaliation against Pakistani artistes, they were nominated, the awards brought some major snubs in the public eye. We have to say that despite what anyone says, it was very fair of the award office to nominate Pakistani artistes (given the circumstances) and then to stock to the decision despite Shiv Sena retaliation. We knew that there would be zero wins for artistes this side of the border (though Fawad Khan would have walked away with the trophy had...
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24 Mar

Kapoor & Sons: The Haute Review

  The simpletons amidst us don’t ask for much beyond an entertaining movie, whether it is the visually engrossing Bajirao Mastani, the technically superior (Star Wars) or a simple animation like Kung Fu Panda. So when something as pleasant as Kapoor & Sons comes along, it’s a no brainer that the film will guarantee entertainment, if nothing else.   Luckily, like more Karan Johar productions, K&S provides a little more than a good looking cast working its way through a foreign location and fantastic soundtrack. This one gives us characters to relate to, enjoy and endear.   There’s really nothing original about the plot; we have seen the inside out of dysfunctional families from Kal Ho Naa Ho, Kabhi Alvidaa Naa Kehna and more recently,...
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