Paatal Lok – My 10 Confessions

By Joginder Tuteja Paatal Lok has arrived, it has found all around appreciation coming its way and critics as well as audiences can’t get enough of it. I have watched it too, and that too in one go.   That said, first things first, this is not a review, but a confession. So, here I…

Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh – The only superstars whose films could challenge Ajay Devgn’s Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior as the highest grosser of 2020

By Joginder Tuteja   The entire scheduling for 2020 has turned topsy-turvy, what with corona pandemic throwing a spanner in Bollywood’s release calendar. It all seemed rather rosy when the year kick-started with a bang, what with Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior turning out to be a mega blockbuster.  The first release of 2020 went…

Movie review – Saansein – The Last Breath – For the horror lovers

Movie review – Saansein – The Last Breath – For the horror lovers =========================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Rating: ***   There are certain factors that are traditionally associated with a horror film. To begin with, there has to be a strong female presence. Of course the music has to be integral to the…

Rajniesh – Sonarika’s Saansein is just 100 minutes long, is aiming for multiplexes as well as single screens

Rajniesh – Sonarika’s Saansein is just 100 minutes long, is aiming for multiplexes as well as single screens ==================================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   It is turning out to be a win-win situation for horror-musical flick Saansein – The Last Breath. The film was originally slated to release on 11th November alongside two sequels Rock…

Movie review – Force 2 – Superb action, not so superb twist

Movie review – Force 2 – Superb action, not so superb twist ========================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Rating: 3/5 stars   Force 2 boasts of a cracker of a first half. In fact there are so many high points in the film that at least at three junctures, you expect the interval point to arrive….

Box Office – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil crosses 35 crore in pre-Diwali weekend

Box Office – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil crosses 35 crore in pre-Diwali weekend ==================================================== By Joginder Tuteja Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has fetched a weekend of 35.6 crore [Friday – 13.3 crore, Saturday – 13.1 crore, Sunday – 9.2 crore]. Now considering the fact that this is a pre-Diwali weekend, the numbers are…

Box Office – Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay goes past 10 crore on Friday

Box Office – Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay goes past 10 crore on Friday ============================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Call it surprising but in 2016, there have hardly been any action releases even though 10 months have passed by. The biggest grossers of the year have been non-action flicks like Sultan, M.S. Dhoni – The Untold…

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ to have a smooth release this Diwali:

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ to have a smooth release this Diwali Mumbai : October 22, 2016: In what comes as a complete resolution to the ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ release speculation, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis presided over a meeting with the MNS Chief Raj Thackeray, the Producers Guild of India, Dharma Productions…

Box Office – Sunny Leone’s Beiimaan Love is a non-starter, Manoj Bajpayee’s Saat Uchakkey tries to gain some momentum

Box Office – Sunny Leone’s Beiimaan Love is a non-starter, Manoj Bajpayee’s Saat Uchakkey tries to gain some momentum =====================================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   2016 is turning out to be a bad year for Sunny Leone as far as her stint in Bollywood is concerned. Mastizaade was butchered at the censors and what eventually came…