Bajirao Mastani (2015)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Ranveer Singh : High octane performance with superb execution.Bravo ! Can rank this performance to Prithviraj Kapoor in Mughal-E-Azam.
2) Excellent Supporting cast :Milind Soman / Aditya Pancholi / Raza Murad
3) Great production value with great CGI.
4) Fast paced with great dialogues.

 

 

Cons –

 

 

1) Climax : Historically sad

 

 
Quote –

 

 

“Inki wajah se aaj ye Peshwa zinda hai aur Peshwa ki wajah se Maratha samarajya zinda hai … आला लक्षात !”

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Tamasha (2015)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 2/5

 

PROS –
1) Music – Imtiaz Ali beautifully integrates songs in the story without slowing down the pace of the movie.

 

CONS –
1) Ranbir playing “rebel without a cause” for the 657th time.
2) The “Roman Holiday” factor is gone far from cliched on Bollywood silver screen.
3) Piyush Mishra as Storyteller: failed to hit the right cord.

 

QUOTE–
tu wohi hai joh subah ko office jaata hai aur shaam ko ghar aata hai … boss ki daant khata hai aur kisi ko nahi batata hai

Piku (2015)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –
1) Moushumi Chatterjee as Chhobi Mashi
2) Irrfan Khan: effortless
3) Amitabh Twist: Jibone Ki Pabona Bhulechhi Se Bhabona
4) A movie celebrating death as liberation

 

Cons –
1) Cliched stereotypes of Bengalis.

 

Quote –
“Insaan ka emotion uske motion se juda hai”

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

Verdict – 2/5

 

Pros –
1) Farooq Sheikh; Madhuri
2) Soundtrack: especially Kabira

 

Cons –
1) Same old predictable story.

 

Quote –
Main udna chahta hoon, daudna chahta hoon, girna bhi chahta hoon … bus rukna nahi chahta

Chennai Express (2013)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 0/5

Pros –
1) Few establishing shots.
2) Title song by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

 

Cons –
1) SRK still relying on “Rahul” and spoofing his old movies & songs.
2) Annoying lungi dance

 

Quote –
“dhoodh ka jaala Burnol bhi phook phook ke lagata hai”