Baby (2015)

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

 

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Story divided in 3 major sub-plots : Turkey – Nepal – Saudi.
2) Anupam Kher as Shukla
3) Movie discussing surgical strike in 2015.

 

Cons –

 

1) Kay Kay Menon as Bilal Khan – Total waste.
2) Average action.
3) Abrupt ending.

 

Quote –

 
Ajay Singh Rathore: In religion column, we write INDIAN in bold letters.

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Haider (2014)

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

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

1) Bhardwaj’s Shakespearean trilogy – perfect ending.
2) Narrating Hamlet with Kashmir backdrop.Genius !
3) Irrfan Khan as Roohdaar
4) Excellent supporting cast.

 
Cons –

1) 30 minutes too long.

 
Quote –
“CHUTZPAH ho gaya hamare sath!”

Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003)

Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi

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

 

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) The rise of socialist ideology in India along with Naxal ideology.
2) A take on the pseudo-ideologists
3) Chitrangada Singh perfectly executes every shade.
4) Bihar factor
5) One of the finest movie on Emergency.

 

CONS –
n/a

 

QUOTE –
“rahiman dhaga prem ka mat todo chhatkai … aaisi sharan chhodkar pagle tu kahan jaye”

Sarkar (2005)

Sarkar

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

Verdict – 3/5

 

PROS –
1) Amitabh Bachchan as Subhash Nagre – a fusion character of Veto Corleone and Bal Thackeray.
2) Govinda Govinda Chant

 

CONS –
1) Though well made, it’s a shameless The Godfather rip-off.

 

QUOTE –
“mujhe joh sahi lagta hai main karta hoon … woh chahe bhagwan ke khilaaf ho, samaaj ke khilaaf ho, police, kanoon … yah phir poore system ke khilaaf kyun na ho”