Sadgati (1981)

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

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

 

1) A classic from the master story-teller : Premchand
2) The travesty of caste system can’t be described in a more better way.
3) Om Puri as Dukhi – Effortless excecution

 

Cons –

 

N/A

 

 

Quote –

 

N/A

OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

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

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

1) Story : out of the box and fresh
2) Paresh Rawal as lead actor
3) Mithun Chakraborty as Leeladhar

 
Cons –

1) Over-acting

Quote –
‘Logo se unka dharm kabhi mat cheenna, warna log tumhe apna dharm bana lenge’

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

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

VERDICT – 3/5

 

Pros –
1) Philip Seymour Hoffman as Gust Avrakotos: Superb character
2) Explained Birth Of The Mujaheddin
3) Om Puri as Zia-ul-Haq
4) Another great war black-comedy from Mike Nichols after Catch-22 (1970)

 

Cons –
1) Emily Blunt: What was she doing there?
2) Trivializing the history

 

Quote –
Charlie Wilson: What is the U.S. strategy?
Gust Avrakotos: Well, strictly speaking, we don’t have one. But we’re working hard on that.
Charlie Wilson: Who’s ‘we’?
Gust Avrakotos: Me and three other guys.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

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

Verdict – 3/5

Pros –
1) Not the typical Salman “no-brainer”; an emotional roller-coaster
2) Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Chand Nawab
3) Bhar Do Jholi Meri – Qawwali
4) Om Puri: effective cameo.

 

Cons –
1) Salman & Kareena: Visibly old
2) Sloppy direction with predictable and cliched twists

 

Quote –
“Chand Nawab : Ek dafaa aur le lein ?”