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Mohammad Kamran Jawaid

SCREEN: A DAMP SQUIB

SCREEN: A DAMP SQUIB

Thugs of Hindostan tries to shoehorn the swashbuckling pirate genre of Hollywood into a Bollywood mould with Published Nov 18, 2018 08:29am
SPOTLIGHT: A HOUSE DIVIDED

SPOTLIGHT: A HOUSE DIVIDED

With three film certification boards making decisions often at odds with each other, more and more films are being held Published Nov 04, 2018 09:22am
SCREEN: LACKING SUBSTANCE

SCREEN: LACKING SUBSTANCE

5 Weddings is bland and uninspirational while Saif Ali Khan’s Baazaar is a knock-off of Michael Douglas’ Wall Street Published Nov 04, 2018 08:59am
SCREEN: BOLLYWOOD IN THE CINEMAS

SCREEN: BOLLYWOOD IN THE CINEMAS

Badhaai Ho scores high on entertainment right till the credits roll, Namaste England is just passable, Kajol’s perky, Published Oct 28, 2018 08:08am
SCREEN: HITCHCOCK AND SALMAN

SCREEN: HITCHCOCK AND SALMAN

Things are not what they seem in Sriram Raghavan’s brilliantly directed Andhadhun. The Salman Khan production LoveYatri Published Oct 14, 2018 07:11am
SPOTLIGHT: WILL DONKEY RULE?

SPOTLIGHT: WILL DONKEY RULE?

Aziz Jindani says he was very precise on what he wanted to accomplish with The Donkey King Updated Oct 08, 2018 12:04pm
SCREEN: UNBRIDLED PASSIONS

SCREEN: UNBRIDLED PASSIONS

Manmarziyaan treads very uncomfortable territory that will easily raise a few eyebrows. Batti Gul Meter Chalu never Published Sep 23, 2018 06:41am
THE ICON REVIEW: THE POWER OF THREE

THE ICON REVIEW: THE POWER OF THREE

Individually, Eidul Azha releases Jawani Phir Nahin Aani 2, Parwaaz Hai Junoon and Load Wedding each have their own Published Sep 02, 2018 08:34am
SCREEN: GOING UP IN FLAMES

SCREEN: GOING UP IN FLAMES

Milap Milan Zaveri sets up Satyameva Jayate’s faint, unoriginal premise with a paint-by-numbers attitude Published Aug 26, 2018 07:40am
SPOTLIGHT: JAWANI ONCE AGAIN

SPOTLIGHT: JAWANI ONCE AGAIN

Jawani Phir Nahi Ani broke box office records when it came out in 2015. It remains the second highest grossing Pakistani Published Aug 05, 2018 07:28am
SCREEN: ROYAL MESSES

SCREEN: ROYAL MESSES

The third instalment in the Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster series is devoid of a compelling story despite its deliciously Published Aug 05, 2018 07:28am
THE ICON REVIEW: TEEFA GETS IT RIGHT

THE ICON REVIEW: TEEFA GETS IT RIGHT

Teefa In Trouble doesn’t aim very high intellectually and viewers are rewarded by it smashing the goals its sets for Published Jul 29, 2018 08:52am
SCREEN: THE POWER OF LOVE

SCREEN: THE POWER OF LOVE

Two Punjabi language releases from across the border, Soorma and Vadhayiyaan Ji Vadhayiyaan, both focus on finding love Published Jul 22, 2018 09:32am
THE ICON REVIEW: LOSING THE LOTTERY

THE ICON REVIEW: LOSING THE LOTTERY

Disgusting humour, sexual depravity and guts to make a movie without a fleshed-out story seems to be the new gold Published Jul 15, 2018 06:26am