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#GoodNewwz #BollywoodHindiFilmMovieReview #PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas

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Bollywood Film Review

Johnson Thomas

Film: Good Newwz



Cast:Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh, Kiara Advani, Anjana Sukhani, Tisca Chopra, adil Hussain Yukta Mookhey, Auritra Ghosh, Gulshan Grover

Director: Raj Mehta

Rating: * * 1/2

Runtime: 132 mins



After the debacle that was ‘Kalank,’ Karan Johar’s Dharma productions attempt a comedy hoping to stave the blues cause by lowly Box-office collections of the former. ‘Good Newwz’ is not all good news though. Like it is obvious from the trailer, the film is about an unforgivable error that has caught two different couples in its cross-hairs. Film journalist Deepti and Varun Batra ( Kareena and Akshay Kumar) from Mumbai, are undergoing IVF implants in order have a baby.But the Joshi’s, Doctors both (Adil Hussain and Tisca Chopra) explain to them that there’s been a mix-up in the implants. Honey and Monika Batra( Diljit and Kiara) are the loud mouth, brash, stereotypical punjabi couple from Chandigarh who have received D…

#Dabangg3 #BollywoodHindiFilmMovieReview #PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas Rating: * *

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Bollywood Film Review

Johnson Thomas

Film: Dabangg 3



Cast: Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Nikhil Dwivedi, Saiee Manjrekar, Sonakshi Sinha,Khichcha Sudeep, Nikitin Dheer, Mahie Gill Tinnu Anand, Amole Gupte, Pankaj Tripathi, Nawab Shah, Sarfaraz Khan Director: Prabhu Devaa

Rating: * *

Runtime: 165 mins



Salman Khan’s Christmas release has all the markings of a Salman Khan extravaganza.This 3rd issue in the Dabangg series hopes to cash in on the previous two outings by presenting a familiar arch within the parameters of a past life. The narrative does not regress into ‘Punar janam’ mysticism but instead looks back on Chubul Pandey’s youthful foibles. His past love comes into the picture in a first half flashback…Pandey hasn’t yet earned his uniform and his then love , the naive Khushi (Saiee) becomes a victim of child trafficking …The trafficker is played by none other than Khichcha Sudeep aka Balli whose nefarious intentions destroy the two sweethearts young love and sets Chulbul o…

Shefali shah wins the best actress award for Delhi Crime at 2nd Annual Asian Academy Creative Awards

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Shefali shah wins the best actress award for Delhi Crime at 2nd Annual Asian Academy Creative Awards



This is Shefali Shah’s third Best Actress award for Delhi Crime after winning at iReel Awards 2019 and OTT Best Actor Female at 10th Jagran Film Festival 2019 for her superlative performance

Delhi Crime directed by Richie Mehta won 4 big awards (Best Actress, Best Drama Series, Best Direction - Fiction & Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT) Mumbai, 10th December 2019: Delhi Crime directed by Richie Mehta was the big winner at the 2nd annual Asian Academy Creative Awards in Singapore on 6th December 2019. Shefali Shah won the best actress award in the leading role. The series also won the Best Drama Series, Best Direction – Fiction & Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT) This is Shefali Shah’s third Best Actress award for Delhi Crime (iReel Awards 2019 and OTT Best Actor Female at 10th Jagran Film Festival 2019)

Shefali Shah played the central ro…

Director #SamirTewari hosts a Star Studded Special Screening for his film "LEVEL 13” starring #AnnupSonii, #SandhyaMridul, #RajevPaul, #SwatiSemwal

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Director #SamirTewari hosts a Star Studded Special Screening for his film "LEVEL 13” starring #AnnupSonii, #SandhyaMridul, #RajevPaul, #SwatiSemwal

CAST & CREW- Producer- Muktal Tewari; Director - Samir Tewari; Actors- Annup Sonii, Sandhya Mridul, Rajev Paul, Swati Semwal

The screening saw the presence of Arshad Warsi and Maria Goretti, Manjari Phadnis, Karan Mehra and Nisha Rawal , Iqbal Khan , Shakti Anand, Donal Bisth, Aditi Gupta, Aakansha Singh,Flora Saini, Rajesh Balwani and many more

About the Director Samir Tewari - Samir Tewari Born in Asansol, West Bengal, Samir did his schooling from St. Patricks Asansol before completing his education from Fergusson College Pune, Maharashtra. He started his career as a copywriter in advertising agencies such as Lowe Lintas and Partners and FCB Ulka where he honed his screenplay writing skills writing television commercials. He then co-wrote and co-directed ‘Shanti,’ India’s first daily soap in 1993 which ran till ’97. He…

Audio release AndSpecial Screening of #YaaroWeAreTheBest

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Special screening of the film "Yaaro we are the best"





A special screening of the children's feature film yaaro we are the best was held for five hundred school children on 14th November at movie star Goregaon. The film depicts a story of school children who face parental pressures and still they show their love and affection to fellow students which ends in a stirring climax on the sports field Senior actors Vikram gokhale anang Desai sulbha Arya virendra saxena brijendra Kala Raj zutshi play key roles in the film which is produced by Umesh Mishra and dharmesh pandit written and directed by Sunil prem vyas.

Audio release of Yaaro we are the best

Satish pujari of audio labs has acquired the audio rights of osso international entertainment and dharmesh pandit presentation yaaron we are the best. He released the audio of the film along with veteran journalists Jyothi Venkatesh Inder Mohan pannu Shyam Sharma Amit Mishra and virendra Mishra at hotel spice Goregaon on…

#Panipat #BollywoodHindiFilmMovieReview #PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas Rating: * * *

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Bollywood Film Review

Johnson Thomas

A soft-focussed Historical



Film: Panipat

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Kriti Sanon, Suhasini Mulay, Mohnish Bahl,Padmini Kolhapure, Zeenat Aman, Sahil Salathia, Abhishek Nigam, Ravindra Mahajani, Gashmeer Mahajani, Nawab Shah, Mantra, Vineeta Mahesh, Krutika Deo, Shyam Mashalkar, Dishyant Wagh

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Rating: * * *

Runtime: 173 mins





According to Bollywood grown historians ( and we've seen it in almost every mainstream hostorical presented on the big screen in recent times ) every battle brought to screen is about unifying India and propogating the pop-patriotic sentiment - even if it be something that took place way before India ( as we know it today) was designated a country (1947). Panipat, the film, is Ashutosh Gowarker's unique way of adding more fuel to that ideal. Otherwise why else would he be glorifying a battle that the Marathas lost way back in 1761 and to add insult to injury, in modern times, …

#SudhirPatwardhan retrospective at #NationalGalleryOfModernArt, Mumbai, #TheGuild

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#SudhirPatwardhan retrospective at #NationalGalleryOfModernArt, Mumbai, #TheGuild Retrospective of eminent artist Sudhir Patwardhan ‘Walking Through Soul City, Sudhir Patwardhan: A Retrospective’ curated by Nancy Adajania being presented by The Guild Art Gallery at National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, previewing on 29th November 2019. The exhibition will continue until 12th February 2020. A number of conversation events are being organised during the exhibition period. The retrospective spans works from the 1970s to now. It would be a rare treat and occasion to be able to see a whole range of select and rare artworks from the 1970s onwards. They would include some rare and iconic works. A brief bio of the artist, his photograph and a couple of images of the artworks Sudhir Patwardhan was born in Pune in 1949. He graduated in medicine and worked as a Radiologist in the city of Thane, near Mumbai from 1975 to 2005. He took to art seriously while in medical college. Since …

#OnePlusMusicFestival #DYPatilStadium #Nerul #KatyPerry #DuaLipa

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Photo caption: Image 1 – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with Katy Perry at a party hosted by Karan Johar to welcome her to India for the OnePlus Music Festival Image 2 – Karan Johar with Katy Perry at a party hosted by him to welcome her to India for the OnePlus Music Festival Image 3 – Ananya Panday with Katy Perry at a party hosted by Karan Johar to welcome her to India for the OnePlus Music Festival Image 4 – Aditi Rao Hydari with Katy Perry at a party hosted by Karan Johar to welcome her to India for the OnePlus Music Festival Image 5 – Pete Lau, Founder and CEO, OnePlus, with Katy Perry at a party hosted by Karan Johar to welcome her to India for the OnePlus Music Festival

#YehSaaliAashiqui #BollywoodFilmMovieReview #PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas Rating: * * *

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Bollywood Film Review

Johnson Thomas

Impressively Twisty & Thrilling Debut Vehicle







Film: Yeh Saali Aashiqui

Cast: Vardhan Puri, Shivaleeka Oberoi, Ruslaan Mumtaz

Director: Cherag Ruparel

Rating: * * *

Runtime: 138 mins

A family production, this Amrish Puri films’ effort for the grandson (Vardhan Puri, who has been gifted the lead here) of the famed International actor, is an awe-striking surprise. Forget the nepotism involved and the trite-romance indicating title, this film will make you rethink on all those damaging stereotypes heaped on the small-budget mainstream film.

The narrative starts off rather hesitantly with well-off orphan Sahil Oberoi (Vardhan) striking up an amour with fellow classmate Mitee Deora(Shivaleeka Oberoi), at a Hotel Management Institute. They claim to be in love but then Mitee is caught red-handed in compromising situations and Sahil is left reeling. Won’t go further into this intriguing story because that would be telling too much but …

#Commando3 #BollywoodFilmMovieReview #PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas Rating: * *

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Bollywood Film Review

Johnson Thomas

Not even steam left in this disappointing franchise instalment







Film: Commando 3

Cast: Vidyut Jamval, Adah Sharma, Angira Dhar, Gulshan Devaiah, Feryna Wazeir, Rajesh Tailang, Vicky Kadian, Abhilash Chaudhary, Sumeet Thakur, Mark Bennington, Atharva Vishwakarma

Director: Aditya Datt

Rating: * *

Runtime: 133 mins

Vipul Amrutlal Shah, Reliance Entertainment and Motion Picture Capital’s attempt to resurrect the success of Commando with this new franchise instalment, is rather uninspired and tame. Even with lead player Vidyut Jamwal’s phenomenal athleticism on show, this film fails to lift off –leave alone fly. The narrative has ace intelligence officer Karanveer Singh Dogra (Vidyut Jamwal) put to right some sexist, school-girl molesting akhada wrestlers before being called out to London to chase a mysterious terrorist head honcho (Gulshan Devaiah in studied scene stealing form) who has designs on Indian lives during the densely peopled Dusse…

#PicksAndPiques #JohnsonThomas #HollywoodFilmMovieReview #HotelMumbai #English #Hindi

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Hollywood Film Review
Johnson Thomas
A searing, quasi-fictional, testament of triumph over catastrophe
Film: Hotel Mumbai
Cast: Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Armie Hammer, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Anupam Kher, Amandeep Singh, Jason Isaacs, Suhail Nayyar, Vipin Sharma, Alex Pinder, Natasha Bordizzo, Yash Trivedi Director: Anthony Maras
Writer: John Collee, Anthony Maras
Rating: * * * ½
Runtime: 125 min.
A searing, quasi-fictional, testament of triumph over catastrophe





This film is a dramatic recreation of the act of real-life terrorism that struck Mumbai on 26/11, 2008 in the series of pre-planned, co-ordinated attacks in several locations in and around the Indian Financial capital, Mumbai. Director Anthony Maras and co-scriptwriter John Collee locates the major portion of the story in and around the Taj Mahal Palace fictionalising the account of personal tragedies replete with disaster-action movie treatment, in order to provide the bulwar…