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  • Jab Harry Met Sejal

    Jab Harry Met Sejal

    ★★

    Having read only terrible reviews, I had avoided this movie for a significantly long time until I happened to be bored enough to catch it on television.

    Jab Harry Met Sejal isn't terrible, but it really doesn't have much point. It's shot in some beautiful locales across Europe, and I enjoyed the way Sejal's character was written. Movies don't need to have a point every time, but if the idea is to learn something from the characters' journey, that seems…

  • Luck by Chance

    Luck by Chance

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Humourous with deep disturbing undertones about the Hindi Film Industry, Luck By Chance is the perfect ensemble film.

    Sona, a struggling actress tries to get a foothold in the industry by taking aid of B-Grade producer Aly Khan, and what he asks from her in return is what will form a base for the rest of the movie. The casting couch, compromise and immorality amongst other things are nothing new to the struggler or the viewer. But what we see…

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  • Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi...

    Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi...

    ★★

    At the time of release, Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi gained a lot of traction, a) for its music by Vishal-Shekhar (especially the song Musu Musu Haasi), and b) for introducing multiple newcomers including Rinke Khanna.

    The film seems to be written and made with very noble intentions. Unfortunately, story-wise, it is such a meandering mess that no amount of good will makes it watchable. If I recall correctly Rinke won a Filmfare Award for Best Debut when those were being…