Udta Punjab: Spoiler Free Review

“Drugs di maa di!” You already know what’s in store when a film arrives with a tagline such as that one. But what you probably didn’t know is that Abhishek Chaubey’s vivaciously spirited visualization of the fast-moving drug scene in Punjab is nothing short of an appalling masterpiece – one that does not shy away…

Airlift: Movie Review

This Review was written by me for MTTN (Manipalthetalk.net) on January 22nd, 2016. No, this is not Argo. There, I said it! One question that has been bothering most ever since they saw the feature trailer. Airlift is its own film, a spellbinding story that gradually builds tension along the way, and one that never…

Nannaku Prematho: Telugu Film Review

This Review was written by me for MTTN (Manipalthetalk.net) on January 15th, 2016. Right when you walk into the theatre to watch Nannaku Prematho, you know you’re going to be subjected to a film thoroughly full of over-the-top action sequences, brimming with the humor, comedic overtones and formulaic plot that one has come to expect…

Star Wars – The Force Awakens: Review [Spoiler-free]

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… And you already know the rest. So here goes –  my spoiler free review of Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens which I wrote for MTTN (Manipalthetalk.net) back on December 24th, 2015…   No other movie in recent memory has had to feel the…