The comic punches in Dishkiyaoon are too few and far between, plot twists make little sense and are saddled with glaring loopholes, writes Nishi Tiwari. 'Is chharre ko pistol mein daal, trigger dabaa, kartoos banke niklega aur sabko phod daalega.’ This recurring dialogue from Harman Baweja-starrer Dishkiyaoon roughly translates to an underworld veteran claiming that his protégé is destined for greatness in the world of crime. Only, said greatness, like the point this film is ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The second episode ably shed some light on the lesser known side of police apathy -- another topical issue that has evoked nationwide anger lately.But did the topic fit in the show's format, asks Nishi Tiwari.'You can’t sleep at night if you've shot at a fleeing person in his back.' 'When a cop tortures a criminal, he is also torturing himself on some levels; their life is such that they need alcohol, medication and therapy to survive their jobs,' says a guest psychiatrist on the second ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Aamir Khan is back... and, once again, he does not hold back the punches. What did you think of Episode 2, Season 2, of Satyamev Jayate? What is your opinion about how the show presented a lesser-known side of the issue at hand -- the need for police reforms? Do you completely agree with the ideas put across by various experts on the show? Do you think the general masses can help change the sorry state of affairs? Join Nishi Tiwari as she discusses these issues right here, on ZaraBol, from ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts may have been cast as the star characters of the story – they earned Oscar nominations in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories respectively -- but it’s really the character actors who provide the most memorable moments in August Osage County, writes Nishi Tiwari. Happy families are all alike; unhappy families are unhappy in their own ways – Leo Tolstoy begins in Anna Karenina. In the case of the Westons, the unhappiness has ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I want the next film to be worth all the acceptance and praise The Lunchbox has brought me.' Nimrat Kaur hasn't signed her next film yet, but she's loving every minute of her exciting career so far. Nimrat Kaur shoots a cursory glance at the first part of her interview while chatting with Rediff readers and quips, "Now I can't buy a Jaguar ever."Sitting in a suburban Mumbai cafe, the actress-model is sipping coffee and making small talk as her fingers move diligently on the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'The roles I’m getting are of seductive divas and everything in the opposite direction of a jaded housewife trapped in a loveless marriage!' The Lunchbox actress Nimrat Kaur looks ahead. Nimrat Kaur looks nothing like Ila. The lonely housewife’s appearance in Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox looks neglected: she has unplucked eyebrows, wears old salwar kameezes, ties up her hair in a messy bunch, and has henna-ed nails. But Nimrat Kaur, who portrayed the character with admirable ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'We are bubbling with a lot of energy, both political and social... The fact that so many Indias exist within the boundaries of our country is very intriguing.' 'India needs to be a lot cleaner than it is right now. We need to respect our roads, and our public spaces,' says actress Nimrat Kaur in the concluding part of Rediff.com's special series -- What I love most about India. I love the current state India is in. We have seen so much development in the past 10, 15 years. We are being looked ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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