I Love NY is criminally unremarkable, says Nishi Tiwari. I Love NY opens with Sunny Deol’s (protagonist Randhir Singh) voiceover over snapshots of Chicago, who describes the city he resides in as mechanical, unimaginatively designed, mundane. Ironically, he does so in a manner that is passive aggressive in the sense that it conveys a secret pride in his internalised Indian-Americanism more than the intended weariness. One can blame it on Deol’s famously blasé dialogue ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Second Hand Husband is entertaining in parts, says Nishi Tiwari. Actor-singer Gippy Grewal had mentioned in an interview that he had attempted to make a content-driven comedy of Piku and Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ calibre in his debut Hindi film Second Hand Husband. Let’s just say that Second Hand Husband may not be poised to break box office records but it does succeed in delivering the funnies every once in a while in the course of its runtime.Also marking the Bollywood debut of ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago 'Second Hand Husband' Movie Review Roundup: Entertaining in Parts International Business Times India, 3 weeks ago
Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho takes off with a great premise but fails to realise its full potential, says Nishi Tiwari. Journalist-turned-filmmaker Vinod Kapri's debut feature Miss Tankapur Haazir Ho is a social satire replete with many amusing elements. The story of a young man accused of raping a buffalo and consequently being forced to marry it by the village panchayat is based on true events and that suitably piqued Kapri’s interest. Set in a village called Tanakpur in Uttarakhand, the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I don’t come across as a newcomer desperate to make it.' 'The day I feel that I don’t have anything interesting to do, I’ll be more than graceful to walk out and do something else.'Taapsee Pannu on what makes her tick in the film industry.Unlike many of her contemporaries who dabble in South and Hindi films simultaneously, Taapsee Pannu has gained more than moderate success in her five-year-old acting career. While she was seen in the critically acclaimed 2011 Telugu film ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Being a star kid was fun because I used to get a lot of attention. But sometimes, that brought me a lot of criticism like, ‘oh, she’s so snooty.'' 'People have their own notions about kids whose parents are famous but my upbringing was very normal.' Govinda's daughter Tina Ahuja talks to Nishi Tiwari/ Rediff.com ahead of her Bollywood debut.When Govinda was at the peak of his acting career, he'd often be talked about for his amusingly colour-coordinated clothes in his films, apart ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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