‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ is a short and sweet comedy that had the potential to be much more. A more thoughtful script and better character development could have really lifted the narrative.
'Chhapaak' is based on the real life story of acid attack survivor - Laxmi Agarwal. Laxmi was attacked when she was only 15 years old but she refused to be a victim.
Which is why, like me, people read reviews and check ratings before buying anything on the internet or booking a hotel. For Amazon, fake reviews have been a problem right from when it was founded. As per their findings, sellers used Facebook review groups with tens of thousands of incentivised reviewers who posted positive reviews on products.
Director, Milan Zaveri, who has co-written deplorable adult comedies, like ‘Masti’ and ‘Great Grand Masti’, and also directed films like ‘Mastizaade’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’, decides to exploit a tried and tested Bollywood formula to make this highly missable action film. Sidharth Malhotra plays Raghu, the right-hand man of a mafia don Anna (played by Nassar), who has a heart of gold, but having been born a “lawaaris” (orphan) has had no option but to live a life of violence. Raghu’s arch rival is Anna’s son, a vertically challenged Vishnu (Riteish Deshmukh).
After the phenomenal success of ‘Dangal’, Nitesh Tiwari is back with ‘Chhichhore’, a tale about friendship and the halcyon days of college, that is supposed to leave us with a longing and a lump in the throat.