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Express LOL: The tongue-in-cheek ‘Mardaani’ review

We thought it was a fun cop thriller. We thought it was a fun cop thriller.
Express LOL | New Delhi | Posted: August 23, 2014 1:05 pm | Updated: August 23, 2014 1:14 pm

‘Mardaani’ is not a ‘Kill Bill’, but it’s definitely a Kill Boredom. Great performances by known actors (Rani) and unknown actors alike lift the movie above a hundred ‘Dabangg-Singham’ clones, and we thought it was a fun cop thriller.

 Our Express LOL reporter met his regular share of celebs at the red carpet premiere. The first was the original woman-no-one-wanted-to-mess-with: Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi.
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Next up, he met someone more current: Ravi Shastri, and asked the Director of Team India for feedback on the Direction of Mardaani.
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Bollywood has had a recent fascination with police movies, and our reporter met the original – Chulbul Pandey – to get his thoughts on the latest.
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Finally, our reporter met with the star of the other big action movie at the weekend box office. Sylvester Stallone seemed pleased with Mardaani, though his expression gave nothing away.
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With a better last half, ‘Mardaani’ could have been a really good movie. It’s still a fun watch.
- by Anupama and Vinit for Laugh Out Loud Ventures

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