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Uri: The Vicky Kaushal starrer gets it right as long as the drama is on the battleground

Uri is definitely one of the most stylish and stunningly shot mission-based Indian films. It stands out for its superbly executed combat scenes.

Rani Mukerji and the worst advice to end the year of #MeToo

Rani Mukerji was the Messiah we all needed at the roundtable. Living in an ideal world, she believes that "back off" would end all instances of sexual assaults. The actor's optimism was both enviable and absurd.

Did the entertaining Bigg Boss 11 kill Bigg Boss 12’s chances?

Expectations were riding high after fans enjoyed the blockbuster season 11. There was so much to look forward in each episode last time. And in season 12, you don't even want to catch up on the episodes, in case you miss it.

Bigg Boss 12: It better end without a winner!

At a time when I would have been rooting for my favourite Bigg Boss contestant and worrying about the withdrawal symptoms, I feel none of the remaining contestants really deserve to lift the winner's trophy.  

Zero tries really hard but fails miserably

Zero begins well with two differently abled characters, played by Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, celebrating life. But the Aanand L Rai film soon begins to falter. It suffers heavily from so many things including a weak and predictable screenplay.

Zero: A dozen of cameos, and all of them wasted

Zero has a dozen Bollywood stars, like Deepika, Alia and Kajol among others, making cameos. While the film marks the last screen appearance of Sridevi, Salman in "Issaqbaazi" is the most memorable. Other actors like Abhay Deol and R Madhavan are wasted in this Aanand L Rai directorial.

Zero: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Katrina Kaif try to save a sinking ship. They fail!

Tigmanshu is a talented man, Zeeshan has always given his everything to his characters, these takeaways from Zero are important and should be noted. But they are not surprising, not to me at least. But Katrina Kaif's portrayal of the diva Babita is.

Vijay’s Sarkar: Same hero, different game

The character arc and traits of CEO Sundar Ramaswamy in Sarkar are not very different from Major Jagadish Dhanapal in Thuppakki and convict Kathiresan in Kaththi.

Katrina Kaif might not be the best actor, but she sure knows how to mesmerise her audience

Katrina Kaif is definitely a hard working woman and while we might not have been impressed with her acting abilities or her inability to speak Hindi while working in Hindi films, we sure can't look away when she breaks into a dance number on screen.

Radha Ravi’s anti-MeToo speech reeks of male chauvinism

Radha Ravi doubled down on his attack against women recounting their traumatic experiences by accusing victims of being an accomplice in such crimes.

Netflix addiction: Press Pause

Entertaining ourselves to madness. Human beings are not machines. Binge watching isn’t wild debauchery. Of all the vices it’s possible to succumb to — drugs, alcohol, even copious amounts of food — Netflix is, by far the least problematic.

Tabu is the Indian Meryl Streep and her film roles do not disagree

While female actors are often caught saying that they would want a career graph like Meryl Streep's, Tabu's career back home is the closest in terms of distinct career choices that has made her presence relevant through the decades.