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Dil Bechara Review: Can’t Help Falling In Love With Movie & Sushant Singh Rajput

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Dil Bechara is a Hindi adaptation of John Green’s famous book novel, which was released in 2012, ‘The Fault In Our Stars,’ which was later produced in Hollywood in 2014 under the same name by Green’s Novel.

Dil Bechara is a love story of two youngsters based in Jamshedpur, Kizie Basu (Sanjana Sanghi), who is fighting against thyroid cancer, which now has affected her lungs and requires oxygen support all the time with her. Kizie has solid support from her parents in diagnosing this disease with the help of one of the top cancer specialist doctor.

Kizie is a girl who craves for a normal life just like any other girl at her age, she wants to be with good looking guys in the college, wants to have boyfriends, needs to bitch about other girls and live a happy life. But instead, she is attending the funeral of people she doesn’t know and is not friends with many people in her college.

Amid all this, she meets Immanuel Rajkumar Junior or Manny (Sushant Singh Rajput) first in the college and then at a cancer support group. He is a big fan of Rajnikant and is full of life, energetic, and has that flirt kind of nature in him. Kizie being a quiet, introverted nature, can’t deal with his dynamic and cockiness behavior. Whereas, Manny has a story of his own where he survived osteosarcoma, and his cancer is currently in remission.

Gradually, these two strike up a beautiful bond with their chemistry. Initially, Manny manages his way to enter Kizie’s heart. But Kizie tries to avoid this feeling due to her disease, which leaves him heartbroken, eventually. But, their chemistry evolves and grows by spending time on the bike around the city, they even shot a Bhojpuri movie together which is Manny’s best friend Jagdish Pandey (Sahil Vaid) dream to direct a film before he loses his eyesight due to cancer.

Kizie has a long-standing dream to meet her favorite musician Abhimanyu Vaid Veer (Saif Ali Khan) psst! Surprise. Manny decides to go all his way to fulfill her dream. She realizes she has fallen for him. However, poor Kizie doesn’t know a tragic twist awaits her in life, which you’ll come to know after watching what happens.

Review

So, all the characters played by actors are very promising, and it feels so true to its 100 per cent that one will get connected to the movie. However, the limelight of the stage is taken by those eyes filled with spark and charm in it and feels it has never left us is Sushant Singh Rajput’s character, Manny or Immanuel Rajkumar Junior.

Truly, Sushant’s presence in the movie right from it’s first frame to last is magical, and his acting is a masterpiece. He will make you laugh and cry both at the same time. On the other hand, Sanjana Sanghi, who made her debut in the leading role, gives a commendable and confident performance. The supporting cast, especially Swastika Mukherjee and Saswata Chatterjee as Kizie’s parents, are superb.

Sahil Vaid, who plays the role of Sushant’s close friend (Jagdish Pandey), was a surprise. He, too, will make you laugh and cry at the same time, and the cameo role done by Saif Ali Khan (Abhimanyu Vaid Veer) is amazing too.

The soundtrack composed by A.R Rahman and lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya is crafted with soulful and foot-tapping music, especially Taare Ginn and the title track Dil Bechara. The cinematography done by Satyajit Pande, especially those in Paris sequences were a feast to eyes.

Director Mukesh Chhabra and writers Suprotim Sengupta and Shashank Khaitan’s work portrays a beautiful narrative, the Bengali touch to the dialogues was also noticeable.

The movie will make you cry with a smile and on your face; leave your heart heavy with emotions; remind you about how commendable actor Sushant was, which justifies his legacy of work. Dil Bechara will always be remembered as Sushant’s swan song. Watch this movie simply to witness Sushant Singh Rajput’s last act–a brilliant one.

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‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare’ Trailer: Konkana And Bhumi Ready To break Stereotypes

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'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare' Trailer: Konkana And Bhum Ready To break Stereotypes

On September 4, 2020, Netflix came out with a movie trailer called “Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare” which is a journey of two sisters who basically don’t play by the rules set by society for them and navigate to their own freedom and happiness by making their own rules.

Story of two cousins, Dolly (Konkona Sen Sharma) and Kajal (Bhumi Pednekar) as they navigate their destination with twists and turns set by life for them to find a place in their world.

Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava who has worked with Ekta Kapoor previously in her last film Lipstick Under My Burkha; coming to this movie which showcases Dolly who is a middle-class working woman with a perfect family and her cousin Kajal who comes to the city with dreams and ambitions like any other to make a life.

While sharing the news of the trailer, Konkana mentioned on her social media handle as, ‘Kuch raaste galat nahi, sirf alag hote hain.’

Along with Bhumi and Konkona, Amol Parashar, Kubbra Sait, Vikrant Massey, Karan Kundra and Mushtaq Khan will be seen in the movie, and it is eyeing its release on September 18 only on Netflix as a part of its line-up of 17 new stories. The movie is produced by Balaji Telefilms a.k.a Ekta Kapoor and was premiered at the Busan International Film Festival last year.

Fans are very excited for Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare as there is no nepotism crap, breaking the stereotypes theme, Konkona coming back to screen after so long with a very quality star cast and a new story.

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Akshay Kumar Announces New Film: ‘Raksha Bandhan’. Shares First Poster

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On Monday, Akshay Kumar took to his social media and announced his next movie, ‘Raksha Bandhan’, which is directed by Aanand L Rai, who’s upcoming with his two more releases ‘Atrangi Re’ and ‘Haseen Dilruba.’ The movie will be produced by Colour Yellow Production & Cape Of Good Films, the film is written by Himanshu Sharma, who has written movies like Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu, Zero, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.

Akshay took to his Twitter and wrote: “ A story that touches your heart so deeply & so instantly, it’s the quickest I’ve signed a film in my career.” He dedicated this movie to his sister Alka with whom he shares a special bond as a brother.

Movie is likely to be released on November 5, 2021.

Along with Raksha Bandhan, Akshay will also be seen in Atrangi Re alongside Sara Ali Khan & Dhanush, which is also directed by Mr.Rai.

Akshay Kumar, soon will be flying to the United Kingdom, to start the shooting of his next action drama movie ‘Bellbottom’ along with the co-actors of the movie which includes Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta.

Apart from these, Akshay has four upcoming movies Laxmmi Bomb, Sooryavanshi, Prithviraj and Bachchan Pandey on its way.

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‘Shakuntala Devi’ Movie Review: A Warm Depiction Of An Extraordinary Woman

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Shakuntala Devi: A Warm Depiction Of An Extraordinary Woman

Warm, emotional, and at times, perhaps a little too sappy, ‘Shakuntala Devi’ is the depiction of an inspirational female role model and extraordinary mathematician who will forever be called ‘The human-computer.’

It also depicts the life of a Shakuntala Devi who was much more than just a gifted mathematician.

The viewers get an insight into the complicated life choices she had to make and the several other roles she’d played in her life- a mother, a wife and most importantly, a woman who was willing to go after what she wanted, irrespective of life’s circumstances.

Vidya Balan’s acting is delightful, and she beautifully depicts the complex titular character. She captures the attention of the viewer in every scene with her larger-than-life screen presence.

Sanya Malhotra, who plays Shakuntala’s daughter, does an equally admirable job.

Anu Menon’s fourth film does a fine job of balancing the ups and downs of the plot, which is told from the perspective of Anupama Banerji, Shakuntala’s daughter. She plays an important role in the film, with her journey being as significant to the storyline as that of her mother.

The first half of the film is mostly light and shows an enthusiastic, confident, and courageous Shakuntala, her various achievements in the field of mathematics and the feat of defeating one of the fastest computers of the day, which earned her the tag she is called to date- The human-computer. Her relationship with her parents is also explored slowly throughout the film.

The second half gets a little more serious and delves into her marriage with IAS officer, Paritosh Banerji, and her tumultuous relationship with their daughter, Anupama.

Certain scenes get a little draggy, like the emotional reconciliations of the mother-daughter duo but the message at the end makes it all worth it.

It addresses beautifully, the completely patriarchal view of a women’s achievements that existed back when a young Shakuntala had just started to harness her gift in the streets of London and continues to exist in a world that will forever mourn her loss.

The film portrays the journey of a woman who learned how to recognize her value and never let any such patriarchal stereotypes stand in the way of what she wanted. It is a fitting depiction of a great mathematician who dedicated her entire life to her passion and love for numbers and whose fundas continue to be taught in schools all over the world.

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