Haddi Review | Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Excellent in This Inconsistent and Flat Revenge Thriller

In Haddi, writer-director Akshat Ajay Sharma is trying to add juice to an old-fashioned revenge drama by creating a screenplay that goes back and forth to hide the central character’s past and motive. The problem is that this narrative experiment that unfolds in the movie’s first half almost makes the film flat and uninteresting. Even… Continue reading Haddi Review | Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Excellent in This Inconsistent and Flat Revenge Thriller

Heropanti 2

Towards the end of the movie Heropanti 2, there is a moment where director Ahmed Khan made Nawazuddin Siddiqui say the line, “What an actor! He should get an Oscar” about Tiger Shroff. The word audacity feels like an inferior one to describe the arrogant confidence of Ahmed Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala. Every week there… Continue reading Heropanti 2

Serious Men

Serious Men directed by Sudhir Mishra based on the book of the same name by Manu Joseph is a very engaging mix of black comedy and political reality. I haven’t read the book, so this review won’t have any comparisons with the source material. The Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer has this quality of consciously moving away… Continue reading Serious Men

Raat Akeli Hai

Raat Akeli Hai directed by Honey Trehan is a whodunit that isn’t completely surprising. Well, the trailer of the movie showed us an inspector Jatil Yadav who was completely clueless about the criminal. When it comes to the movie, that cluelessness is definitely there, but the excitement is slightly off. With the help of the… Continue reading Raat Akeli Hai


There is a sequence in the new Nawazuddin Siddiqui movie Ghoomketu featuring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha that sort of mocks the cheesiness in the typical mainstream Bollywood scripts. In that scene you can sense the satiric aspirations of the director Pushpendra Nath Misra and that should have been the core of this movie. But… Continue reading Ghoomketu