Tag Archives: comedy

‘Dongata’ will unleash the best in Lakshmi Manchu: Director

Director Vamsi Krishna has all praise for producer and actress Lakshmi Manchu, for unleashing her best in their forthcoming Telugu comedy “Dongata”, a new film though the title is an old one. The last film with similar title was released more than 10 years ago with Soundarya. All the previous characters Lakshmi has played before have not portrayed her real ...

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US Studio Alchemy Buys ‘Meet the Patels’ TV Comedy Rights

Alchemy, an American movie studio, has acquired all North American rights to a new true-life romantic comedy “Meet the Patels” from an Indian-American brother-sister team in the US. Directed by the sibling team of Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel and produced by Janet Eckholm and Geeta V. Patel, “Meet the Patels” will receive a theatrical release in the ...

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Movie review: ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ Gives Relief from Routines

Cast: Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra; Director: Sharat Kataria; Rating: **** Review: Set in the early 90s, Prem Prakash Tiwari (Ayushmanm Khurana) from Haridwar, who runs a music library and spends most of his time in listening to Kumar Sanu is married to over-weight girl Sandhya (Bhumi Pednekar) against his wishes. While the beginning may remind us of many such ...

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Bandipotu Release: Comedy most difficult, under-rated genre, says producer

Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti, who is looking forward to the release of Telugu crime-comedy “Bandipotu”, says comedy is the most “difficult” and “underrated” genre to make films in. “Comedy is not an easy genre to make films in. I think it’s the most difficult and underrated genre. Even in the awards ceremony, seldom will you find a comedy film bagging ...

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‘Zed Plus’ Movie Review: A political satire that makes you laugh, cry and rejoice

By Subhash K. Jha Film: “Zed Plus”; Director: Chandraprakash Dwivedi; Cast: Adil Hussain and Mona Singh; Rating: **** This Prime Minister cannot speak Hindi. No, he is not female and of Italian origin. Played by the very authentic Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Mr. Prime Minister in Chandraprakash Dwiwedi’s heartwarming political satire, is a bearded, canny, suave and wily patriarch. Like many films ...

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Tamil Film ‘Thirudan Police’ Review: Comedy at its Peak, a thriller throughout

Film: “Thirudan Police”; Cast: Dinesh, Iyshwarya Rajesh, Rajesh, Rajendran, John Vijay, Bala Saravanan, Nithin Satya, Naren; Director: Caarthick Raju; Rating: ***1/2 Lately, it’s almost impossible to find a Tamil film without comedy. Even if someone makes a full length action film, you’re forced to laugh at a few places for reasons even the filmmaker can’t explain. But not all filmmakers ...

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‘Humshakals’ Set to Click at Box Office With Bipasha Row ?

Now that the exams season is over and students are looking for a weekend entertainment with friends, a comedy set for release on Friday, June 20 across India is bound to give the ongoing film ‘Holiday’ a tough challenge. Akshay-starrer “Holiday” made a total of Rs. 97 crore in its two weeks. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p><a href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Holiday&amp;src=hash“>#Holiday</a> [Week 2] Fri 4.40 ...

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TV News: Sunil Grover welcome on my show says Kapil Sharma

Mumbai, April 4 : Kapil Sharma, who is riding high on the success of his “Comedy Nights With Kapil” show, says if actor Sunil Grover decides to return, he will welcome him. Sunil made it big as Gutthi on “Comedy Nights With Kapil”, but quit the show and started his own “Mad In India” programme, in which he is seen ...

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‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ film review: Punjabi-centric but sure to charge up battery in all

Rating: **** Director: Ashima Chibber Producer: Ashish Patil Cast: Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty, Ram Kapoor, Prabal Panjabi and Ravi Kishan The story line is about a father-son duo and unfolds when the teenager son, Sameer, steals a Maruti car meant for his sister as her wedding gift, to impress a girl who prefers to call herself the Shakira of Chandigarh. ...

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