Category archives: Entertainment


Golmaal Again movie review: Rohit Shetty gives this mindless comedy brand new lease of life

If you are going to extend a franchise, then this is perhaps the right way to go about it. Eleven years after the first film Golmaal: Fun Unlimited released, Rohit Shetty and team put together the 150-minute-long fourth outing Golmaal Again. Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Tusshar Kapoor and Kunal Kemmu reunite with two new female leads – Parineeti Chopra and Tabu – in this ghost-comedy. Arshad Warsi, Tabu, […]


Machines movie review: Rahul Jain's documentary offers sharp comment on inequality, dehumanisation

Editor’s note: The 19th edition of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is finally here, and with it comes an unending list of critically acclaimed Indian and international films to watch. Some of these are submissions for the Oscars, while others are hitherto untold, hyperlocal stories. Firstpost will review the most promising of these films For approximately the first four-and-a-half minutes of this documentary, a camera tracks into machines and […]


Panchlait teaser 2017: Prem Modi's directorial might leave you with more questions than answers

Panchlait teaser 2017 The teaser of Prem Modi’s Panchlait has been released. The film is based on a story by Phanishwar Nath Renu, one of the pioneers of modern Hindi literature. Set in a small village in Bihar, the film brings back memories of the original story by aptly recreating the characters and the setting. Starring Amitosh Nagpal, Anuradha Mukherjee, Rajesh Sharma, Ravi Jhankal and Brijendra Kala among others, the […]


Tera Intezaar teaser: Sunny Leone, Arbaaz Khan pair up for the first time in this romantic thriller

Tera Intezaar teaser: The teaser of Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone starrer Tera Intezaar has released. A Raajeev Walia directorial, the film is touted to be a musical romantic thriller and shows Khan and Leone as star-crossed lovers. The film also stars Arya Babbar, Salil Ankola and Sudha Chandran. The lead actors began shooting for the thriller in Kutch and had shared pictures on their Twitter, too. Reports suggest that the film […]


Tumhari Sulu trailer: Vidya Balan's upcoming film is a look-good, feel-good entertainer

When was the last time you watched a trailer and kept beaming for the next hour-and-a-half? If you haven’t, then rest assured; the trailer of Vidya Balan’s upcoming film Tumhari Sulu is an absolute delight. The visuals, the texture, the performers, the soundtrack, and the situations make for a wholesome entertainer which reminds you of an old Hrishikesh Mukherjee or Basu Chatterjee film that revolved around real, ordinary middle-class people […]


Watch New Mutants trailer: The first scary X-Men film is here

If you ever wanted to see a cross between a superhero fare and a horror film, you are in luck. New Mutants is the latest in the long line of X-Men films, 11th to be precise. Like all X-Men films, it is based on Marvel’s comics but the director Josh Boone, otherwise known for directing The Fault in Our Stars, has added his own twist to it. There is a […]

Victoria and Abdul movie review: Intriguing and odd

Stephen Frears’ Victoria and Abdul, is a witty telling of the unlikely bond between the aged Queen Victoria of England, the Empress of India, and a commoner, Abdul Karim, whom she appoints as her Urdu teacher and whom she fondly addresses as Munshia. Based on “mostly” true facts, the film is drawn from the book penned by Sharbani Basu, which was inspired by volumes of the queen’s handwritten notes in Urdu […]


Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana trailer: Rajkummar Rao wants revenge after failing in love

Rajkummar Rao, whose next big screen outing is Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana, says he is not in a hurry to get married as he still feels like a child. He said, “I am not getting married in real life, so that’s why I am getting married in films. But there are times in films also where I don’t end up getting married. There is still so much time left for […]


Aval trailer: Forget It, Siddharth’s next is sure to scare the living daylights out of you

Siddharth’s upcoming film Aval is going to be a trilingual. The trailer of the Tamil version, also starring Andrea Jeremiah, was released Monday and the 2-minute video is intense and scary. The film is billed as a thriller-horror and is said to be inspired by true events. The sequences shown in the trailer are creepy, creative and promising. Siddharth and Andrea move into a house that stands in the backdrop […]


Padmavati trailer: Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh's film is all style, spectacle and intensity

The trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati, as expected, is high on style and spectacle. What is new is the trailer steers clear of any intimate scenes between Deepika Padukone’s titular character of Rani Padmini and Ranveer Singh’s character Alauddin Khilji. The romance between both these actors’ characters is what made Bhansali’s past two films – the 2013 romantic drama Goliyon Ki RasleelaRam-Leela and the 2015 period romance […]