Shershaah Review | A war biography of courage and valour

NextWatch movie review Sheshaah

Today, we are going to review latest Bollywood Hindi film Shershaah. This is a story of Kargil war hero Paramveer Chakra awardee brave Indian soldier Captain Vikram Batra. Vishal Batra who is twin brother of Vikram Batra is narrating this story.

Vikram Batra is a lively person whose romantic college life to barevry in Kargil war is depicted in this film. A story of courage and valour where his yeh dil maange more attitude helps in re-capturing two important locations from enemy. Point 5140 and Point 4875. Captain Vikram Batra and Captain Sanjeev Jamval’s team re-captures point 5140 without any casualty. Point 4875 is now known as Batra point.

Vishnuvardhan Kulasekaran has directed this movie. Its his first Hindi film direction while he as directed many a Tamil movies before this. Sidharth Malhotra is performing double role in this film, one is a small role of Vishal Batra and another is of Captain Vikram Batra. Kiara Advani is performing role of Dimple Cheema who is Vikram’s college friend as well as love interest. Shiv Pandit is performing as Captain Sanjeev Jamval aka Jimmy. Nikitin Dheer is performing as role of Major Ajay Singh Jasrotia aka Jassi who saves six soldiers life during a heavy shelling. Sahil Vaid is performing Vikram’s childhood friend’s role as Sunny. Shataf Figar performing as Col. Yogesh Kumar Joshi.

In this patriotic environment of 15th August, you will surely like this film which is full of courage and valour and with motivations. This movie has awesome set of songs and it also wonderfully captures the scenic beauty of Kashmir.

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War

Toofaan Review | An Emotional Punch

NextWatch movie review Toofaan

Today, we are going to review latest Bollywood Hindi movie Toofaan. This is story about a boxer’s life struggles. How a local extortionist guy reaches to the national level championship of boxing sports.

Story starts with Dongri’s local goon Ajju bhai who is an orphan works for Jaffar bhai to extract extortion money. Once he watches a legendary boxes Muhammad Ali’s boxing video and which developes interests for boxing in him. In between he meets Dr Anaynya Prabhu who asks him what he wants to do in his life to be a local goon only or a respectable boxer Aziz Ali. With these inspirations he starts practicing for boxing under super coach Nana Prabhu and wins the state level championship.

Meanwhile Dr Ananya and Aziz Ali gets more closer and their friendship blossoms into love. Even there is wonderful song with title Ananya in this movie. Here comes first twist when Aziz Ali and coach Nana Prabhu gets to know that Aziz’s love intrest Ananya is Nana Prabhu’s daughter. These creates conflict between coach and boxer to the level of Hindu Muslim love jihad conflict which is depicted here.

In another twist Aziz Ali gets banned from boxing for 5 years due to match fixing. In this difficult situation Aziz gets married to Ananya and have 1 daughter and gets settled in life but his becoming champion boxer gets crashed.

What happens after 5 years. Does he gets another chance? Does the relationship between coach Nana Prabhu and Aziz Ali and Ananya Prabhu mends? And what happens to Aziz Ali’s dream of national level boxing champion? You can watch this movie on Amazon Prime Video.

Toofaan movie is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who is also performing a small role of IBF Secretary in this movie. Farhan Akhtar is performing role of as Aziz Ali aka Ajju Bhai aka “Toofaan”. Mrunal Thakur as Dr. Ananya Prabhu. Paresh Rawal as Coach Narayan “Nana” Prabhu. Sonali Kulkarni as Nana’s wife Sumati Prabhu. Vijay Raaz as Jaffar Bhai. Hussain Dalal as Munna. Darshan Kumar as Dharmesh Patil. Supriya Pathak as Sister D’souza. Mohan Agashe as Bala Kaka. Deven Khote as Merchant Sir. Gauri Phulka as Myra Sumati Aziz Ali who is Aziz & Ananya’s daughter. Gaganpreet Sharma as defending champion Boxer Prithvi Singh.

Overall Toofaan is a one time watch movie which is full of Bollywood masala and lots of emotions and litle stretched.

Genre: Boxing, Sports, Drama

The Tomorrow War Review | A time travel science fiction with aliens

The Tomorrow War

You must have seen the Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie Terminator where machine men comes from future to current world. This movie is just opposite of that where humans goes to future world from present world. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son in law Chris Pratt is performing main role in this movie. Interestingly it has one of the famous dialog also in this movie: “I will be back“.

The Tomorrow War is an American military science fiction movie with full of actions. It is a fantasy film where today’s humans are moved to future world for war against white spikes aliens army.
From 2051, humans comes with an urgent SOS message in current time like Dec 2022 for getting help in was with aliens which is about to destroy whole human race.

So for his daughter’s future, an Iraqi war veteran turned high school science teacher Dan Forester goes to future world to serve in war against aliens army. Here he mets her daughter Muri who is scientist. It is an interesting situation where both are almost of same age. Daughter knows evrything about her father while father dont know much about daughter. Muri and team has captured a female queen alien and they are trying to create a toxin from alien body sample to win this war.

Now you have to watch if present day people can win war against aliens in future world can save future future world?

The Tomorrow War is directed by Chris McKay. Chris Pratt is performing main role of Dan Forester. Yvonne Strahovski performing role of Dan’s daughter Muri in future world who is also a brilliant scientist aka Romeo Command. Ryan Kiera Armstrong is Dan’s curent world’s daughter Muri. J. K. Simmons perfoming role Dan’s father James Forester who has strange relationship with his son. Betty Gilpin performing role of Dan’s wife Emmy Forester. Sam Richardson performing role of comedian friend Charlie. Edwin Hodge is Dorian and Jasmine Mathews is performing role of Lt/ Hart whoc came from future with SOS message. Keith Powers as Major Greenwood. Theo Von as Dixon Hart. Mary Lynn Rajskub as Norah. Seychelle Gabriel as Sergeant Diaz. Mike Mitchell as Cowan.

The Tomorrow War has a good storyline and interesting concept. It has all the ingredients like time travel, science fiction, sound effects, visual effects, CGI animations, war with aliens and emotional bonding to keep you hooked up. In fact this movie could be a visual treat in big screens of theater but for now you can watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

Genre: Time Travel, Sci Fi, Aliens

Sherni Movie Review | An offbeat Jungle Ride with Vidya Balan

Vidya Vincent is a Divisional Forest Officer who just got posted in Madhya Pradesh’s jungle. A tense situation is going on in nearby villages due to terror of man eating tigress T12 in this jungle. Elections time is going on and GK Singh and PK Singh’s parties are taking benefit of tense situation for their election gains. There is immense pressure on Vidya to find the solution for tigress T12 and get it settled. One of the political party has hired private shooter Pintu bhaiya to hunt down T12.

Vidya, Hasaan Noorani and other forest guards wants to move tigress T12 away from villages and to nearby national park while political parties wants to hunt down T12 to gain support of voters. Pintu bhaiya wants to hunt down tigress to maintain his heritage pride.

Now in all these difficult situation, you have to see what happens to Sherni T12 and forest officer Vidya Vincent?

Sherni movie is directed by Amit Masurkar who has also directed Newton movie before this. Forest officer Vidya Vincent’s role is performed by Vidya Balan. Mukul Chadda is Vidya’s husband Pawan. Vijay Raaz performing role of zoology professor Hassan Noorani. Neeraj Kabi is an additional principal chief conservator forest (APCCF) Akhil Nangia. Sharat Saxena is Ranjan Rajhans aka shooter Pintu bhaiya. Brijendra Kala is performing role of Vidya’s boss Bansal. Ila Arun is Vidya’s mother in law. Ashwini Ladekar is performing role of female forest guard in Sherni movie. She is a software engineer and belongs to Sausar, Madhya Pradesh. Sampa Mandal is performing role of a villager in Sherni. Satyakam Anand is performing role of one of the politician PK Singh in movie Sherni.

Sherni movie is streaming on Amazon Prime Video in India. Vidya Balan’s last movie Shakuntala Devi was also released on Prime video only.

Sherni is not a regular Bollywood mainstream masala movie instead it is an interesting movie on offbeat topic. Characters are casted well and acting is good for all the actors. It easily depicts the day to day life and challenges of forest officers and guards. Rotten system and politics associated with forest and nearby villages. Sherni movie beautifully captures Madhya Pradesh’s jungle.

Second half of Sherni movie is little stretched. Many of the scenes looks like just filler and breaks the rhythm of movie. For e.g. showing Pintu bhaiya sleeping, brushing teeth, surprise visit of Vidya’s family in jungle are all unrequired content and could have been edited out.

Overall Sherni is realistic kind of movie which puts a question mark in your mind for current situation in forest. One of the interesting dialog from Sherni movie is “You could go to the forest 100 times and perhaps spot a tiger once, but be rest assured that the tiger has spotted you 99 times” and this clearly reflects who is infiltrating in whose region.

The Last Hour Web Series Season 1 Review in Hindi

A quick review in Hindi on latest Amazon original web series The Last Hour. The Last Hour is available on Amazon Prime Video. Its a thriller mystery drama web series with 8 episodes in season 1. 
Lead actors are Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Takapa, Shaylee Krishen, Shahana Goswami, Raima Sen.
Please watch review video to get more details.

Thank you for watching.