Produced and written by Vishal Bharadwaj, and directed by Meghna Gulzar, Nyodda is
the fictional dramatization of the true life events revolving around
the Aarushi Talwar murder case investigation. The film boasts strong
performances from Neeraj Kabi as the father, Konkona Sen Sharma as the
mother, and Irrfan as the investigating officer. Tabu also makes a
special appearance in the film. The film is produced by the new Junglee
Pictures banner, and like most of his films, the music has been scored
by Bharadwaj himself, with lyrics by Gulzar.
the disappointment of Agent Vinod it looks like Shriram Raghavan is
back with vengeance. Judging by the trailer Badlapur takes us back to
the neo noir pulp zone of Johnny Gaddar, something fans of the film
sorely missed in his previous outing. Plus there's a bearded and a
badass Varun Dhavan to boot.
DIL DHADAKNE DO
Akhtar returns to her comfort zone - a large ensemble cast, big budget
and foreign locations. While her previous film took us on a road trip,
this time it's about a dysfunctional family on a cruise.
Navdeep Singh, the director of Manorama Six Feet Under had a tough time when his potentially awesome projects Basra and
the Punju wedding zombie comedy were canned. His latest is a fiery
horror thriller about a couple's road trip gone awry. The film stars
Anushka Sharma and is slated to be a pretty dark film, with a layer of
female empowerment folded in.
interesting desi filmmaking experiment, X starring Rajat Kapoor, is one
story with eleven segments directed by eleven different filmmakers -
including film critics Sudhish Kamath, Raja Sen, Pratim Dasgupta, and
filmmakers Q, Nalan Kumaraswamy, Sandeep Mohan, Suparn Verma, Hemant
Gaba, Rajshree Ojha, Anu Menon and Abhinav Tiwari. It opened to good
reviews at SAIFF and is slated to arrive in theaters soon.
long delayed period noir epic from Anurag Kashyap is bound to be a
massive film. With Ranbir Kapoor playing a boxer, Karan Johar in an
antagonistic' role, jazz based music from Amit Trivedi, Thelma
Schoonmaker editing the international version and the fact that Kashyap
is making a big budget film, it's impossible to not be excited about
delivering the refreshingly different and smaller scale Highway, Imtiaz
Ali returns to the big budget Tamasha, with two of the biggest stars in
the business - Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.
official entry to the Oscars, Liar's Dice stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and
Geetanjali Thapa as a tribal woman searching for her missing husband.
Writer-director Geetu Mohandas' debut film made some buzz at Sundance
and is slated to release sometime this year.
in a Day director Prashant Nair's Umrika scored the prestige of being
selected for Sundance 2015 for the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.
The film stars Life of Pi's Suraj Sharma as a young village boy who
discovers that his brother, long believed to be in America, has gone
missing, and begins to invent letters on his behalf to save their mother
from heartbreak. Liar's Dice was selected for the same section in the
previous year's Sundance.
Tanovic, the filmmaker behind the Oscar winning No Man's Land directs
Emraan Hashmi in a true story about a pharma exec in Pakistan uncovering
a major scandal involving baby formula. The film is co produced by
Anurag Kashyap and scored decent reviews at Toronto International Film
Festival in 2014.
Ship of Theseus director
Anand Gandhi's next is an interesting little period thriller with
elements of horror and fantasy and a mysterious haunted well. It's
co-directed by debutant Rahi Anil Barve who made the ultra-dark short
film Manjha earlier. Kiran Rao was earlier in talks to produce the film.
Behl's film got tremendous acclaim at the festival circuit in 2014, and
we'll finally get to see it this year. The film stars Ranvir Shorey and
is a drama-thriller that delves into patriarchal issues, freedom from
roots, and human cost of aspirations of a new India as seen through the
eyes of a family of car robbers.
DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHI
Bannerjee making a Byomkesh Bakshi thriller. With Yash Raj productions.
With Sushant Singh Rajput in the title role. Set in 1940's Kolkata.
That has Chinese gangsters. And death metal music. Sold.
Arun's Marathi film won a Crystal Bear from the Children's Jury and a
Special Mention from the International Jury at Berlin. It also received
rave reviews when it screened at the Mumbai Film Festival last year. The
film chronicles a young boy trying to cope with moving to a new home
after the loss of his father, scrambling for the connection he seems to
have lost with his mother.
Tamhane's debut has been widely acclaimed in the international festival
circuit and was often referred to as the best film that screened at the
2014 Mumbai Film Festival. The film makes a bitter statement against
India's justice system, delving into the dicey themes of power and
class, and the muck that lies in between.
Shankar's latest doesn't feature Rajinikanth but it does feature a ton of truly insane
visuals, absolutely bonkers stuntwork and Vikram in a gazillion different avatars.
Honorable Mention: MSG Messenger of God
Really don't need to explain anything here. The trailer
pretty much speaks for itself.
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