Subhash K Jha

Brutally Basic Bollywood

Subhash K Jha is a film critic and movie expert.

Blackmail movie review: Irrfan Khan's film is wickedly funny

Blackmail movie review: Irrfan Khan's film is wickedly funny

Starcast: Irrfan, Kirti Kulhari, Arunodoy Singh, Divya Dutta, Praduman Singh, Anuja Sathe, Omi Vaidya Directed by Abhinay Deo Rating: ****(4 Stars)

Apr 6, 2018 - 06:52 AM IST
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'Missing' movie review: Who needs Meryl Streep when we have Tabu?

'Missing' movie review: Who needs Meryl Streep when we have Tabu?

That face is the map of the human heart. No one does it like Tabu. Not when she sets her heart to it.

Apr 6, 2018 - 06:48 AM IST
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There is a child in Salman Khan who has now put him in jail

Five years in prison. But wait. Are Salman Khan and his fans grieving? If the verdict in the blackbuck case was meant to shake Salman, then sorry, the shock treatment didn't work.

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:36 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Communalising Bollywood is absurd: Hey Ram, let Aamir Khan play Krishna

A tweet from a Frenchman has sparked off massive outrage in the Indian entertainment industry.

Mar 27, 2018 - 08:54 PM IST
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It seems Bollywood actors are not willing to tell the truth about their lives

Excerpts from Yasser Usman's biography of Sanjay Dutt have been slammed by Dutt who says he never authorized the biography.

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:39 PM IST
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Bollywood keeps quiet on wrongdoing by its own, this time it's Daler Mehndi

Hearing the deafening silence over Daler Mehndi's conviction from his colleagues from the music and entertainment industry I said to myself... There they go, closing ranks. 

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:45 PM IST
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Raid Movie Review : Ajay Devgn-Ileana D'Cruz starrer is a powerful film on combating corruption

Raid Movie Review : Ajay Devgn-Ileana D'Cruz starrer is a powerful film on combating corruption

Just when you think the Bollywood thriller is running out of steam there comes 'Raid', a film so taut and clenched, so caustic and brimming with political sarcasm that you wonder where was director

Mar 16, 2018 - 01:06 PM IST
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The rise and fall of Nawazuddin Siddiqui

In the decades that I've been following the careers of actors filmmakers and other architects of Indian cinema, I've seldom seen anyone change as drastically as Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:42 PM IST
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3 Storeys review: The film is a collage of endless sorrow & some joy

3 Storeys review: The film is a collage of endless sorrow & some joy

At one point in this three-storeyed plot, we see a kindly Muslim patriarchal shopkeeper offering verbal comfort to an abused wife.

Mar 10, 2018 - 07:07 AM IST
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Irrfan Khan has fallen ill at his peak, let us give him the privacy he needs

I've known Irrfan Khan from the time he didn't drop the Khan in his name. That happened after all the Khans began to be frisked ferociously at airports. Irrfan just called it quits one fine day.

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:43 PM IST
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