Archive for Suspense

Neerja Recommendation


The date was September 4, 1986; the location somewhere in the city of Karachi, Pakistan. Four terrorists, part of the Abu Nidal Organization, are busy assembling a bomb, checking their weapons, and changing into the uniforms of airport security officers. They join hands and pray for the success of their mission. If Allah answers their prayers, they will successfully hijack Pan Am flight #73, currently in flight from Mumbai. They plan to hold 361 passengers and 19 crew members hostage, and then force the pilot to fly to Cyprus demanding the release of imprisoned Abu Nidal members.

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Mardaani Recommendation

In honor of Rani Mukerji Chopra’s
birthday watch her tough cop “Mardaani”.



Children kidnapped for the world’s sex trade; the subject matter of ‘Mardaani‘ is an important one. India is the hub of child sex trafficking with nearly 40,000 kids abducted every year; 11,000 of who are never found. Meet Rani Mukerji as Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police Department. Shivani is devoted to her doctor husband, her niece Meera, and Pyari, a street girl whom she rescued and now pays for her education. Shivani is a female version of Ajay Devgan’s Singham; a righteous, incorruptible, and tough policeman. Rani Mukerji creates a policewoman that is equally powerful, but ‘Mardaani‘ has a deadly serious tone. » Read more..

Drishyam Review

drishyam-movie-review Ajay Devgan is Vijay, a small town businessman caught up in a web of lies and deceit in “Drishyam” (The Sight). Although he is an orphan with only a fourth grade education, through hard work Vijay has built a successful cable business. He is obsessed with watching movie after movie, many times staying at the office late into the night. Vijay references scenes in movies for help with real-life situations; such as, advising a couple on legal matters after he recalls a movie with a similar court scene. Every day, Vijay spends time in a café owned by Martin Uncle. There he often witnesses a corrupt police officer Gaitonde (Kamlesh Sawant) bully people out of their money. » Read more..

NH10 Recommendation

“NH10” is a gripping thriller, ripped from the headlines of modern day India. Meera (Anushka Sharma) and Arjun (Neil Bhoopalam), originally from Bangalore in South India, now live in Gurgaon in the North, a modern city bordering New Delhi. They are young professionals with a comfortable lifestyle. At a party with Arjun’s coworkers, Meera receives a call requesting her return to work. Meera leaves Arjun at the party to be driven home by a coworker and she heads out on her own. It is after midnight, and the streets are deserted.
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