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FILM: Bewakoofiyaan DIRECTED BY: Nupur Ashtana GENRE: Comedy STAR CAST: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor Bewakoofiyaan - a contemporary slice of a life story, which changes fixed notions about relationships. Mohit is a marketing whiz kid vying for a step up the career ladder... Mayera - a financial brain with a penchant for shoes... They're a young middleclass corporate couple that's ambitious and likes the good life too. They work hard, they party hard. They're also passionately in love with each other. Their belief: You can live on love and fresh air... Their obstacle: Mayera's

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RELEASE DATE: FILM: Bhoothnath Returns DIRECTED BY: Nitesh Tiwari 11/04/2014 GENRE: Comedy/Drama STAR CAST: Boman Irani, Amitabh Bachchan, Parth Bhalerao

RELEASE DATE: 14/03/2014

wilful bureaucratic father V.K Sehgal. The obstinate old man believes that only a rich man can bring Mayera happiness and a mid-level executive like Mohit simply isn't good enough! Exactly how fragile are relationships in these times where consumer lifestyles dictate their very nature and intensity? Who gets the last laugh when recession strikes and the lack of money tests love... creditcard-junkies privatesector Mohit-Mayera; or safe-playing sarkari, V.K. Sehgal?


FILM: Ragini MMS-2 DIRECTED BY: Bhushan Patel GENRE: Thriller STAR CAST: Sunny Leone, Divya Dutta, Sandhya Mridul, Pravin Dabas

RELEASE DATE: 21/03/2014

The Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, returns to delight audiences of all ages as he returns to the silver screen in a lead role as his much loved, paranormal avatar makes a comeback in ‘Bhootnath Returns’. ‘Bhoothnath Returns’ takes Bhoothnath’s story forward as the paranormal character returns to ‘Bhoot World’, where he is greeted with taunts and condemnation from the other ghosts for bringing disrepute to the ghostcommunity for getting bullied by a kid on Earth.

Post the humiliation, Bhoothnath (Amitabh Bachchan) decides to redeem himself by returning to Earth to seek vengeance by scaring a bunch of kids. His search leads him to Akhrot (Parth Bhalerao), a kid from the slums who happens to be the only person who can see him. They agree to help each other but their friendship embroils them in a cause bigger than they had ever imagined. To move ahead, they will need to take on one of the country’s most powerful and corrupt

politicians, Bhau (Boman Irani). The Lok Sabha elections are nearing and Bhau’s victory is a mere formality, or is it? In a world where the common man is afraid of politics, will a common man’s ghost overcome his fear to stand up for what’s right and fight against injustice? Bhoothnath Returns is an entertaining tale of good against evil, weak against powerful, past against future.



Two years ago, a young couple set off for a naughty weekend at a friend's secluded farmhouse. What they didn't anticipate was the unimaginable horror that awaited them. Today, the story of the terrifying ghostly entity that manifested itself has become something of a legend. So, an enthusiastic young film crew arrives at the farmhouse to recreate these events for a movie. But before long, they discover for themselves the horrors that lie within its walls. Plagued by spooky and inexplicable events, the filmmakers soon find that they are trapped. Their only hope of escape is to destroy the evil spirits. And to do that, they must uncover the house's terrible history! Controversial star Sunny Leone takes the lead in this spinechilling sequel to the acclaimed 'Paranormal Activity'-style 2011 Bollywood found footage horror.

FILM: Chambaili RELEASE DATE: DIRECTED BY: Ismail Jilani 27/03/2014 GENRE: Drama STAR CAST: Khalid Ahmed, Shafqat Cheema, Mohammad Ehteshamuddin, Maira Khan, Saiqa Khayam, Ghulam Mohiuddin Thought-provoking political thriller 'Chambaili' tells the story of a small group of ordinary people revolting against corrupt politicians and challenging the status quo. Set in a fictional country resembling Pakistan, the film follows a group of friends who are torn between emigrating or staying to fight for change. Pushed to the brink by unjust leaders, they are left with no choice but to take matters into their own hands. The story revolves around a family, who lives in an area


where the majority of the houses are being bought by a political party. They are being forced to sell their house. The movie takes a turn when the family decides to stand up to guard their rights and their country and starts a hunger strike and a friend of the family is killed during their protest. It is then that a simple man evolves as a leader of ordinary people and becomes a threat to all the political figures of the nation.

FILM: 2 States DIRECTED BY: Abhishek Varman GENRE: Drama STAR CAST: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh

RELEASE DATE: 18/04/2014

A tall, erudite, Punjabi boy next door, aware of his reality, duty and ambition yet, lost in a distant world - as he hopes to become a writer someday. A writer, compassionate about the world around him... a world where he wants to make a difference with his words... without being preachy. Raised by an overbearing Punjabi mother and an alcoholic father, theonly reason Krish is home, is for his mother. They find the solace of a family with each other. He would not do anything against her wishes or do something that would hurt her. However, much to the chagrin of his mother, Krish falls in love with Ananya, a Tamilian girl, whose nonchalance over his caste or community and encouragement to pursue his dream to become a writer, wins him over. Krish knows his mother will not be happy with his choice of a 'Madrasan' and that Ananya's parents will not be forthcoming either. However insurmountable the task of overcoming the obstacles of the borders, states, communities and cultures... he will fight for his love... but will he succeed?


Asian Express National - April Edition 2014  
Asian Express National - April Edition 2014