Loads of small budget films will have to fight it out with the much delayed Emraan Hashmi-Randeep Hooda-Kangana Ranaut-Sanjay Dutt starrer. So which ones should you watch and which one should you pass? Read on to find out...
Director: Rensil D'Silva
Star cast: Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Randeep Hooda, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi, Neil Bhoopalam, Arunoday Singh, Sanjay Dutt
Synopsis: Nikhil, Abhay, Maya, Goti and Kalim are five friends. They became friends when they met at a gym. When the friends find that the system is too corrupt to give them justice, they form a gang called Ungli. They kidnap and take government babus to task. They teach a lesson to the Head of the RTO. They shame the Head of the BMC. And they even take on the might of the police.They do all this in a manner which makes fun of these departments and officials. However, the Police Commissioner is not amused. He is being pressurised by the Chief Minister and the Government to put an end to these vigilantes who have taken the law into their own hands. ACP Kale takes on the case and begins to track down Ungli Gang.
Why should you watch: The film will be the first time Karan Johar will be seen working with actors like Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut and others. Also fans of Sanjay Dutt will be awaiting the release of this film with bated breath. All of these will definitely make this a must watch.
Director: Chandra Prakash Dwivedi
Star cast: Adil Hussain, Mona Singh, Mukesh Tiwari, Sanjay Mishra, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rahul Singh, Shivani Tanksale, K. K. Raina, Ekavali Khanna, Dr Anil Rastogi
Synopsis: The story is set in contemporary India in a small town of Rajasthan. A coalition Government, troubled by corruption and communalism, is on the verge of collapsing due to fights within the coalition partners. All the ministers are making efforts to save the Government, but still it appears that the Government will fall. In this time of political crisis the Prime Minister gets a call from one of his coalition partners who offers him the “perfect solution”. The solution is that Prime Minister should visit a Dargah popularly known as Peepal Wale Peer Ki Dargah in Fatehpur - a small town of Rajasthan. Prime Minister should offer a “chaddar” and bow his head in respect of the Peer and the Government would be saved. Will a Prime Minister, fighting communalism, visit a Dargah to save his Government? Having exhausted all options, the Prime Minister decides to pay a visit to Peepal Wale Peer Ki Dargah in Fatehpur. Suddenly a sleeping town wakes up to welcome the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister visits the Peepal Wale Peer Ki Dargah and “Luck by Chance” he meets a puncturewala – Aslam. The highest authority of the country meets the lowest denominator of the society. Some strange conversation follows between a Prime Minister and a puncturewala and entire nation is surprised to learn that a puncturewala has been given Zed security by the Prime Minister! What follows is a unique story of a common man with Zed security.
Why should you watch: The film will be another political satire. Audiences have always loved watching political satires in India, whether it was Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami or Phas Gaya Re Obama or Tere Bin Laden. The film will also star the stellar performer Adil Hussain who has been previously seen in films like Life Of Pi, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and English Vinglish. Also Mona Singh is back in films after a long time. So it will be great to watch the film.
Director: Vivek Agnihotri
Star cast: Karanvir Sharma, Mannara, Shraddha Das
Synopsis: Karanvir plays the role of Rohan and Mannara as Maya. Shraddha Das also is a part of the movie. Rohan is a crime reporter who gets a chance to stay with girl called Maya in an outhouse, when working on an assignment. They both immediately get attracted to each other. Maya decides to express her feelings to Rohan, while he isn't serious about her. After finding about Rohan's real side, Maya is shattered. The other girl here is played by Shraddha Das. However, she is so obsessed with him that she decides not to leave him. What happens next is something that viewers should wait until the movie gets released!
Why should you watch: Mannara is Priyanka Chopra's cousin and PC has been saying a lot of good things about the film. Also Shraddha Das has done some really good films in the past like Lahore, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji and others. All these make this movie a must watch.
Director: Amit Masurkar
Star cast: Naveen Kasturia, Mayank Tewari, Aditi Vasudev, Karan Mirchandani, Krishna Singh Bisht, Rukshana Tabassum, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Razak Khan, Rohini Ramanathan
Synopsis: This is a Bromantic Comedy about two struggling writers who peddle their mediocre screenplay, Sulemani Keeda in Bollywood. Perenially hungry and horny, they lie, drink, hit on unsuspecting girls in bookshops and attend poetry readings where they read their vulgar verses. Things look bright when they meet a wannabe auteur, Gonzo Kapoor who wants to make a film inspired by Tarkovski. Gonzo gives them three days to come up with a great idea. When one of them falls in love with a bohemian photographer who is leaving India in three days, he is faced with a choice- whether to co-write a film he doesn't believe in or woo the girl he has fallen in love with.
Why should you watch: The film is jointly produced by TVF group. It's their first attempt at the 70 mm and by the trailer and the storyline it seems to be a great start. The film will have some stellar performances and would also have a very quirky plot. Being made by TVF, you can rest assured that you will be entertained to the core. All of these make this a must watch for the weekend.
So audiences, go ahead and take your pick this week.
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