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WBRi Movie Review: DESI BOYZ (2011) – A "Mindless Entertainer" Taking Itself Too Seriously



Subah Hone Na De - A Hindi Film Song from Desi Boyz (2011)

[Desi Boyz Film Poster]Calcutta, Nov 28, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) In the mid-90s, director David Dhawan teamed up with Govinda to make a slew of funny and immensely successful films. While the critics kept on cribbing about the general low-brow nature of the humor in these movies, the general audience seemed to lap them up with glee. Indeed, Dhawan was hailed as the pioneer of the genre of ‘mindless entertainers.’ With ‘Desi Boyz’, the son of David, Rohit Dhawan marks his first foray into film direction. The results, however, are mixed, to put it politely.

‘Desi Boyz’ brings back the hit ‘Garam Masala’ jodi of Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. The success of the movie is crucial for them and particularly for Kumar, who has had a prolonged lean patch at the box-office. Chitrangada Singh, whom we so admired in the brilliant ‘Hazaron Khwaishen Aisi’, makes her full-scale mainstream debut with ‘Desi Boyz’, adding to the expectations and hype surrounding the movie.

The movie tells the story of ‘Nick’ (John Abraham), a successful MBA with a plush job and a gorgeous girlfriend ‘Radhika’ (Deepika Padukone) and ‘Jerry’ (Akshay Kumar), a man with little academic qualifications, but, as is the case with most leading men in Hindi movies, with a heart of gold. The two are best buddies, share a common apartment and John’s marriage with Deepika is on the horizon. What could possibly go wrong with this apparently rosy scenario? Well, almost everything can, for the year is 2009, the year of the global meltdown.

Birsa Dasgupta's Jani Dekha Hobe (Bengali, 2011) Film Premieres in Kolkata on Rupa Ganguly's Birthday

Premiere of Jani Dekha Hobe Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie

Indian Bengali Actress PAYEL SARKAR in Kolkata

Parambrata Chattopadhyay

Abir Chatterjee

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Premiere of Jani Dekha Hobe Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie

Calcutta, Nov 25, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) Friday, the 25th of November, saw the press meet and the premiere of the much-awaited Birsa Dasgupta movie ‘Jani Dekha Hobey’. Expectations from the movie are at the highest, especially with the director’s first film, ‘033’, being both critically and commercially successful and recently been screened at the 17th Kolkata Film Festival as well.

Read all about the event on WBRi.


2nd Digital Poster of Prateik Babbar - Amy Jackson Starrer Ek Diwana Tha (2012) Bollywood Hindi Movie

Fox Star India releases second poster of Ek Deewana Tha, Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, on YouTube

EK DIWANA THA (2012) Hi Quality Wallpaper Poster

Mumbai, Nov 26, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Fox Star India has released the second poster of Ek Deewana Tha, the much awaited Hindi remake of the Tamil movie Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya, directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, on YouTube.

The move starring Prateik and Amy Jackson has music composed by the Oscar winner maestro A.R Rahman.

Gautham Menon has praised the actors saying they are as good as Simbu and Trisha from the original. The movie is all set to hit theaters in January 2012.

Here’s the synopsis / story of and exclusive look at the Second Digital Poster of Ek Deewana Tha.



Arthur Christmas (Film Review)

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Dashing through the snow
in a one horse open sleigh
o’er the fields we go
laughing all the way…..

Happy Feet 2 (Film Review)

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When Happy Feet (2006) won the Academy awards for the best animated feature film of the year, we knew a sequel is sure to follow. Come 2011 and we got Happy Feet 2, a very happy film relating once again to the world of penguins.


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