Articles by Gayatri Gauri
Apr 18, 2018
Unfreedom movie review: This Netflix film starring Adil Hussain is a vicious assault on all sensesUnfreedom is ‘un’feeling in its relentless pursuit of shocking images. It is ‘un’faithful to storytelling. It is ‘un’palatable in its perversity.
Mar 29, 2018
Official CEOgiri season 2 review: Sumeet Vyas shines in an otherwise unrealistic, borderline soap sagaThere is no semblance of realistic office politics in the provocative Arre web series Official CEOgiri.
Mar 26, 2018
Family Time with Kapil Sharma has nothing new to offer, with predictable jibes, film promotions and a weary hostFamily Time with Kapil Sharma has the worst of ‘family’ (his extended family in Kiku Sharda and Chandan Parashar) and Kapil Sharma put together.
Mar 18, 2018
Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain: Mona Singh, Ronit Roy are miscast in this ALTBalaji extramarital love storyKehne Ko Humsafar Hain begins on a very rushed note of establishing Rohit and Ananya’s love and the natural conflict of his own family coming in the way.
Mar 12, 2018
The Remix review: Amazon Prime’s new reality show is a good mix of surprise and fun despite some bad singingAmazon Prime Original’s latest music reality show, The Remix, is a good mix of surprise and fun, despite some really bad singing — so bad that it will make you appreciate even Salman Khan’s besura “main hu hero tera”. Yet, this show simply rocks and how.
Feb 25, 2018
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat Season 2: This Ram Kapoor-Sakshi Tanwar series is more juvenile than a teenybopper storyKarr Le Tu Bhi Mahabbat 2 ends up being what Dilwale was to Kajol and Shahrukh: a famous on-screen chemistry without an interesting story or characters.
Feb 06, 2018
Haq Se review: Stunning visuals, slick direction make for a satisfying watch of this ALTBalaji seriesAfter a disappointing Bose: Dead/Alive and more watchable The Test Case, ALTBalaji finally delivers a better watch in its charming web series Haq Se.
Feb 02, 2018
The Test Case Review: Nimrat Kaur's sublime showing, writers' grasp of material make for an Indian army soap operaNimrat Kaur-starrer The Test Case attempts to reflect the change and the feminism wave but gets trapped in daily soap-like clichés, despite her sublime act
Jan 30, 2018
Bridget Jones's Diary writer Helen Fielding on why her awkward heroine is still a pop culture iconThree bestselling books and three hit films (starring Renée Zellweger) later, it's tempting to think that Bridget Jones and her creator Helen Fielding are one and the same person. But as is apparent within minutes of meeting Fielding, they're clearly not | #FirstCulture
Jan 26, 2018
Breathe review: While Madhavan is wasted in this poorly written show, Amit Sadh makes it worth a watchLet down entirely by its amateurish writing and direction, Breathe is just about watchable, thanks to Amit Sadh.