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The Nun Movie Review

The Nun: Is it Conjuring 2 again?

The Nun is the fifth installment of Conjuring Series of gothic supernatural horror movies. But it is promoted as a spin-off of the 2016 movie The Conjuring 2.

Story of The Nun

A cloistered abbey in Romania witnesses a suicide by a young nun but there is a mystery surrounding this suicide.The Vatican decides to clear the mystery surrounding the untimely death of a nun and sends Father Burke, a Catholic priest, and a novice, Sister Irene, to investigate the matter. And what comes is a horrific tale of an unholy secret of the order. Both the father and the nun risk their lives but more than the life they risk their faith in investigating the mystery surrounding the suicide.

They brave the malevolent force that appears in the form of a demonic nun in the abbey. They want to run but their orders and their faith gives them the power to face the demon and uncover the truth behind the mysterious death of the nun.

Highlights of the movie

• The nun …

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Paltan Movie Review

Paltan: J.P. Dutta has developed a liking for making war movies

Paltan is J.P. Dutta’s third ambitious flick after Border (1990) and LOC Kargil (2003). This war drama is based on the real-life events of 1967 Nathu La and Cho La Clashes along the Sikkim border.

Story of Paltan

The Nathu La and Cho La clashes happened on 11 September and 1 October 1967 respectively. The People Liberation Army of China objected to Indian soldiers fencing Nathu La and opened fire when the Indian army continued fencing work despite fierce objections by their Chinese counterparts. In Cho La, the Chinese troops infiltrated into Indian-side of the borderwithout any provocation. The movie depicts the untold story of Chinese trespassing into the India side again and again and how Indian soldiers drove the Chinese away.

Highlights of the movie

  • The music as melodious as it was in Border
  • The movie has an impressive star cast including Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal and Sonu Sood and Esha Gupta, Sonal Chauhan and Monica Gill
  • The female characters have little role to play
  • The film was shot in the tough terrain of Ladakh
  • Real guns and bullets were used in suiting
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Kiradu Ka Mandir | Mystry Of Kiradu Ka Temple

Kuldhara in Jaisalmer and Bhangarh in Alwar are the three of the most mysterious places in the state of Rajasthan. The third place is Kiaradu Ka Mandir in Barmer district. Archaeologically it is a site of ruined temples but folks have a different story to tell.

What is the story of Kiradu Ka Mandir?

Popular as Khajuraho of Rajasthan, Kiradu temples attract lovebirds from across the globe but the visitors leave this place before dusk after hearing about the dark history of this place. Anyone who dares to stay there at night is stoned or killed. A stone structure of woman in Sihani village a short distance from Kiradu is the testimony to the folklore about Kiradu.

What is the curse of Kiradu?

Once upon a time, Kiradu was a populated village. One day a saint with his disciples landed in the village but was surprised by the cold shoulder attitude of the villagers. Only a potter woman showed some respect to the saint and his disciples.

The saint said that the villagers were behaving like stones hence they should be stoned. But he let the potter woman escape from his curse with the condition that she won’t look back …