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Ishqeria Movie Review

Ishqeria: Richa Chadda sees two films back-to-back in September

Ishqeria is a romantic drama of college love that blossoms in teenage but loses all its charm as the lovers mature. The movie shows how love matures and changes color. The story starts with college love that matures with marriage and culminates in divorce. But there is more to the story than meets the eyes.

Richa Chadda is playing a chirpy college girl Kuku in the movie and Neil Nitin Mukesh as Raghav is her love interest.

Story 

Crazy about Raghav, the most sought-after bachelor of her college, Kuku is always craving for his attention. It can’t be love but it looks like a situation where a girl wants to win over a boy simply because he is indifferent towards her. But here the love blossoms and the two meet to make an eternal bond. But their personalities remain just opposite to each other.

While Kuku is quite vocal, Raghav remains calm and maintains his cool in every situation. Their relationship culminates in marriage but the marriage isn’t consumed. Raghav loves Kuku but he wants her …

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Manto Movie Review

Manto: An honest effort to understand Manto

Manto is the story of Saadat Hasan Manto, a noted Pakistani author and playwright. Born in 1912 in a small village in Ludhiana, Punjab, British India, Manto died at an early age of 42 in Lahore, Pakistan. This movie is a tribute to the prolific writer born and brought up in India.

Story 

Saadat Hasan Manto is on top of his writing career in Mumbai when the news of partition and making of Pakistan breaks in. Unaware about the consequences of the partition, Manto keeps enjoying his association with his actor friends including Shyam Chadda and Ashok Kumar. He also allows his wife to attend her sister’s wedding in Lahore amid the uproar of partition.

Unaware about his Muslim identity, Manto remains unmoved by creation of Pakistan until his religion makes him a foe for his Hindu friends. Shaken by the harsh reality, Manto decides to leave for Pakistan to start a new life but it never starts. Pakistani law strangulates the writer in Manto resulting in him becoming an alcoholic. Finally Manto admits himself into a rehabilitation center in Lahore to get …

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Batti Gul Meter Chalu Movie Review

Batti Gul Meter Chalu: The courtroom drama of Shahid Kapoor

Batti Gul Meter Chalu is the story of three friends combined with the story of dismal electricity conditions and a total failure of the service in India. Director Shri Narayan Singh should be credited with making an issue-based movie out of a simple story.

Story 

Three childhood friends Sushil Kumar Pant a.k.a. S.K. (Shahid Kapoor), Lalita Nautiyal a.k.a. Nauti (Shraddha Kapoor), and Sundar Mohan Tripathi (Divyendu Sharma) have big dreams in their eyes but the destiny has something else for them. S.K. becomes a lawyer but instead of practicing law, he starts negotiating out-of-court-settlements to earn quick bucks; Nauti wants to become a top fashion designer and Tripathi opens his printing press. But they are joined with a common thread, electricity.

Faulty Electricity Bill 

Excited to run his press, Tripathi works hard to get orders and make clients but his electricity bill shatters his dreams. He receives a huge bill of 1.5 lakhs for consuming electricity and soon it increases to 54 lacks due to non-payment. Unable to correct the bill, Tripathi feels cheated and commits suicide. S.K. feels moved with the untimely demise of a childhood friend and decides …