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ART & CULTURE

 |  Aage Se Right  |  4-minute read
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Enough Drama: Why we don't need political commentary masquerading as a movie review

A film review ought to be about the technical aspects of the film, irrespective of who it is based on and what it glorifies.

ART & CULTURE

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Hyper nationalism, Narendra modi biopic, The Accidental Prime Minister, Uri the surgical strike

Cinema, in the time of nation (re)-building, has always been about taking a stand

Hyper-nationalism or screen politicking is certainly not new to Bollywood. So why are we debating it for 'The Accidental Prime Minister' or 'Uri'?

ART & CULTURE

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'Uri' and 'The Accidental PM' proved one thing. Film criticism has stooped the lowest today

Both these films have been bitterly criticised. But if 'Padmaavat' could enjoy what many called 'creative licence', what took that licence away from these two films?

VARIETY

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Manmohan Singh, LK Advani, Uri the surgical strike, The Accidental Prime Minister

LK Advani seen watching 'Uri': 5 reasons why the BJP veteran didn't make it to 'The Accidental Prime Minister' theatre

Was it Manmohan Singh? Or something else? A few surmises on why Advani, a known film buff who's been a movie reviewer himself, was spotted at an 'Uri' show!

ART & CULTURE

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Akshaye khanna, Sanjaya baru, The Accidental Prime Minister, Anupam Kher

The Accidental Prime Minister Review: Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna's movie is underwhelming

We are so not impressed by this amateurish film.

ART & CULTURE

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The 'Accidental Prime Minister' Movie Review: Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna star in an 'accidental' film

We're giving 'The Accidental Prime Minister' 1 star out of 5 — for effort. Watch 'Uri' instead.

VARIETY

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The Accidental Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Karan Johar, New bollywood

When Modi met Bollywood: What the industry's power picture with the Prime Minister proves

As Karan Johar wrote, Bollywood is now part of nation building. If the photo was a reflection of this, here's the nation we're meant to see.

VARIETY

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Uri the surgical strike, Thackeray, PM Narendra Modi, The Accidental Prime Minister

Bollywood lines up movies on political subjects: How this will add spice to 2019's electioneering

How much can reel-life portrayals influence real-life politics? Let’s wait and watch.

ART & CULTURE

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Akshay Khanna, Vivek oberoi, Narendra modi biopic, PM Narendra Modi

Why I am aghast by the casting of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and 'PM Narendra Modi'

When was the last time a film headlined by Vivek Oberoi or Anupam Kher worked at the box office?

POLITICS

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In protesting against 'The Accidental Prime Minister', the Congress seems to have forgotten what Manmohan Singh taught it

By calling for bans and boycotts, the Rahul Gandhi-led party must refrain from walking into the trap laid out by the BJP.