Monika Rawal Kukreja
Articles by Monika Rawal Kukreja

Lost movie review: Yami Gautam cannot save this ‘lost’ film

Lost movie review: Yami Gautam has slipped into a journalist's role quite comfortably but this film is beyond saving.

Yami Gautam in a still from Lost trailer.
Published on Feb 15, 2023 03:49 PM IST

Shiv Shastri Balboa review: It's never too late to fall in love with life

Shiv Shastri Balboa review: Anupam Kher and Neena Gupta anchor this warm tale about a retired man and a house help in US.

Anupam Kher and Neena Gupta in Shiv Shastri Balboa.
Published on Feb 09, 2023 07:22 PM IST

Almost Pyaar With DJ Mohabbat review: Anurag Kashyap brings a confused film

Almost Pyaar With DJ Mohabbat review: Anurag Kashyap's latest love story picks up too many issues, never fully exploring any.

Almost Pyaar With DJ Mohabbat: Alaya F and Karan Mehtra have double roles in the film.
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 01:36 PM IST

Faraaz review: Hansal Mehta's gut-wrenching tale of love and loss

Faraaz review: The film is a gut-wrenching tale coupled with some stellar performances. It's gruesome in parts and emotional at some places.

A still from Faraaz.
Published on Feb 03, 2023 07:24 AM IST

Pathaan movie review: SRK's comeback is high on action, low on logic

Pathaan movie review: Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone's actioner is worthy every penny even as it defies gravity and logic.

Pathaan movie review: Shah Rukh Khan returns to the movies after four years with Pathaan.
Published on Jan 25, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Mission Majnu movie review: Weak story makes you miss Sidharth's Shershaah charm

Mission Majnu movie review: Despite Sidharth Malhotra in top form the film's weak story ruins the overall experience.

Mission Majnu movie review: Sidharth Malhotra's charming performance is marred by a weak story.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 02:49 PM IST

Chhatriwali review: Rakul Preet Singh shines as she sets out to teach not preach

Chhatriwali movie review: Rakul Preet Singh is a true revelation as she plays a woman trying to change society's mind about safe sex and sex education.

Chhatriwali review: Rakul Preet Singh plays a woman determined to teach kids and adults about safe sex.
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 08:52 AM IST

Birthday Boy Sidharth Malhotra plays rapid fire, answers interesting fan questions

As the Shershah actor Sidharth Malhotra turns 38, here’s a special something to make his fans go ‘dil maange more’.

Actor Sidharth Malhotra takes some fan questions in a rapid fire round with HT City. (AFP)
Published on Jan 16, 2023 12:33 PM IST

Kuttey movie review: An entertaining, raw and wild tale of bloodthirsty people

Kuttey movie review: Being the first release of 2023, Kuttey doesn't disappoint. The film stars Tabu, Arjun Kapoor, Kumud Mishra, Konkona Sen Sharma, Radhika Madan, Naseeruddin Shah, Shardul Bhardwaj.

Kuttey movie review: Tabu, Arjun Kapoor, among others star in the Aasmaan Bhardwaj film.
Published on Jan 13, 2023 10:53 AM IST

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor to paps: Put a heart emoji, vada pav or bhajiya, but please don’t reveal Raha’s face

New parents Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor along with Neetu Kapoor, have requested paps for a no photo policy for their daughter Raha till the time she turns 2.

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor met paps for an informat chat at their residence Vaastu.
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 06:07 PM IST

Anupam Kher on having a great 2022: Box-office has become a bigger barometer than performance

Actor Anupam Kher, who had three commercially hits films — The Kashmir Files, Karthikeya 2 and Uunchai — in 2022, calls it the most successful year of his career.

Actor Anupam Kher had a phenomenal 2022 with three hit films -- The Kashmir Files, Karthikeya 2 and Uunchai. (Pic Credit: Aalok Soni)
Published on Dec 27, 2022 12:38 PM IST

Cirkus movie review: Rohit Shetty's brand of comedy touches a new low

Cirkus movie review: Rohit Shetty's latest film might just be his worst work yet. Starring Ranveer Singh in double role, it fails to employ even one of him properly.

Cirkus movie review: Ranveer Singh is terribly wasted in this film.
Published on Dec 23, 2022 04:19 PM IST

Govinda Naam Mera review: A brainless film that lacks comedy or thrills

Govinda Naam Mera review: Despite Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani and Bhumi Pednekar sticking to the brief, nothing could help a story and execution this bad.

Govinda Naam Mera movie review: Kiara Advani, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar in the film.
Published on Dec 16, 2022 12:05 PM IST

EXCLUSIVE | Sidharth Malhotra: I have never looked at film business as a factory to churn out new stories

Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is gearing for his next OTT film, Mission Majnu, admits that while the intent is to work constantly, and not have breaks, it doesn’t mean he will start choosing films for wrong reasons.

Sidharth Malhotra will next be seen in Mission Majnu that releases on Netflix on January 20, 2023.
Updated on Dec 13, 2022 10:10 AM IST

Taapsee Pannu: Can’t keep satisfying my personal ego of being called the best, highest paid or most versatile actor

Having done back-to-back thrillers, her latest being Blurr, actor Taapsee Pannu says her personal ego is very insignificant in front of a good script and she will continue to do good films irrespective of the genre they belong to or without worrying about slotting.

Actor Taapsee Pannu’s latest OTT release Blurr also marks her debut as a producer.
Published on Dec 11, 2022 10:29 PM IST

Salaam Venky review: Kajol's mother-son drama doesn't hit hard enough

Salaam Venky movie review: Kajol and Vishal Jethwa's film gets better in the second half but still cannot inspire too many emotional reactions.

Salaam Venky review: Kajol plays mother to Vishal Jethwa in the film.
Published on Dec 09, 2022 12:08 PM IST

Blurr movie review: Taapsee Pannu's tryst with dark and edgy thrillers continues

Blurr Movie review: Taapsee Pannu's first production venture is an exciting and fast-paced thriller-mystery, a genre she looks most comfortable in.

Blurr Movie review: Taapsee Pannu in a still from Blurr.
Published on Dec 09, 2022 08:54 AM IST

An Action Hero movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana packs a punch

An Action Hero movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat's hilarious and thrilling cat and mouse chase cannot be missed.

An Action Hero movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana in a still from the movie.
Published on Dec 02, 2022 03:03 PM IST

Freddy review: Kartik Aaryan brings his A-game to this spine-chilling thriller

Freddy review: At two hours 13 minutes, the Kartik Aaryan and Alaya F-starrer doesn't look stretched, neither it goes off track. Despite the story getting slightly predictable in the second half, the film manages to keep up with its pace.

Freddy review: Kartik Aaryan and Alaya F in the film's teaser.
Published on Dec 02, 2022 09:00 AM IST

India Lockdown review: High-on-emotions drama revisits horrors of the pandemic

India Lockdown review: The Madhur Bhandarkar film keeps things pretty much real without adding melodramatic twists and turns.

The poster of India Lockdown.
Published on Dec 02, 2022 06:48 AM IST

Bhediya movie review: Varun Dhawan-starrer is high on comedy and novelty

Bhediya movie review: The Amar Kaushik directorial is an immersive experience with intense but funny dialogues and clever writing. Bhediya stars Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Abhishek Bannerjee and Deepak Dobriyal, among others.

A still from Bhediya.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 09:20 AM IST

Kartik Aaryan excited for his grand closing act at IFFI: I am living the dream that I never want to end

Ahead of his grand closing act at IFFI, actor Kartik Aaryan calls it a ‘great way’ to usher in his birthday, which is on November 22.

Kartik Aaryan is performing the grand closing act at 53rd IFFI opening ceremony.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 01:43 AM IST

Drishyam 2 review: Ajay Devgn-starrer surprises you with intelligent twists

Drishyam 2 movie review: Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starrer ticks most of the boxes in the checklist of Bollywood audiences and makes for a great watch.

Drishyam 2 movie review: Ajay Devgn in a still from the film.
Published on Nov 18, 2022 09:15 AM IST

Monica O My Darling review: Tries too hard to impress

Monica O My Darling review: Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi, Radhika Apte's performances aren't enough to save this Vasan Bala thriller.

Monica O My Darling movie review: Rajkummar Rao in a still from the movie.
Published on Nov 12, 2022 07:03 AM IST

Uunchai movie review: A heartwarming tale of friendship and loss

Uunchai movie review: Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher's movie is warm and wholesome tale of true friendships.

Uunchai movie review: Boman Irani, Amitabh Bachchan and Anupam Kher in Uunchai.
Published on Nov 11, 2022 05:50 PM IST

Goodbye review: Amitabh Bachchan can't save insensitive family drama

Goodbye review: Talk of performances, Amitabh Bachchan takes the cake for his sheer sincerity, conviction and blending emotions so well in each scene. Rashmika, in her debut Hindi outing is decent and that's about it.

A still from Goodbye.
Updated on Oct 07, 2022 04:11 PM IST

Richa Chadha-Ali Fazal wedding: Exclusive details about food menu, decor and couple’s outfits

Actor Richa Chadha will create a mini-Delhi through her wedding food stalls and guests will be treated to famous Delhi delicacies at her sangeet and cocktail functions. More details...

Actors Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha are set to get married on October 6 in Mumbai.
Published on Sep 27, 2022 06:46 PM IST

Tejasswi Prakash on wedding plans with boyfriend Karan Kundrra: I don’t see a ring yet, let’s ask him

Actor Tejasswi Prakash says that Karan Kundrra’s presence in her life has massively changed her and she wishes that TejRan fans also love them as individuals and for the work they do.

Tejasswi Prakash and Karan Kundrra met on Bigg Boss 15 and are one of the most popular celebrity couples.
Published on Sep 18, 2022 09:53 PM IST

Brahmastra movie review: Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt light the screen on fire

Brahmastra movie review: Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are electric in this Ayan Mukerji spectacle. The film is a treat for long-waiting fans of Hindi cinema.

Brahmastra movie review: Ranbir Kapoor leads the cast in the first part of the movie.
Published on Sep 09, 2022 10:01 AM IST

Cuttputlli review: Akshay Kumar as a raw and real cop is refreshing

Cuttputlli review: The Ranjit Tewari directorial, which is a frame-by-frame remake of 2018 Tamil film Ratsasan, features Akshay Kumar as a cop and presents an intriguing murder mystery.

Akshay Kumar is refreshing as a cop in Cuttputlli.
Published on Sep 02, 2022 01:38 PM IST
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