It inspired protests and threats of violence in India, but “Padmaavat” is something of a bore: a 3-D epic with the depth of a children’s pop-up book.
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Kavi Raz’s film, based on the true story of Duleep Singh, never finds a rhythm or dramatic arc.
This Bollywood rom-com, directed by Shashank Khaitan, describes the growing pains of a gentleman whose fiancée teaches him to acknowledge her equality.
The “king of Bollywood” rarely plays the bad guy, but in this film he’s a criminal who’s also fighting corruption in 1980s and ’90s India.
The life of the captain of the winning 2011 World Cup team is recounted in this biopic from Neeraj Pandey.
Set in 2016 B.C., this Ashutosh Gowariker film is a standard epic adventure with music and romance.
Fists and feet fly in this movie with the usual grab bag of romance, comedy and drama, directed by Sabbir Khan and starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.
This film, directed by Shakun Batra, features comedy, drama, money troubles and at least one secret.
With a rawness that dovetails with the role, the newcomer Ritika Singh stars in this Bollywood film, with her coach played by the seasoned R. Madhavan.