Batla House Movie Review: A Sincere Misfire

What do we do with director Nikkhil Advani? The filmmaker’s oddly varied filmmaker consists of some of the most significant, defining and forgettable films of the last 15 years. From Kal Ho Naa Ho to the clutter-breaking D-Day (which remains one of...

Bharat Movie Review: Bhai Is Bland

Bharat is a strange, confused, inconsistent mess of a movie. The latest Ali Abbas Zafar-Salman Khan team-up after the memorable Sultan and unremarkable Tiger Zinda Hai, is the duo’s laziest film together. It’s essentially a few great scenes buried in 2 hours...

Student Of The Year 2 Movie Review: A Successful Distraction

Expectations are a funny thing. And the expectations attached to a film like Student Of The Year 2 couldn’t be lower. On face value SOTY2 represents the worst of many things coming together. The worst of the Dharma stable – soulless gloss...

Bollywood 2017 Music Round-Up

Every year among the onslaught of movies releases, we are presented with album after album which often go unappreciated. Too often the fate of the movie tends to leave its soundtrack forgotten as words like ‘hit’ or ‘flop’ take precedence over all...

Monthly Music Roundup – December and January

Tired of poring through album after album searching for new music? Put off by repetitive soundtracks which are essentially more of the same? Magic Of Bollywood brings you our Monthly Music Roundup, where we bring you a whistle-stop tour of the best of...

The Most Anticipated Tamil Movies of 2018

With a new year comes renewed hope and expectations. With a fresh cascade of exciting new releases set to hit theatres in 2018, we thought it best to compile our list of the upcoming movies, stars and directors which we’re looking forward to...

Bollywood In 2017: The Year’s Best Films

While ‘underwhelming’ seems to be the resounding legacy of 2017 at the movies with many condemning it as Bollywood in crisis, this writer maintains that it has also been one of the most game-changing years in recent times. 2017 will be remembered...