Short film review – Carbon – Rating 2 stars

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Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents ‘Carbon’, short film directed by Maitreyi Bajpai and Ramiz Ilham Khan. Set in 2067, Carbon takes on a subject of prime national importance focusing on the prevailing environmental issues in Delhi.

The short features Jaccky Bhagnani’s who plays a character of a man with an artificial heart , Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the role of a man from Mars, Yashpal Sharma plays character of Oxygen smuggler and Prachi Desai plays role of Pari

Review:

Although the film boasts of an excellent subject and some eloquent dialogues, the film falls flat in its execution, weak direction, low-production values and mismanaged directorial story-telling style. The blame for this experience totally lies at the hands of the directors Maitreyi Bajpai and Ramiz Ilham Khan. One does agree that short films have low budgets but then Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films has showcased excellent films always.

Right from the styling for this futuristic film to the inventions, the directors seem to have had a lackadaisical approach to even projecting the 50 years ahead period with some originality. I strongly believe it is the onus of the director to ensure the product is superior no matter what the budget is allocated to the film.

Jaccky Bhagnani shines out as an actor, he is the scene-stealer here. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is wasted in his character. Prachi Desai passes off with ease, but her styling is so archaic.

You will be amazed to see the revolvers which have been used in the futuristic era, not to mention the water gallons which have been used. If Pari is a robot, then why does she need to wear an oxygen mask?

A wonderful concept which has been totally mismanaged by the directors! Watch it truly for the magic created by Jaccky Bhagnani. He’s one actor who has saved the film!

Acting review – Jaccky Bhagnani – Short film ‘Carbon’ Rating 4 stars

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Jaccky Bhagnani has always been known as a producer’s son who has been launched by his father. On the acting front, it was his dancing that won him more accolades. Here he produces a film ‘Carbon’ which has been launched on the Royal Stags Long Short films YouTube channel.

One can’t help but notice the amazing transition in Jaccky as an actor. Not only has he matured and evolved but he has also held his mettle in the futuristic film. His restrained, self-contained and effective demeanor definitely makes it a must-watch. One also gets to see his chiseled body in one of the film scenes.

The actor-producer did confess that this venture didn’t have a business model in place and the intention was to give out a message about what we are in store for the future.

Great job, Jaccky…like they say….the best is yet to come. Thankfully, you have made a great beginning for the future. Maybe these are the kind of roles that will get you more accolades.

Watch Jaccky Bhagnani’s interview on the below mentioned link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exEWbei1WVk

Bollywood film review – VIP-2 Lalkar Rating – 2 stars Entertaining in parts

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By Aryeman

When you have a deadly combo of Dhanush and Kajol in the film, you are tempted to watch it. Somehow the film fails to impress you fully.

Dhanush is a joy to watch – he fights, he dances and one almost notices him going the Rajnikant way. The first half has some interesting moments which showcase Dhanush’s talent.

Kajol does stand out but her dubbing goes for a toss in some scenes. She is elaborately dressed-to-kill but the scenes do not give her character so much of a punch.

As usual, the second half drags a bit. The success, the winning and the ultimate patch-up in the climax are a let-down.

Overall, the film is a complete package for the masses. Somehow the combo does not have a volcanic effect!

Aparshakti Khuranna – The Latest King Of Komedy is here!

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By Aryeman Raj

If you loved him for his cheeky portrayal in Dangal, you will want to cuddle him after watch him in the Voot original “Yo Ke Hua Bro”. This Khuranna has carved a niche for himself with his mind-blowing comic timing, mesmerizing acting skills and his lovable persona. With this web series, he is more than just being the brother of Ayushman Khurana. And that’s a commendable feat which is a strong compliment for any actor.

Observing him closely at the event launch, Aparshakti Khuranna managed to charm all and gave immense respect to his Mom (I presume).

Bro, you have done a fantastic job and this is just the beginning. Like I said – The Latest King Of Komedy is here!

Keep rocking and making us laugh our guts out!

Web series review – VOOT Original “Yo Ke Hua Bro” Rating – 4.5 stars

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By Aryeman Raj

VOOT has always enamoured its audiences with unusual, original content. Their latest foray with “Yo Ke Hua Bro” is a laughathon which will keep you rolling off your seats. The characters are hilarious, the punchlines outstanding, the actors just too perfect.

It’s quite rare that you just keep watching a web series more than once. And that’s the niche that this web series has managed to do. The comic timings of the actors is just too perfect. So make sure you download VOOT if you haven’t done it so far.

 

“Yo Ke Hua Bro” has all the masala every Youngistan Indian wants to tickle the funny bone in him or her!

All about another VOOT Original “Yo Ke Hua Bro”

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Viacom 18’s video-on-demand streaming service VOOT is all set to launch its next VOOT Original – “Yo Ke Hua Bro”. Set in the heartland of Haryana, Yo Ke Hua Bro is an edgy comedy that brings to life the comic capers of the desi dumb and dumber!  The show is set to add a new shade of rustic humour to the diverse palette of VOOT Originals.  The show with the BROS’s Aparshakti Khuranna & Gaurav Pandey along with the divas Shamita Shetty and Ridhima Pandit is set to go live on August 18th, 2017 only on VOOT.

Set in Haryana where hormones are raging and the sex ratio is skewed we meet 2 ‘BROS’ who don’t yield results! Be it clearing their graduation, their entrance exams, landing a girl or even a date… this original series is full of moments that will make most bro’s go “Yo Ke Hua Bro”.  But the biggest Yo Ke Hua Bro moment is when these desi bro’s land themselves in a Kaand! Yes you heard that right! Boys in a kaand that will exemplify the male species! What is this scandal? Watch the show to find out more!

The show will see actors Aparshakti Khuranna (Famously known for his character in Dangal), Gaurav Pandey (critically acclaimed for his role in Badrinath Ki Dulhania) essay the roles of the 2 Bro’s.  The stunning divas Shamita Shetty and Ridhima Pandit will essay the roles of the sassy women who challenge the boys. In a special appearance will be the digital phenomena Sumeet Vyas, in a never see before role of a maverick cop.

Acting review – ARJUN RADHAKRISHNAN – Film Shreelancer

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Arjun Radhakrishnan deserves at 4 star for his performance!

ARJUN RADHAKRISHNAN will charm you out in his portrayal as the lead protagonist in the film Shreelancer. The efficiency with which he has handled and portrayed various emotions with such ease is truly commendable.

The subtle expression changes in most scenes are evident. As an audience, you will empathise with his character and that’s hitting the bull’s eye for an actor.

Great job Arjun, more projects to follow!

Film Review – Shreelancer Rating – 4 stars (Must watch)

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Low budget films always fail to evoke a thunderous response at the box-office. It’s only the word-of-mouth publicity which works in favour of the success of the film. Shreelancer is one such movie which needs to be appreciated for its treatment and the inspirational message at the end of the film.

Shreelancer – a must watch to bring the creative person out of YOU!

Shreelancer takes you through an interesting journey, well blended with stark naked locations which just zap you. The story-telling is effective, the acting flawless, the scenes have an amazing noveau touch which add brilliance to its narrative.

There’s not a moment of boredom which will sneak into your mind.

Writer Director Sandeep Mohan excels in every department with finesse. Every detail has been minutely looked into. A commendable job which should be applauded for sure!

Synopsis of Bollywood film “Shreelancer”

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Director, Sandeep Mohan & Tiranga Productions to release “Shreelancer” on 18th August

~Based on the story of a freelancer, the feature film is an adaptation of the people who are self-employed~

 

Director Sandeep Mohan’s next release, “Shreelancer” is a feature film starring Arjun Radhakrishnan (an actor known for his film “A White Feather”) in the lead along with a veteran theater artist Salmin Sheriff and Monica Mahendru. The film is produced by Giju John – Tiranga Productions Pvt. Ltd. and Sandeep Mohan and slated to hit the screens on 18th August 2017.

 

YouTube Trailer Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR_xi2CZ3kQ

 

The film has background score by Vivek Philip and features songs by Ankur Tewari, Prateek Kuhad, Andrew Sloman and Natalie Matos. The film features one of the popular Indie song, “Dil Beparvah” by Ankur Tewari and Prateek Kuhad

 

The film is looking to be one of the best adaptation of the people who are self-employed.

 

Shreelancer, a 98-minute feature film is the contemporary take on the life of a freelancer in today’s India. Shreelancer follows Arjun Radhakrishnan (Shree), a Bangalore based mid 20’s freelance copywriter who is battling with nagging self-doubts about his artistic abilities. Shree belongs to a Maharashtrian family from Belgaum. He does ads for small time ad agencies, but is quite frustrated that the world doesn’t seem to understand or respect freelancers. Unable to concentrate at home, he visits various cafes to find his peace and works from there. Addicted to his cellphone and the social media, Shree’s worldview is shaped by what he reads online, not having traveled much in the “real” world. As fate would have it, Shree gets an invitation to attend an all-expenses paid trip to a college friend’s wedding. And life as he knows it will never be the same again for Shree. The film highlights the journey of a freelancer, despite having a flexible schedule, they work on deadlines, love to take up all jobs and seldom say “No” to any assignment.

“Ziox Mobiles announces ‘Sushant Singh Rajput’ as its Brand Ambassador

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Speaking on the association, Sushant Singh Rajput said, “I have always known Ziox Mobiles to be an inspirational brand in terms of their persuasion to becomes India’s biggest mobile brand. I am happy to be associated with a brand which is very young, and has a journey that is very similar to mine. I love how this brand designs its products to suit every need of its customers and are constantly innovating themselves as I see myself doing that while working on a role. I look forward to being part of the Ziox Mobiles family and to contribute to its fascinating growth journey in India.

Panasonic launches the power packed Eluga A3 and A3 Pro Announces Bollywood Diva, Taapsee Pannu as its new Brand Ambassador for the Smartphone Business

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Reaffirming its commitment towards introducing new technology and fueling innovation in its Smartphone range, Panasonic India today launched the power packed Eluga A3 and A3 Pro and announced the appointment of Bollywood celebrity Taapsee Pannu as the new face for its Smartphone Business, in addition to Varun Dhawan, the existing brand ambassador. The company also unveiled its latest brand campaign– ‘So Much To Do’ for the new Eluga product series, allowing the user to do so much. Panasonic Eluga A3 and Eluga A3 Pro equipped with ARBO – the virtual assistant are priced at Rs. 11,290 and Rs. 12,790 respectively.

The smartphones were today launched in the capital in the presence of Mr. Manish Sharma, President & CEO, Panasonic India & South Asia, Vice President, Appliances Company and Executive Officer, Panasonic Corporation, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India and actor Taapsee Pannu.