Director: Anurag Kashyap
Cast: Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Rahul Bhat
Shalini (Kolhapure) is a middle-class housewife forced to stay at home by her second husband, police chief Shoumik (Roy). Kali, Shalini’s daughter from her first husband, Rahul (Bhat), goes missing after he leaves her in the car while tending to some work. The movie then takes off on the search for the missing child. Slightly disturbing, and with impeccable acting, it is gripping and dark. A must watch.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Cast: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma
When a stranger arrives in town, he quickly gains the reputation for startling innocence. But the questions that the mysterious PK (Khan) asks about religion, rituals and faith forces people to re-think their long-held assumptions—gaining him fast friends and powerful enemies. A story that ultimately boils down to the friendship between Jaggu (Sharma) and PK, it is neither preachy nor overbearing, and lives up to expectations.
Director: Magilzh Thirumeni
Cast: Arya, Hansika
Set in Goa, the film is about the efforts by the cops to ferret out the kingpin of a drug cartel. Its intelligent scripting, stylish and slick narration, and fast pace ensure an engaging action thriller. There are some glitches, but the positives outweigh the negatives. The technical crew and the ensemble cast of actors add adequate support. In a role tailormade for him, Arya looks cool and suave, and essays the role of undercover cop with elan.