A look at the movies releasing today
Gangs of Wasseypur 2 has been voted more gripping than Part 1. The storyline of GOW 2 surges forth much faster as the new generation of gangsters, gun for each other with greater viciousness.
Teri Meri Kahaani
Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Neha Sharma, Prachi Desai
Director: Kunal Kohli
Synopsis: The film asks the universal question: Is it true that we’ll truly love one person
throughout our life and hope that fate makes us bump inot the same person in every life? The film takes us the journey a couple who have vowed to love each other in every life to follow. The story starts in 1960 Bombay with Govind and Ruksar, then moves to present times to 2012 England with Radha and Krish and then goes back in time to Punjab, 1910 with Aradhana and Javed. Can Javed and Aradhana still be together? Will true love prevail or will destiny take a different course?
Gangs of Wasseypur
Cast: Manoj Bajpai, Remma Sen, Huma Qureshi, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Synopsis: Sardar Khan aka Sultana Daku worked at Ramadhir Singh’s colliery, but spurs a revenge battle that passes on to generations. Later, Shahid’s son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father’s honour back, becoming the most feared man in Wasseypur. The film explores this revenge saga through the socio-political dynamic in the coal and scrap trade mafia of Wasseypur, Bihar, through the imprudence of a place obsessed with ‘Bollywood’ cinema. Wasseypur becomes the town that was once consumed by the raging war between Sardar Khan and Ramadhir Singh. It now has a new generation of money squandering lobbyists, turning into foolhardy gangs overnight.
Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly and Emma Thompson
Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman
Synopsis: Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have passed through generations across the rugged and mysterious highlands of Scotland. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin, surly Lord Macintosh and the cantankerous Lord Dingwall. Merida’s actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late. Brave promises to be a grand adventure full of memorable characters and humour to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages.
Street Dance 2
Director: Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Stars: George Sampson, Sofia Boutella and Tom Conti
Synopsis: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch. To beat the world’s best dance crew, Ash, along with new friend Eddie, sets off to gather the greatest street dancers from all over Europe. Along the way, he falls in love with the beautiful salsa dancer Eva in Paris. The film, that has been shot in location throughout Europe, including cities like London, Paris, Rome and Berlin, celebrates the beauty of street dance.