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A look at the movies releasing today

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, October 25, 2012
First Published: 16:13 IST(25/10/2012) | Last Updated: 02:16 IST(26/10/2012)

While Chakravyuh saw a Dussehra release, two more Bollywood films Ajab Gazabb Love and Rush are hitting theatres this Friday. Hollywood lovers can treat on Paranormal Activity 4, Cloud Atlas and The Words.

Ajab Gazabb Love
Genre: Romantic comedy
Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Nidhi Subbaiah, Arjun Rampal, Arshad Warsi
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Synopsis: Heir to a billion-dollar automobile empire, Rajveer Grewal has it all — a loving family and a dream job designing cars. He falls head-over-heels in love with Madhuri, a strong advocate of social justice and equality. To his dismay, Rajveer learns that she hates rich people and will have nothing to do with a rich boy like him. Too woo her and win her love, Rajveer decides to give it all up and pretend to be really poor. A comedy of errors ensues as Rajveer and his family attempt to play poor slum-dwellers and in doing so turn into a dysfunctional bunch of over-the-top actors. While, they are busy trying hard to keep their ‘rich’ identity under wraps, there something that Madhuri, too, is hiding from Rajveer and his family.

Chakravyuh
Genre: Social drama
Director: Prakash Jha
Cast: Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Esha Gupta, Anjali Patil and Om Puri
Synopsis: There is a war raging in India. A war that isn’t being waged by outsiders. The youth of the country are rebelling against injustice, tyranny, exploitation and inequality. There is anger and deep social unrest. The countrymen are locked in an armed mutiny. With this scenario as backdrop, Chakravyuh showcases the story of six extraordinary characters, each with an all-consuming dream. A dream, that they will uphold above everything and everyone else.

Rush
Genre: Thriller
Director: Shamim Desai
Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Neha Dhupia and Sagarika Ghatge
Synopsis: Rush showcases the life of an acclaimed news reporter. His personal life and talk show are at the pinnacle of success. His show is always in the limelight for expose on politics and other underground activities in the city. But, soon his bosses find his show too controversial for primetime TV. An assignment offered by a media tycoon plunges him into a vortex of violence. Beneath the veneer of the enviable life of media, lays a truth that is shocking.


Paranormal Activity 4

Genre: Horror
Director: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Cast: Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively
Synopsis: The Paranormal Activity film series
continues with this fourth installment. The story begins five years after the mysterious disappearance of Katie and Hunter, where a suburban family witness strange events in their neighbourhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

The Words
Genre: Romantic drama
Director: Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid and Olivia Wilde
Synopsis: The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen, who achieves literary success after publishing a great novel. There’s only one catch — he didn’t write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the price that must be paid for stealing another man’s work.

Cloud Atlas
Genre: Drama
Director: Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer
Cast: Halle Berry, Tom Hanks and Hugh Grant
Synopsis: A multi-layered story of humankind in which the actions and consequences of our lives impact each other throughout the past, present and future as one soul is shaped from a murderer into a saviour and a single act of kindness inspires a revolution.



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