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A look at the movies releasing today

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, November 01, 2012
First Published: 16:57 IST(1/11/2012) | Last Updated: 11:47 IST(2/11/2012)

Skyfall
Genre
: Thriller
Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris
Director: Sam Mendes
Synopsis: Daniel Craig is back as James Bond 007 in the 23rd installment in the Bond series. Bond and Eve Moneypenny assist on a mission in Turkey in which an MI6 operative has been killed. A computer hard drive gets stolen containing details of all NATO agents operating undercover in terrorist organisations. Bond and Moneypenny chase the assailant, in the process Bond is shot in the shoulder. He is posted as missing, presumed killed.

The head of MI6, M, comes under pressure to retire during a meeting with the chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. Soon, MI6 is hacked and an explosion occurs in the office. On hearing of the attack, Bond returns to London. Bond is sent to Shanghai, where it is known the mercenary will shortly arrive. There, begins the run-and-chase action.

Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana
Genre
: Comedy
Cast: Huma Qureshi and Kunal Kapoor
Director: Sameer Sharma
Synopsis: Omi Khurana’s London dream has just ended. On the run from a dangerous gangster who he owes money to, Omi returns to his native village in Punjab, pretending to be a well-heeled London lawyer. Much has changed since Omi ran away from home a decade back after stealing money from his doting grandfather, Darji. The old man has since become senile and most importantly, forgotten the secret recipe of ‘Chicken Khurana’ a dish that made the Khurana dhaba (restaurant) famous across Punjab. Omi’s childhood sweetheart, Harman is soon to be married to his cousin, Jeet, though neither seems too happy about it. Adding to the quirkiness of the Khurana family is a free loader uncle, Titu, who once did a stint at a mental asylum. Omi tries hard to cover his lies, as he attempts to recover the lost recipe of Chicken Khurana.

1920:Evil Returns
Genre
: Thriller
Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai and Vidya Malvade
Director: Bhushan Patel
Synopsis: Jaidev Varma, a famous poet, lives as a loner as he is unable to meet the love of his life. He stays with his sister Karuna, who is his support system until he meets Smruti, whom he finds near the lake under mysterious circumstances. Jaidev brings her home against the wishes of his sister, who senses something wrong with Smruti. Soon, Jaidev finds out that Smruti doesn’t remember anything from her past life.

Sons of Ram
Genre
: Animation
Director: Kushal Ruia
Synopsis: Surayavanshi Ram of Ayodhya, the greatest warrior king that ever lived, was forced to send his beloved wife Sita into exile. Unknown to Ram, far away in sage Valmiki’s Ashram, Sita is raising their twin sons, Luv and Kush. Though not aware of their royal lineage, the twins imbibe wisdom, compassion and combat skills that would put any royal prince to shame. Luv-Kush’s journey of discovery takes them from enchanted forests with mythical creatures, to the revered land of Ayodhya, the home of their fabled heroes. The film follows their adventures.

Ata Pata Laapata
Genre
: Musical satire
Cast: Rajpal Yadav, Om Puri, Vijay Raaz and Ashutosh Rana
Director: Rajpal Yadav
Synopsis: The film is a satire on the corrupt bureaucratic system which has deep roots not only in the governing stratum but also in our society. The film uses metaphors and musical odes to expose corruption in a common man’s life and brings forth the power struggle between the chair holders and contenders staking the welfare of the people and development of the nation. The story is revolves around a resident of Izzat Nagar, Manav Chaturvedi, whose house goes missing and he files an FIR. What follows is a roller coaster ride of confusion, political melodrama and more.

Main Krishna Hoon
Genre
: Drama-Animation
Cast: Juhi Chawla, Rajneesh Duggal and Misti Mukherjee
Director: Kushal Ruia
Synopsis: Main Krishna Hoon is an animation movie based on the tales of Lord Krishna and the movie has guest appearances by actors Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif.
The film follows the story of an orphan boy, named Krishna, who is unhappy about being alone in an orphanage. Juhi plays a bubbly owner of the orphanage. Krishna meets Lord Krishna

Future To Bright Hai Ji
Genre
: Drama
Cast: Aamir Bashir, Sonal Sehgal, Asraani, Badrul Islam, Manini Dey
Director: Sanjay Amar
Synopsis: The films deals with a couple aspiring to fly sky high, but are struck with the misfortune of the lower-middle class existence. The protagonist is an assistant writer in a TV serial and aspires to become an independent writer, his wife is a character artist in a serial hoping to be a star some day. The couple struggle hard to find their way to success but things don’t pan out well. One day, they visit an astrologer, who predicts that their future will turn bright in the next seven days. The wife has an affirm belief in the prediction made by the astrologer, but the husband constantly sniggers and is full of doubt about the prediction.

Trouble with the Curve
Genre
: Drama
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams
Director: Robert Lorenz
Synopsis: Gus Lobel, an aging Atlanta Braves baseball scout, is given one last assignment to prove his worth to the organisation, who see him as unable to adapt to changes in the business. His boss Pete asks Gus’s daughter Mickey to join him to make sure he’s okay, against Gus’s wishes. Together they scout a top new prospect. Mickey takes an active role in her father’s work to make up for his failing visi-on. Along the the way, Gus reconnects with Johnny, a rival team’s scout who has a history with him.

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