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A look at the movies releasing today

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, July 04, 2013
First Published: 17:19 IST(4/7/2013) | Last Updated: 02:35 IST(5/7/2013)

Lootera
Genre: Romance-thriller
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Cast: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha
Synopsis: The year is 1953. A visiting archaeologist called Varun Shrivastav comes to Manikpur village in West Bengal to excavate the temple grounds of the local zamindar. With knowledge and experience beyond his young demeanour, Varun greatly impresses the zamindar and his family. Especially Pakhi, the zamindar’s feisty daughter, who finds herself irrevocably drawn towards him. But Varun isn’t all he seems on the surface. And, as the simmering attraction between him and Pakhi leads to a tender and deep love, he is forced to choose between her and his past. But soon, Varun disappears. Pakhi struggles to move on with her life, determined to forget him. But one day, he returns under the most extraordinary circumstances.

Policegiri
Genre: Action-drama
Director: KS Ravikumar
Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Prachi Desai, Prakash Raj, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Mukesh Tiwari, Manoj Joshi and Murali Sharma
Synopsis: The film is set against a police versus underworld backdrop in the small town of Nagapuram situated on the Maharashtra-Andhra Pradesh border. Sanjay Dutt plays DCP Rudra Aditya Devraj who doesn’t mind bending the law to bring criminals to justice. In order to restore peace to the town, he has to face Prakash Raj’s charcter, Nagori Subramaniyam. Nagori wields total control in the town thanks to his links with politicians. Prachi Desai plays Sehar, a software engineer who is in two minds about marrying Sanjay Dutt due to his good cop-bad cop persona.

Despicable Me 2
Genre: Animation
Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand and Ken Jeong
Synopsis: In the film, that is a sequel to the 2010 animated flick Despicable Me, Gru (Steve Carell ) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

The Lone Ranger
Genre: Action
Director: Gore Verbinski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter
Synopsis: Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice — taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes are forced to learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.

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