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Movies releasing today
Hindustan Times
New Delhi, February 10, 2011
First Published: 19:19 IST(10/2/2011)
Last Updated: 01:20 IST(11/2/2011)

Akshay Kumar starrer Patiala House along with Ganesh Acharya's film Angel are some of the films the weekend has in store for you.

Patiala House
Genre:
Drama
Director: Nikhil Advani
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia
Synopsis: A second-generation Sikh in London, Parghat Singh Kahlon (Akshay Kumar) has been working at a corner store for several years. His once-cherished dream is now a forgotten thought as it was conflicting with his fathers’ aspirations for him.
He watches his father rule a house, a family, a community like he has for the last 25 years. He silently tolerates the snide remarks and insults passed by a younger generation. However, one girl changes all of that. She infuses in him, the strength to stand up for his dreams, inspite of his fathers’ opposition. He will finally summon the courage and start a movement that will shake the very foundations of Patiala House.

No Strings Attached
Genre:
Romantic comedy
Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Kline
Synopsis: Emma (Natalie Portman) is a successful doctor who works eighty hours a week and is not looking for a relationship. Adam (Ashton Kutcher) is an aspiring writer looking for a break working at a “gleeish” television show. The two have been acquai-ntances for long but decide to enter into a relationship with “no strings attached”, in other words no commitment, just sex. However, eventually the strings do get attached.

The Mechanic
Genre:
Action
Director: Simon West
Stars: Jason Statham, Ben Foster and Donald Sutherland
Synopsis: Arthur Bishop is a ‘mechanic’ - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It’s a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry is murdered, Bishop is anything but detached. His next assignment is self-imposed - he wants those responsible dead. His mission grows complicated when Harry’s son Steve approaches him with the same vengeful goal and a determination to learn Bishop’s trade.

Angel
Genre:
  Drama
Director: Ganesh Acharya
Stars:  Nilesh Sahay (Introducing), Maddalsa Sharma (Introducing) and Aruna Irani
Synopsis: In the film, two uncommon people meet in the most unusual way. The story is about a physically challenged girl and a young man trying to make their romance flourish despite several obstacles. The story revolves around their unusual romance that helps both of them overcome their handicaps.


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