A look at movies releasing this Friday

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2014 18:46 IST

Raja Natwarlal, Identity Card, The November Man, Trip To Bhangarh, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Step Up All In will be in fray this Friday. Read this preview before you book your tickets.

Raja Natwarlal

Genre: Thriller, Revenge Drama

Director: : Kunal Deshmukh

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Kay Kay Menon

Synopsis: This is a story of Raja (Emraan) and Raghav, the two partners who travel all the way to Mumbai and earn their livelihood through cons. Their life takes a drastic turn when Raghav is ­murdered while committing a fraud and, thus, the primary aim of Raja’s life now is to take revenge for the murder. With the passage of time, he comes across Yogi, a man with an expert hand at such cons. It takes Raja a little while to convince Yogi to help him take revenge for Raghav’s death – Varda – an extremely rich and powerful man, who’s weakness is cricket. Raja and Yogi strategise to pull off one big con on Varda to bring him down. Will they succeed or will Varda crush them?

Identity Card


Genre: Social

Director: Rahat Kazmi

Cast: Tia Bajpai, Furqan Merchant, Vipin Sharma, Brijendra Kala, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Manini Mishra, Shoib Kazmi

Synopsis: Identity card is a story of a Delhi-based journalist who gets caught by a special task force on her assignment to Kashmir and how her life changes henceforth. The film also shows everyday hardships faced by the common man — issues of identities and parents with missing children. Towards the end, the story however presents the changing scenario of Jammu and Kashmir — with a practical yet feasible thought — rehabilitating those who have chosen the wrong path.

The November Man


Genre: Action Thriller

Director: Roger Donaldson

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich

Synopsis: The film deals with the world of international espionage, based on Bill Granger’s novel, There are No Spies, from the bestselling book series The November Man. Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) has been Code named The November Man. He is a highly trained ex-CIA agent, but has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. He is lured out of his retirement for one final mission and thus he must protect his important witness, Alice (Olga Kurylenko). He soon discovers the fact that this assignment marks him a target of his former friend and CIA protégé David.

Trip To Bhangarh


Genre: Horror

Director: Jitendra Pawar

Cast: Manish Choudhary, Vikram Koccher, Rohit Chaudhury, Rachit Behl, Vidushi Mehra, Piyush Raina, Poonam Pandey, Sudheer Rikhari, Suzanna Mukherjee

Synopsis: Trip to Bhangarh is a movie in which five friends meet at a college reunion party after years. Golu who eats and jokes a lot, Jai — a journalist and college favourite with the girls, Ashu — a sales executive, Jadooo — a photographer and flirt, Kavya — a female who’s a full-on tomboy and Prachi — Jai’s girlfriend. They discover a unique place in India named Bhangarh in Rajasthan which is haunted and has several stories of people having seen spirits. They do a little research on this place and all of them zero in on Bhangar has a place for a trip. The real horror unfolds when they begin have fun in the fort not realising what is in store for them.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Director: Jonathan Liebesman

Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner

Synopsis: This is a story of a group of mutated turtles who face off against a kingpin. The evil kingpin wants to take over New York City. But this is only up till four outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with a fearless reporter named April O’Neil and her cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city.

Step up All in


Genre: Dance Drama, Romance

Director: Trish Sie

Cast: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, Misha Gabriel, Adam Sevani, Alyson Stoner, Izabella Miko

Synopsis: The Mob (Sean’s dance crew) is brought by Sean to Los Angeles with dreams of making it big. However they don’t yield much luck. Following this, the Mob decides to pack their bags back to Miami except Sean, who decides to stay and gets to know of a big dance competition in LA. contract. Sean decides that he needs a new crew and approaches Moose. Together they form and troupe and when when they get to LA, they discover that The Mob is there too. Together they fight for victory.

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