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A look at the movies releasing this Friday

bollywood Updated: Aug 14, 2014 19:49 IST

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Rohit Shetty's Singham Returns, starring Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor, locks horns with Phillip Noyce's The Giver, starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. Who do you think will take home the prize?

Singham Returns

Genre: Action

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amole Gupte

Director: Rohit Shetty

The film, a sequel to the 2011 flick Singham, follows fearless cop Bajirao Singham, who returns to Mumbai as the DCP, Mumbai Police. The story begins when a police constable from Singham’s squad is found dead with a lot of money, and is charged of being corrupt. Singham begins to track a black marketer with tremendous influence in the political system. Guruji, a righteous politician and Singham’s teacher, intends to change the society for the better, but faces death threats from goons. Singham is now ready to roar again and fight these influential rogues in the system.

The Giver


Genre: Sci-fi drama

Director: Phillip Noyce

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Taylor Swift

The film, based on Lois Lowry’s book, tells the story of a perfect world. Everyo-ne here is happy. When Jonas is 12 years old, he’s chosen to be the community’s Receiver of Memories. He enters into training with an old man called The Giver. From him, Jonas learns about pain, sadness, war and all the unhappy truths of the "real" world. He quickly realises that his community is fake. Confronted with this reality, Jonas faces difficult choices about his life and his future.