A look at the movies releasing today
It's a Chopra weekend as Shuddh Desi Romance, a desi romcom starring Parineeti Chopra and Zanjeer, a hard-core action flick, starring Priyanka Chopra are hitting theatres today.bollywood Updated: Sep 06, 2013 02:00 IST
Shuddh Desi Romance
Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra, Rishi Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor
Director: Maneesh Sharma
Synopsis: With love, attraction and commitment as its main ingredients, the film is an attempt to depict the love affairs of the modern generation. Sushant Singh Rajput plays the role of a casual boy-next-door, Raghu, and Parineeti Chopra plays the bold role of Gayatri - his lover. Newbie Vaani Kapoor plays Tara, who is also Raghu's lover. The love-triangle gets complicated when the lives of the three cross, their beliefs get challenged, and their love gets tested.
One Direction: This Is Us
Genre: Music documentary
Cast: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Jon Shone, Dan Richards, Sandy Beales, Josh Devine
Director: Morgan Spurlock
Synopsis: This Is Us is a 3D concert film on the boy band, One Direction. An intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon, the film is weaved with live concert footage, and tells the story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to fame - from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it's really like to be One Direction.
Genre: Action drama
Cast: Ram Charan Teja, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Prakash Raj
Director: Apoorva Lakhia
Synopsis: Zanjeer is the remake of the 1973 movie of the same name that starred actor Amitabh Bachchan. It tells the story of Vijay, an honest police officer, who is in charge of a case where the key eye witness Mala has seen a murder by Teja's gang. Teja is the head of an oil mafia operation and doesn't want Mala alive. Vijay manages to convince Mala to give a statement which makes the goons come after her. He gives her shelter in his house to protect here and soon realises that she is slowly becoming an important part of his life.
Cast: Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Dave Bautista
Director: David Twohy
Synopsis: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon, bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick, only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance.