Madhur Bhandarakar's latest offering Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji is a slice of life film about three men and their encounters with love. As the film releases today here's a look at other movies hitting the theatres.
Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji
Genre: Romantic comedy
Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
Cast: Ajay Devgn, Emran Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Shruti Hasan, Shazahn Padamese, Shraddha Das
Synopsis: Madhur Bhandarakar's latest offering is a slice of life film about three men and their encounters with love. Madhur for the first time explores the genre of romantic comedy within realistic parameters.
A listless Naren Ahuja (Ajay Devgn), well into his thirties and going through a divorce, falls in love with a vibrant and bubbly June Pinto (Shazahn Padamsee), who has just stepped out of her teens. Milind Kelkar (Omi Vaidya), a naive poet and an idealistic lover, falls for an ambitious and practical Gungun Sarkar (Shraddha Das) who is determined to follow her dreams and a charming casanova Abhay (Emraan Hashmi), starts feeling an alien emotion called love fwhen he feels increasingly drawn towards Nikki (Shruti Hassan), a modern girl who knows her wants and speaks her mind.
Struggling to cope with modern women and contemporary relationships, these three men go through a fun filled roller coaster ride of emotions with its constant highs and lows that usually accompany love. But will they succeed in their quest for happiness or love? Or does destiny have different plans for them? With its real characters and relatable situations, DTBHJ, takes a humourous look at love and the extent people will go to escape or attain it.
Paranormal Activity 2
Director: Tod Williams
Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat and Molly Ephraim
Synopsis: In 2006, a burglary takes place in Kristi and Dan Rey’s home. Every single room is trashed except for their infant son Hunter’s bedroom. Dan installs a number of security cameras in the house to find out about the break-ins.
The family starts to hear noises and see items fall or move on their own. Martine, the family housekeeper and nanny, believes evil spirits are the cause and attempts to cleanse the house of ‘evil spirits’, and Dan fires her after catching her burning sage.
Kristi talks about being tormented by a demon or unknown spirit when they were children. Dan’s daughter, Ali begins investigating the mysterious happenings. She discovers that on occasion, a human can make a deal with a demon for wealth or power by forfeiting the life of their first-born son. Ali also realises that until Hunter’s birth, there had been no male child born in Kristi and Katie’s family since the time of their great-great grandmother. The violence in the house continues to escalate, and Kristi is tormented further.
A security camera footage shows the basement door opening and a possessed Kristi walking through the living room. What unfolds further, is a series of events more sinister than before, wrecking the lives of Kristi and Dan’s family.
Director: Steve Antin
Cast: Cher, Christina Aguilera and Alan Cumming
Synopsis: Tess, a retired dancer and owner of The Burlesque Lounge, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. An added threat comes from a wealthy businessman’s quest to buy the spot. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by new-found friends amongst the theater’s crew, she manages to fulfil her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn thou-gh when Ali’s big voice makes her the main attraction of the revue.
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara
Synopsis: 127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?