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HindustanTimes Sun,26 Oct 2014

A look at the movies releasing on Friday

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 27, 2014
First Published: 19:33 IST(27/3/2014) | Last Updated: 19:38 IST(28/3/2014)

O Teri
Genre:
Comedy
Director: Umesh Bhisht
Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Sarah Jane Dias, Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz
Synopsis: Prantabh Pratap (PP) and Anand Ishvaram Devadutt Subramanium (AIDS, in short) are ordinary journalists doing ordinary stories, facing regular pressures of life, when a quirky turn of events changes their lives. A mix of non-heroic and therefore relatable heroes, O Teri is a believable and satirical look at what our country has become, as seen from the eyes of today’s youth. It speaks their lingo and reflects their thought processes. Set in Delhi — the political powerhouse of the country — the film tracks the lives of these two journalists, as they uncover a scoop.

Youngistaan
Genre: Drama
Director: Syed Ahmad Afzal
Cast: Jackky Bhagnani,  Neha Sharma, Kayoze Irani Synopsis: The film is essentially a love story set in the backdrop of Indian politics. The film tracks Abhimanyu Kaul — a video games developer, living in Japan with his girlfriend Anwita Chauhan. Their life faces the test of time when blood ties and the pressure of being born into the first family of India tears Abhimanyu between his love for Anwita and the promise he made to his dying father, the Prime Minister of India. Being a public figure by reluctantly accepting to represent the party, and putting his privacy on the line, is a double-edged sword that Abhimanyu faces.

Dishkiyaoon
Genre: Action
Director: Sanamjit Singh Talwar
Cast: Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja, Ayesha Khanna, Aditya Pancholi
Synopsis: Born in an upper middle-class society, Vicky had no mother and his father had no time for him. The cold loneliness of his world left him weak and tainted from within. Absence of love and care pushes Vicky to find acceptance in other places. One such place was just a road away from his plush apartment — the ‘gangster land’. Vicky finds love and acceptance in a place where bullets don’t warn before firing. Interpersonal relationships are complex, and situations are twisted. Ambitions break free, as Vicky sets his eyes for the top spot in gangster land.

Station
Genre:
Crime-thriller
Director: Saad Khan
Cast: Kanika Batra, Gulshan Grover, Rohiet Nair and Vibhinta Verma
Synopsis: The film is a fast-paced crime thriller that revolves around three ‘psychotic’ assassins, who are sent to carry out a job in a waiting room at a deserted railway station. What happens next forms the suspense in the narrative. Several questions loom large — Will these assassins be able to finish the job that they had come to do or will things go awfully wrong? The events that unfold eventually, form the rest of the story.

Noah
Genre:
Drama-adventure
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth and Nick Nolte
Synopsis: Famed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky brings the story of Noah’s Ark to the big screen with this religious drama. The film revolves around a man who is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue, before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. Oscar-nominated actor Russell Crowe plays the titular role in the film.

Sabotage
Genre:
Action
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello and Josh Holloway
Synopsis: In Sabotage, Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world’s deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think that their work is done — until one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to get eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone becomes a suspect.

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