Rohit Vats is a film journalist who loves to read in between the lines. He can spend hours watching films and cricket matches. Also a script consultant.
Articles by Rohit Vats
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2014 11:43 AM IST
On the face of it, October 2 this year was just another routine public holiday, for many the first of the 5-day-long weekend they had packed their bags to get out of the city. But Bollywoodwise, a lot was at stake on this Thursday.
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2014 12:51 PM IST
In a film like Tamanchey where almost everybody can predict the next scene you have just one tool to play with the audience’s mind and that is intra-personal conflict of the characters.
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2014 02:18 PM IST
Mani Kaul dared to digress from the original set-up in terms of being more symbolic. His films Uski Roti and Duvidha became critically acclaimed and started an era in which filmmakers were less bothered about the box-office.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2014 12:28 PM IST
Bang Bang is one such film, where the lead actor looks engrossed and too careful about creating a brand image. He believes whatever he is doing is going to be applauded by the audience.
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2014 03:32 PM IST
Hrithik Roshan-starrer Bang Bang is releasing on approximately 4,500 screens, but is this a good news for Shahid Kapoor's Haider? Are big producers trying to kill the competition in Bollywood?
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2014 08:12 PM IST
Suniel Shetty has done films of almost every genre in his two-decade long film career. In a freewheeling chat with Hindustan Times, he talks about his forthcoming film and favourite co-stars in Bollywood.
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2014 06:54 PM IST
Aditya Roy Kapoor will surprise you with his easy manners and understanding of script in his latest release. He is good, probably the best of the lot. Daawat-e-ishq is not a film to miss this weekend.
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2014 06:25 PM IST
Unlike the West, we have failed to create a niche audience base for CGI based films, but that's not the only problem. The real deal is: are we making quality CGI films? No, we don't. So, what are the reasons behind it? Is it the lack of money?
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2014 08:12 PM IST
The album has 8 originals, and one instrumental, remix and a medley each. At a total run time of 42 minutes 19 seconds, it is lengthy by any standard, but then we are talking about Hindi films which prefer melodrama over anything else.
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UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2014 02:34 PM IST
Director Vikram Bhatt's latest movie Creature 3D is about Ahana (Bipasha Basu), who decides to open a forest resort in Himachal Pradesh. Her life takes an unprecedented turn when she encounters a monster.
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2014 07:03 PM IST
Anand Kumar, the director of films such as Delhi Heights and Zila Ghaziabad, is back with his new project Desi Kattey. Featuring Sunil Shetty, Jay Bhanushali, Akhil Kapur and Sasha Agha in important roles, the film is scheduled to hit the screens on September 26, 2014.
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2014 06:58 PM IST
Director Omung Kumar’s Mary Kom is a highly fictionalised account of what actually happened, and in the process it turned out to be one of those films which are made just for whistles and quick money.
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2014 02:13 PM IST
Alia Bhatt's Genius of the Year turned out to be a rage on internet. This viral video was made by AIB, a group of stand-up comedians. Rohan Joshi, a member of AIB, speaks about the idea and its implementation.
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2014 03:54 PM IST
William Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors forms the base of Double Di Trouble. Directed by Smeep Kang, this Punjabi film features Dharmendra and Gippy Grewal in the lead roles.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2014 10:20 PM IST
After 38 years of his death on August 27, 1976, Mukesh is still being remembered for that silky voice which gave the disheaterened a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel.
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2014 08:09 PM IST
Noted Hindi film singer Mukesh Chand Mathur, popularly known as Mukesh, breathed his last on August 27, 1976. We pay tribute to him on his 38th death anniversary.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2014 07:08 PM IST
Gandhi established Attenborough as a maverick director with a great eye for details. Till date, it is the most authentic film made on the Mahatma, and many who were part of the crew still remember Attenborough's marvellous memory and his knowledge about India.
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2014 01:20 PM IST
Now, the filmmakers are concentrating more on realistic stunt scenes, but is this enough to bring mainstream Bollywood at par with foreign action films?