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 APR 11, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Shoojit Sircar’s slice of life films have made a mark for their unconventional take on love. He talks about his creative process ahead of October starring Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu.
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Missing isn’t a spellbinding thriller you were waiting for, but it has its moments. Here’s our movie review.
Maybe none of them is a culprit: Manoj Bajpayee reveals why there is a limited promotional drive for Missing
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 01:29 PM IST
Missing, directed by Mukul Abhyankar, is a murder mystery involving three characters, played by Manoj Bajpayee, Tabu and Annu Kapoor.
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 04:20 PM IST
At nearly 150-minute of runtime, Baaghi 2 is a big disappointment, especially for those who were waiting for a new action star to take over Bollywood. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2018 04:58 PM IST
Hichki is a well intentioned film that will give you ample opportunities to wipe tears, but it doesn’t make a strong comment. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Hate Story 4 is nothing more than a failed attempt to titillate the audience. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2018 12:56 PM IST
Vikram Bhatt started experimenting with Kasoor (2001) and aced the formula with Raaz (2002). He devised a formula that was to rule the box office for the next decade: Melodious music, titillating scenes and unapologetic approach during promotions.
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Anushka Sharma’s film Pari is a confusing tell of ghosts, ghouls, djinns and forced legitimacy. Here’s our movie review.
Hindustan Times | By Rohit Vats
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2018 12:08 PM IST
Sridevi, the Hawa Hawaai girl of Indian cinema, was more than just an actor. She was an icon in true sense. Those who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s would remember her charm and onscreen influence. It was more than just style.
Welcome To New York movie review: Diljit Dosanjh, Sonakshi Sinha’s extended IIFA promo is a never-ending pain
Hindustan Times, New York | By Rohit Vats
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Welcome To New York is not worth wasting your time, money, patience and intelligence. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2018 08:36 AM IST
Pyaar ka Punchnama released without a huge publicity drive and surprised many by striking gold at the box office in 2011.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety: My other films didn’t work because they were bad films, says Nushrat Bharucha
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Nushrat Bharucha is soon going to be seen in Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, her fourth film with Kartik Aaryan and Luv Ranjan. She talks about her experiences.
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2018 12:56 PM IST
His critics believe that Luv Ranjan has repeated the basic premise of PKP in SKTKS. In a freewheeling chat, he answers every question.
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2018 10:20 AM IST
Aiyaary, which means the act of espionage, is designed as a race between two gifted people who understand the nuances of the country’s defence programmes. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Kuch Bheege Alfaaz is Onir’s second film in seven months. In a freewheeling chat, he talks about his creative process and lead actors.
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2018 02:27 PM IST
A newspaper advertisement for a housing scheme for couples brings them together, but it may not culminate on a happy note. Here’s our movie review.
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Akshay Kumar’s superstardom is the perfect vehicle to deliver dollops of information on hygiene and gender sensitisation, and it has been done with earnestness. However, this isn’t the most striking idea in the film.
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2018 02:07 PM IST
If the pre-release buzz is anything to go by, PadMan is expected to open to packed houses. Here, we have tried to explain Akshay Kumar’s box office pull in graphs.
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2018 05:37 PM IST
In Padmaavat, Jim Sarbh plays a slave who becomes a tyrant’s companion. He plays a man who is more than just a friend and less than a soulmate to Ranveer Singh’s Khilji.
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Padmaavat movie review: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film is projected as a clash of ideas about love and war, and how they hold different meanings for different people. The film has Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles.
Many youngsters started keeping turban after Diljit Dosanjh’s success: Angad Bedi talks about Soorma
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2018 01:00 PM IST
Angad Bedi is all praise for his Soorma co-star Diljit Dosanjh in Soorma. He talks about Pink, Tiger Zinda Hai and Inside Edge.
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2018 02:55 PM IST
The audience wants complexity, deeper inward journey of the characters, but it gets more of Kay Kay’s cynical mannerism.
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2018 12:56 PM IST
Vikas Gupta says he was shocked for a moment when he couldn’t make it to the last lap. He talks about his journey in Bigg Boss 11, Shilpa Shinde and controversies.
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2018 09:44 AM IST
Anurag Kashyap’s terrific form continues as he spares no one. From reverse casteism to the messed up political scenario, he trains his gun to many evils. Here’s the movie review.
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Jimmy Shergill is a playing a political strongman in Mukkbaaz. The film also features Vineet Singh, Ravi Kishan and Zoya Hussain in important roles.
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2018 04:29 PM IST
The contestants still in the game are Shilpa Shinde, Hina Khan, Vikas Gupta, Luv Tyagi, Akash Dadlani and Puneesh Sharma.
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2017 07:37 PM IST
Born in Iran, Sajjad Delafrooz had to stick to a plan for a really long time to finally land a substantial role in Bollywood. Meet the guy who played the villain in Tiger Zinda Hai.
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2017 03:07 PM IST
It wasn’t very difficult to choose the bottom five films of the year, but it was real pain to select the top five. Haraamkhor and Newton were clear choices, but there was a tough fight for the rest three films.
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2017 04:34 PM IST
Tiger Zinda Hai is probably the best Ali Abbas Zafar could do with a superstar. Here’s our movie review of Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif’s film.
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2017 10:52 AM IST
In 2017, Rajkummar Rao has been seen in Trapped, Behen Hogi Teri, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Newton, Shaadi Me Zaroor Aana and one of India’s most ambitious web series, Bose: Dead Or Alive. He is our film personality of the year.