Soumya Srivastava is Entertainment Editor at Hindustan Times. She writes about movies and TV because what else is there to life anyway.
Articles by Soumya Srivastava
Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning Part One review: Tom Cruise will do anything to keep you entertained and his latest summer blockbuster is proof.
Citadel review: Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden's new series is sadly not attractive enough to justify building an entire universe of this.
Jubilee review: Vikramaditya Motwane's new series is long and sometimes a little exhausting. However, it is greatly helped by Sidhant Gupta's performance.
Rocket Boys season 2 review: A couple bad performances and some weak writing make this season of hit SonyLiv show a rather underwhelming watch.
Mili movie review: Janhvi Kapoor plays the perfect girl from Dehradun who gets locked in a freezer overnight even as his family looks for her.
The White Lotus 2 review: Mike White adds adultery to the mix as more rich people arrive for a new season of chaos and murder.
Four More Shots Please season 3 review: Maanvi Gagroo, Bani, Kriti Kulhari and Sayani Gupta-starrer begins so well but jumps the shark at episode 8.
Maja Ma movie review: Madhuri Dixit stars as lead in Prime Video's latest social comedy about a woman in closet.
Blonde review: There is very little truth and still so much reality in Andrew Dominik's not-really-a-biopic on Marilyn Monroe.
Where The Crawdads Sing movie review: Abject poverty, child abuse, and murder plots have no reason to look this pretty.
House of the Dragon season 1 episode 3 review: Matt Smith emerges as the shining star of the episode in just the final few minutes.
Beast movie review: Idris Elba stars in the latest paint-by-numbers survival thriller from Universal Pictures.
House of the Dragon episode 2 review: In a slow-paced second episode, the Game of Thrones prequel takes a necessary breather.
House of the Dragon episode 1 review: HBO's prequel to Game of Thrones left a bad first impression with too much violence and gore.
Masaba Masaba season 2 review: It's Masaba Gupta's turn to shine in Netflix's frothiest desi show.
Stranger Things returned on Netflix on Friday with the final two episodes of season 4. Apart from crashing the app for a short while, it also reminded us how good a great teenage-adventure show can feel if made right.
Janhit Mein Jaari review: Nushrratt Bharuccha's latest movie kicks off with such promise and delight, it's a shame to witness it dig itself into a hole by the second half.
Samrat Prithviraj movie review: Akshay Kumar plays a brave, righteous, benevolent and feminist king in one of his most lacklustre and inorganic roles ever.
Stranger Things season 4 Vol 1 review: Duffer Brothers prepare to say goodbye and go out with a scary, spooky bang in this first part of the final season of Netflix's first big hit.
Modern Love Mumbai review: Amazon Prime Video has given India an anthology populated with more hits than misses.
Thar movie review: Anil Kapoor outshines son Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor in the film, which begins as a Western set in Rajasthan but soon descends into torture porn genre.
Sakshi Tanwar plays a mother out for truth and vengeance in Netflix's latest web series. Her pitch-perfect performance establishes her as one of the better actors in the Hindi TV-movie world.
Death on the Nile movie review: Kenneth Branagh's latest Agatha Christie whodunit stars Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Emma Mackey and others.
Rocket Boys review: Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh headline SonyLiv’s brilliant and beautiful new series on the lives of pioneering Indian scientists Dr Homi J Bhabha and Dr Vikram Sarabhai.
Decoupled: Manu Joseph and Hardik Mehta's new Netflix show has got the internet divided about the acceptability of insufferable know-it-alls.
Aarya season 2: Sushmita Sen returns as Aarya Sareen in the second season of Disney+ Hotstar's crime drama.
Red Notice movie review: Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot's star power is not enough to lift this action comedy from the abyss of mediocrity.
Eternals movie review: Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, Richard Madden are unimpressive in Chloe Zhao's Marvel debut.
Dune movie review: Denis Villeneuve's third sci-fi film is also is only disappointing one yet. With a star-studded cast, he is unable to make you care about any of them.
Sardar Udham movie review: Shoojit Sircar proves that slice of life is not the only thing he is great at. Vicky Kaushal is spectacular.