A look at the movies releasing today
This friday will end the wait for the most awaited Hollywood movie Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol starring Tom Cruise and two more films Jo Hum Chahein and Pappu Can’t Dance saala.Updated: Dec 16, 2011 00:52 IST
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol
Genre: Action thriller
Director: Brad Bird
Cast: Tom Cruise, Anil Kapoor, Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton
Synopsis: A terrorist bombing destroys the Kremlin while IMF (Impossible Missions Force) agent Ethan Hunt is carrying out an undercover operation in Moscow. The Russian govt categorises the attack as An Undeclared Act Of War, prompting United States government to initiate a black operation known as Ghost Protocol, disavowing the entire IMF. Hunt and his four-person team are allowed to escape from the govt’s custody as part of a plan to enable them to operate outside of their agency’s command structure. However, when IMF is ambushed, they are forced to operate without any kind of official support.
Jo Hum Chahein
Genre: Romantic comedy
Director: Pawan Gill
Cast: Sunny Gill, Simran Mundi, Ally Khan, Achint Kaur, Samar Virmani, Mansi Multani
Synopsis: Lives of two hip youngsters, Rohan Bhatia and Neha Kapoor, change forever once they meet and fall in love. Rohan is a brash and ambitious 24 year old MBA graduate, wants instant success. Rohan moves to Mumbai to pursue a career as a stockbroker where he meets Neha, a no-nonsense, strong headed girl who’s come to Mumbai to follow her dreams, the dream of becoming a film actor. Neha is someone who believes in love, but hasn’t given any guy a chance because no one measures up to her standards of Mr Right. That’s until Rohan comes along and her life changes completely. Both of them have different wants, desires and quests but they manage to come together and go on a journey that intertwines their personal and professional lives where they touch the peaks of love, loss, despair, betrayal and redemption.
Director: Saurabh Shukla
Cast: Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Rajat Kapoor and Naseeruddin Shah
Synopsis: Two people, belonging to different worlds, are forced to live under one roof. Vidyadhar Acharya has just shifted from Banaras to Mumbai. Having old world values, he finds it difficult to adjust in the urban jungle. He manages to find a flat in sales tax colony, where legally no tenant can be kept. And, that is why the rents are low. Mehak Malavde is a chorus dancer in Bollywood. She has learnt the tricks of surviving in the fast paced city. She is loud and jazzy. Palash is the ace choreographer and Mehak works in his group. Palash is obsessed with his art and appears emotionless. Mehak likes him a lot. She shifts in the flat opposite to Vidya’s. Vidya instantly dislikes her. She also hates him. Vidya finds it difficult to deal with his flamboyant neighbour and her loud friends. It starts a series of confrontations between them. But, as luck has it, Mehak loses her flat and forces herself in Vidya’s house. Thus begins a journey of two people, who can’t stand each other, stuck in the same flat.
First Published: Dec 15, 2011 18:04 IST