Author: Amey Mirashi

Amey Mirashi is a film critic who loves to watch films and thinks they reflect our lives and has the power to shape society. He started writing about movies since 2021. Watching movies, web shows, reading books and writing about them is part of his regular routine.

Qala Review: A musical masterpiece with aesthetic visuals. - Asiana Times

As an artist, everyone has insecurities and fear. Even if they cope, some people pull them down with either criticism or comparison. But what keeps an artist motivated is their will and passion for practising their art for the rest of their life. Qala is that art, and Qala Manushree(played by Tripti Dimri) is that artist. Set in the 1930s and 40s, Qala tells a sore story of a singer from Himanchal who is haunted by her past and lives a traumatic life as a successful singer. Being from an eminent family of classical singers, Qala aspires to become a…

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Freddy Review: Kartik Aaryan gives another unusual performance after Dhamaka. #1 - Asiana Times

After Dhamaka (directed by Ram Madhvani), we can see Kartik Aaryan giving his most exceptional performance in and as “Freddy.” As a psychological crime thriller, Freddy’s plot is not so unusual. Freddy Ginwala(played by Kartik Aaryan) is a shy, socially awkward and lonely man with a traumatic past. Though being a successful dentist, he is a loser in his personal life, especially in his love life. He goes on a date with women through a matrimonial site, but sometimes, women don’t show up, or he gets pranked. He gets mocked and humiliated by many and has empathy from some people…

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Phone Bhoot is a tacky horror-comedy with a creative home décor - Asiana Times

Horror and comedy are two different genres; one scares you, and the other makes you laugh. But when these two genres come together as horror comedies, “Phone Bhoot” is just that. they do both simultaneously. But in Bollywood, that’s rare. When I last remember, horror comedies are Amar Kaushik’s ‘Stree’ (2018 film) and Anees Bazmee’s ‘Bhool Bhulaiya and Go Goa Gone, but the rest were just comedies with mediocrity. About Phone Bhoot Movie Phone Bhoot is directed by Gurmeet Singh and stars Ishan Khatter, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Katrina Kaif. Last we saw these three was- Ishan Khatter in Khaali Peeli(2020 film),…

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1) Monica, O My Darling Review: The film’s soundtrack hits a sixer in this game of Snake and Ladder. - Asiana Times

Monica, O My Darling is a film about greed, lust, murder, blackmail, class conflict, corruption, and jealousy. The film is adapted from the 1989 Japanese novel ‘Burutasu No Shinzou’ by Keigo Higashino. The protagonist Jayant Arkhedkar(played by Rajkumar Rao), or ‘Jay’ is an ordinary man from an average Maharashtrian family. He works at a robotics company named ‘Unicorn’. Director Vasant Bala creates a world of a snake and ladder game where the protagonist (Jayant) gets into it as soon as he is promoted to his office by the CEO Satyanarayan Adhikari (played by Vijay Kenkre), who is also his future…

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Maja Ma Review: A silly social-comedy that goes flat. - Asiana Times

Maja Ma is a package of love, drama, comedy, and a social issue all at once. It is the first Indian film to release on Amazon Prime Video. The film has a long list star cast- Madhuri Dixit Nene, Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik, Shrishti Srivastava, Barkha Singh, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajit Kapoor, and Simone Singh. The film is directed by Anand Tiwari, who worked in films like Go Goa Gone, Barfi, Finding Fanny, Love Per Square Foot and many more. Pallavi Patel(played by Madhuri Dixit Nene) is a middle-class, middle-aged woman who is a dutiful homemaker, a devoted wife and a…

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