That X: Past is Present is one a kind of film is undeniable, but for all its endeavour in arriving at a core idea that reveals itself through multiple segments, artistes & crews, it is an experiment that has failed in the prime purpose of every film which is a engaging the audience throughout the narrative.
Titli is not your average Bollywood drama, but something more mature for it features raw emotions and bold situations that are usually swept under the carpet. Armed with an impressive story, marshalled by skilled direction and driven by powerful acting - Titli is made tough enough.
In Talvar, Meghna Gulzar & Vishal Bharadwaj have taken up the true story of a horrific double-murder case and cinematically presented a compelling bold thriller. It is vital to take note that the film has gone beyond just entertaining and succeeded in bringing national focus to a murky incident.
‘Q’ is the honest attempt of a debutant filmmaker to bring to film, the monotony & humanity in the lives of people on the wrong side of the law, but its pacing and low production value bring down the engagement quotient a great deal.
The challenge of beating expectations with the sequel to a successful film is dealt-with handsomely with an anarchic yet amusing screenplay that works great because of Tanu, Manu, Kusum & the beloved side-kicks accompanying them.