Showing posts from March 4, 2023

Film Review: Ariyavan

 ARIYAVAN directed by Mithran K Jawahar hit the screens on March 3rd. The film is the debut of Ishaaon and Marathi actor Pranali. The story revolves around a racket to exploit young women. A goon ( Daniel Balaji) has a bunch of young recruits who lure women in the guise of love then make  videos of intimate moments with them.  After that the gang blackmails them into prostitution with hi fi clients, much against their will. When the heroine's (Pranali) friend gets affected, she goes to her rescue helped by her boyfriend ( Ishaaon). But the racket is much bigger than the duo imagined. Can they take these villains down? The film has a noble intent at its core, namely to highlight that women have a latent power within them to fight against all odds and when they leave their fear behind and rally together, they can overthrow evil. They dont need a knight in shining armor to rescue them.  For the tall Ishaaon this is a good debut who excels in the action scenes and emotional ones as wel

Film Review : In Car

 Directed by Harsh Warrdhan, In Car stars Ritika Singh in the lead and releases om March 3rd in theatres in several languages. The story is about 3 goons ( an uncle with 2 nephews), one of which is a jailbird, who decide to kidnap a girl in order to enjoy themselves. They force a car driver with their gun, to drive them off  a highway to find their target. They zero in and kidnap a college girl (Ritika Singh) at a bus stand. The struggle of the girl and how they abuse and insult  her verbally, emotionally and physically comprises the main part of the film.  Does she manage to escape from their clutches? All the actors( refer cast list below)  have done a good job,  with the  three goons especially good at their totally villainous roles, with their dialogues and performances making one  abhor them and their behaviour. For Ritika its a meaty role and though in a limited space of the car, she gives her best to show the desperation and helplessness of her character. The Bgm elevates the su