WATCH: Never have I ever: the Season 2 review

never have i ever

The very popular Netflix series – Never have I ever – has gained mainstream success in the US and around the world. In South Africa its currently trending in the South African Top 10. We think this should spur local film-makers to make a Southern African version. From the Hindu:: Most of us would have already binge-watched season two of Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher’s Netflix series Never Have I Ever by now – that’s just how lovable this show is. When was the last time we saw a film or series about a south Indian girl who grapples with tradition and western modernity, without it ending morbidly that is? The series, narrated by John McEnroe, follows Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a straight-A student at a Sherman Oaks high school in California. She lives with her mother Dr Nalini Vishwakumar (Poorna Jagannathan) …

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Best and latest Indian films on Amazon Prime: Part 1


Movie watching is different these days. Choices are no longer Ster Kinekor or Avalon, its Netflix or Amazon Prime. With monthly subscriptions costing less than a jumbo box of popcorn and coke, the movie fan has the power. Cinema’s of course won’t go away, and we don’t want that ever – they’ll probably just become better experiences. We’ll wait while we stream Indian films on Amazon Prime. So, dismantle your satellite dish and microwave about 5 packets of buttered popcorn, pour it in the dish with your burnt fingers and enjoy! Stream Indian films all weekend long. We’ve chosen a selection from different language regions (Kollywood, Bollywood, Tollywood, Sandalwood) – aaand that’s why we have the subtitle button. Master Starring: Vijay and Vijay Sethupati Language: Tamil Gulabo Sitabo Starring: Amitabh Bachchan. Language: Hindi Review: Starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan, Shoojit …

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South Indian movie review – Lens and C/O Kadhal

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I saw a brilliant movie called Lens on Netflix. It is a dark mystery drama, a genre I don’t really like but once I started watching I could not stop. What happens when a man who is hooked on chatting with women on the net is trapped into a situation to watch a man threaten to commit suicide. What is the reason unfolds as the movie runs. The movie was made in 2015 so the software is a bit dated but this does not lessen the impact of the script. The movie can be seen in predominantly English with some Tamil and Malayalam but full English subtitles. The movie is written and directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan who also stars in it. The other main character is Anandsamy. The movie has done very well in the International film circuit. Follow Chennai …

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Master becomes 7th highest-grossing Tamil film ever

Master Tamil film

Having made Rs97 crore at the end of two weeks, Tamil superstar Vijay’s latest film Master has emerged as the seventh highest grosser of all times in home state Tamil Nadu. “Even with the covid scenario, if this film was allowed 100% occupancy in Tamil Nadu (at the time of release), it would have been the highest Tamil grossing film in Tamil Nadu and perhaps even beaten the numbers of Baahubali – The Conclusion.” Master is the first big-ticket local film in Indian theatres since the covid-19 lockdown. It had been touted as a boon to the movie business devastated by the pandemic and expected to contract by 67% in FY21. Master Tamil film records More than a thousand single screens shut across the country last year, unable to sustain losses amid the lockdown, along with uncertainty about people returning …

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Priyanka Chopra turns ‘White Tiger,’ and her dog into her cub

Priyanka White Tiger

Following the massive success of her Netflix film, actor-singer Priyanka Chopra Jonas turned into “a white tiger” and turned her dog Diana into “her cub”. The ‘Baywatch’ actor took to Instagram to drop the stunning picture of herself dressed in an outfit in the print with her pooch wearing a matching scarf and leash. The picture sees the former Miss World dressed in a dress holding her dog’s leash as the two pose in their balcony. Priyanka’s full-sleeved dress had a high-kneck pattern. Keeping her look classy, the 38-year-old actor tied her hair in a bun and wore hoop earrings. She dusted off the look with black coloured glares and matching heels.“A white tiger and her cub @diariesofdiana #TheWhiteTiger,” she wrote in the caption of the post. The Ramin Bahrani directorial film is based on the booker-prize winning novel of …

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