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Hindi Movie Reviews
Raaz - The Mystery Continues (Hindi)
Raaz - The Mystery Continues deals with issues of the â€œevil withinâ€ the human psyche and how it manifests itself.The film is on same lines like the hollywood blockbuster The Omen but it is not a remake. It is based on the myths and superstitions that are still widely existent in the contemporary Indian society. The film attempts to challenge oneâ€™s beliefs about paranormal phenomena. It is about anticipation of fear and the fright residing within onesâ€™ self. Emraan Hashmi plays a painter, named Prithvi, who has a extraordinary gift. The paintings tell Kangana Ranaut's future. Incidentally, Kangana plays a supermodel called Nandita in this film, right after Fashion. Adhyayan Suman plays a documentary film-maker named Yash, who dispells and debuks religious superstitions and paranormal beliefs
Chandni Chowk To China (Hindi)
From the hustle-bustle of Chandni Chowk to the hutongs of Beijing, the electric energy of Shanghai and sheer breathtaking Chinese landscapes, Chandni Chowk To China chronicles the lunatic adventures of a hapless simpleton cook from Delhi. As he goes to seek his destiny, he finds himself thrown into a crazy world of megalomaniac villains, femme fatales, crazy inventors, Chinese mysticism and outlandish kung-fu assassins!
The Blue Umbrella (Hindi)
The story unfurls with the discovery of a vibrant blue umbrella by Biniya, an eleven-year-old girl from an idyllic mountain village in north India. She has never seen anything more striking and beautiful. Neither has Nandkishore Khatri.
Nandkishore Khatri runs a small tea stall in the village. He is a miserly old man who has a fondness for pickles and swindling kids off their little possessions. Nandkishore is smitten helplessly by the beauty of the umbrella and goes to remarkable lengths to acquire the Blue Umbrella but fails miserably. He has given up all hope and declares that he will forsake it and move on.
However Nandkishore is not the only one to covet the umbrella. The umbrella's arrival disturbs the tranquility and harmony of the village. Biniya's secret weapon gives her an enviable power over the small town, as the umbrella assumes mythical status.
One fine day the umbrella goes missing! The villagers are sympathetic to her misery but are convinced that Biniya's carelessness has resulted in the loss. Alone and betrayed Biniya decides to take matters into her own hands.
What follows is a journey of Biniya and Nandkishore to a discovery, which is bitter sweet and wisdom far beyond the Blue Umbrella. 'The Blue Umbrella' is a metaphorical tale yet also contemporary. It questions the basic premise of mankind's quest for superiority over others. It also raises pertinent questions on the concept of material happiness and futility of the whole process.