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Dehradun is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, it is 236 km north of India's capital New Delhi and is one of the "Counter Magnets" of the National Capital Region (NCR) being developed as an alternative centre of growth to help ease the migration and population explosion in the Delhi metropolitan area. The city is famous for its picturesque landscape and slightly milder climate and provides a gateway to the surrounding region. It is well connected and in proximity to popular Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Nainital and Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Char Dham.

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  • Movie Review: Dream Girl September 12, 2019
    Over the years, Ayushmann Khurrana has become nothing short of a brand. He attained success with quirky and urban comedies. Last year, he surprised as he switched gears with ANDHADHUN, a thriller black comedy and earlier this year with ARTICLE 15, a no-nonsense crime drama. Now this talented actor will be seen in DREAM GIRL, […]

  • Movie Review: Section 375 September 11, 2019
    The #MeToo movement took off in a big way in 2017 in Hollywood after well-known producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment episodes became public. It reached India a year later and became a huge social movement. Although the movement made people aware of some genuine cases, it also came to light that some of the allegations […]

  • Movie Review: Chhichhore September 5, 2019
    For most adults, the years spent in college are often considered to be the best part of their lives. It’s a time when the fear of the uncertain future always looms over the head but the joy of being with friends makes this period worth it. Nitesh Tiwari, after delivering the monstrous blockbuster DANGAL [2016], […]

  • Movie Review: Saaho August 30, 2019
    Sometimes, one film is enough to turn an actor into a nationwide star. BAAHUBALI - THE BEGINNING was one such film. It made Prabhas from a regional star to a pan-India sensation and it’s sequel BAAHUBALI 2 - THE CONCLUSION cemented his position as a superstar. Almost 2 ½ years later, this macho actor is […]

  • Movie Review: Mission Mangal August 14, 2019
    Just like how Eid is synonymous with a Salman Khan release, the Independence Day holiday isn’t complete without an Akshay Kumar starrer. From 2013 to 2018, he has had a release during this beneficial weekend, barring 2014. 2019 is no exception and this time, he is out with MISSION MANGAL, based on an important chapter […]

  • Movie Review: Batla House August 14, 2019
    Films based on or inspired from true incidents always have an edge, especially if made well. A recent classic example being ARTICLE 15, loosely inspired from Badaun rape case and Una flogging incident, and which became a commercial success. Now Nikkhil Advani attempts to unravel the mystery behind the more-than-a-decade-old Batla House encounter in his […]

  • Movie Review: Jabariya Jodi August 9, 2019
    A lesser known film, ANTARDWAND, released in 2010 and sank without a trace. But it stood out from rest of the niche films as it was based on the system of groom kidnappings prevalent in Bihar. Now, newcomer director Prashant Singh attempts to make the idea even more popular with his film, JABARIYA JODI. Unlike […]

  • Movie Review: Fast And Furious Presents: Hobbs And Shaw August 2, 2019
    The Fast And Furious franchise started way back in 2001. Since then we have seen the franchise evolve from racing to something that includes, heists, spying and of course fast cars. Now two years after the last release in the series THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS hit screens in 2017, we see a spin off […]

  • Movie Review: Arjun Patiala July 26, 2019
    Comedy is an established genre in Bollywood. Since audiences are now ready for hatke stuff, filmmakers are constantly trying to push the boundaries in the existing genres too. This Friday coincidentally sees the release of two such films, although both the movies are as different as chalk and cheese. While JUDGEMENTALL HAI KYA has violent […]

  • Movie Review: Judgemental Hai Kya July 26, 2019
    How will you define ‘normal’ human behaviour? And what is the criteria to be followed by a person that he/she can be considered as ‘normal’? We have seen in films like MY NAME IS KHAN [2010], TAARE ZAMEEN PAR [2007] etc. wherein the protagonists’ behaviour were such that they stood out and were even ostracized. […]

  • Movie Review: The Lion King July 19, 2019
    Years back in 1994 we saw the release of the animated Disney film THE LION KING, which went on to become a cult classic that kids the world over have grown up on. Now, decades on, we see a remake of the film with photorealistic computer animated characters. But will this remake entice the audience […]

  • Super 30 Movie Review July 11, 2019
    Overpopulation is one of the biggest ills plaguing the country. The number of people in this country vis-à-vis the education institutes available are fairly disproportionate. As a result, lakhs of students every year have to struggle and study hard in order to get a few thousand seats in elite educational institutes. The problem gets compounded […]

  • Movie Review: Spider-Man - Far From Home (English) July 4, 2019
    One of the greatest chapters in world movie history has to be the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After introducing various exciting superheroes and also the ultimate villain (Thanos), the series went on another level in AVENERS: INFINITY WAR [2018] and later in AVENGERS: ENDGAME [2019]. The latter ended on a somewhat tragic note owing to […]

  • Movie Review: Article 15 June 26, 2019
    One of the burning issues of the country is the caste system. Despite relevant laws and provisions, one can’t deny that the discrimination of various communities continue with alarming regularity. At times, it manifests into shocking crimes. The political class takes advantage of these conflicts and it further creates a divide. Very few films in […]

  • Movie Review: Kabir Singh June 20, 2019
    One of the most loved love stories of Bollywood is DEVDAS. It has been remade several times and ten years ago, Anurag Kashyap gave a different touch to the tale through DEV D [2009]. All the interpretations have been liked as there’s a charm in the story of a man who goes on a self-destructive […]

  • Movie Review: Toy Story 4 (English) June 20, 2019
    In 1995, we were introduced to the characters Woody and Buzz Lightyear, along with a host of others with the film TOY STORY. Since then, we have seen two other films in the series release with Woody and Buzz playing the mainstay characters who though being just toys have imparted valuable lessons. Now nine years […]

  • Movie Review: Men in Black: International (English) June 14, 2019
    Back in 1997 we saw the sci-fi film MEN IN BLACK hit screens starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film, about an undercover government organization that secretly protects the Earth from alien life was an instant hit among the masses. Following the success of this, there were two other sequels that released, with […]

  • Movie Review: Game Over June 14, 2019
    Video games are an inherent part of the lives of many. In today’s times, it’s not uncommon to see people playing games on their smartphones as a stressbuster or as a hobby for long hours. Hollywood has made films where these games are the USP like JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE [2017], READY PLAYER ONE […]

  • Movie Review: X-Men: Dark Phoenix (English) June 6, 2019
    Over the years we have seen superhero films grow into a genre of its own, especially with Marvel’s characters entertaining us on the big screen. Now, continuing the same is the latest release from Fox Star in the form of X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX. But will this new film, which will essentially mark the end of […]

  • Movie Review: Bharat June 5, 2019
    In Bollywood, a film that covers an entire lifespan of a character is very rare and is only seen in biopics. Hollywood has done that quite often in fictional films but in our cinema, it has rarely been witnessed. Blockbuster director Ali Abbas Zafar, after delivering two Rs. 300 crore grossers, is now back with […]