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Salman Khan Starrer Dabangg 3 Delayed!?

Dabangg 3 which is set to be directed by Prabhu Deva and co-starring Sonakshi Sinha and Arbaaz Khan as the supporting cast is scheduled to release on January 25, 2019. But, due to the busy schedule of Salman Khan for Race 3 and Dus Ka Dum, the film is yet to even go on the floor. It has been learned that Dabangg 3 schedule has gone for a toss and the pre-production is taking a lot of time. The shooting will now begin on September 14 and the movie will not release in January 2019 as speculated.

As of now, Salman Khan is yet to announce the release date for Dabangg 3. The actor, currently, has an array of projects in the pipeline. After wrapping up Race 3, the actor will begin shooting for his upcoming reality show, Dus Ka Dum. Salman has already shot filming small portion of his next film Bharat which is being helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar.

A Movie News Report by Team JFMF | Website's Twitter Handle - @JustMovieFreaks

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Arbaaz Khan Confirms 'Dabangg 3' Shooting Schedule!

In his recent interview Arbaaz Khan, the producer of 'Dabangg' and director of 'Dabangg 2', has stated that the third film in the franchise will go into production mid this year and also said that he will only produce the film this time. The film will see the return of the iconic couple Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha and talking with a leading daily, Arbaaz said the following “As a producer, it is a wide spectrum of things that I want to do and for now, I am concentrating on 'Dabangg 3' which will go on floors mid this year. After that, I will have more time because 'Dabangg 3' will take a lot of my time, effort and concentration."

Also Read: 'DON 3' to Start Production Very Soon

After attending a special screening of a short film titled '#METOO' on Tuesday. Arbaaz when asked if his production banner will focus on creating content for the digital platform, Arbaaz said: "As of now, my concentration is on my production and on my next film because when I involve myself in a certain project, that time I need to have some time for and I personally get involved in it. So, after making my upcoming film, I do have plans to create content on the digital platform -- be it with a web series or short films. The options are pretty much open.”

A Movie News Report by Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal) | Website's Twitter Handle - @JustMovieFreaks

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Force 2 - Movie Review

Verdict - "Well-shot grandiose action sequences doesn't make a good movie."

Directed by Abhinay Deo, Force 2 starring John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles is the sequel to the 2011 action film "Force" and trundles around the plot of Indian R.A.W agents getting killed in foreign countries by the Chinese mob without any explanation. Caught in distraught, Indian government dispatches KK (Sonakshi Sinha) and Yash (John Abraham) to Budapest for the case inquiry where they run, dodge and fight against a series of goons throughout the entire runtime of the film.

The positives of the movie were certainly its action sequences, the 127-minute runtime was packed with skillfully choreographed and well-shot combat scenes that were contemporary and justified the genre appropriately. But, although it had a valid message to convey, the story and the screenplay of the film were a mess. The screenwriters failed to tell a compelling story from the get-go and when the movie finally approached the climax it felt underwhelming and presented itself as an inferior product.

John Abraham is without a doubt the perfect fit for this larger-than-life maniac cop role, his physicality, and charisma corresponds to the character properly and even though he was not impressive (again) with his facial expressions, he carried his role accordingly and the made the film watchable. Sonakshi Sinha was yet again remarkable and believable as an action star and is certainly stepping up her game by choosing challenging roles in every film. Tahir Raj Bhasin was a surprise addition to the film, his style, and his laid-back mellow attitude worked as a great counterpart to John's fierce demeanor and the director didn't fail to emphasize that on-screen.

Overall, excluding the stylistic, grandiose action sequences Force 2 had nothing to offer in terms of story and screenplay. Parts of it were entertaining to watch but the tension, appeal, and the intrigue were completely missing making it look like a mediocre sequel.

My Rating - 2.75/5
Grade - C + (Decent Flick!)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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Instant Movie Review #10 (Tevar)

Amit Sharma - "Tevar"

Positives:
1) Direction
2) Manoj Bajpai
3) Few action sequences

Negatives:
1) Generic storyline and screenplay
2) Lack of character development
3) Tedious music
4) Lack of re-watchability factor

Analysis: Enhanced and recycled in an appalling way, Tevar is generic and looks like an obsolete version which we've seen many times before.

Despite the fact, that it's a remake of a Tollywood film Okkadu, the plot resides the same as its original and director Amit Sharma presented few emotional and action sequences fairly well which are the only positive aspects of the movie.

Performances: Arjun Kapoor looks fascinating with his fearless character, Sonakshi had nothing much to do except for few wearisome moments and Manoj Bajpai shares a vital role with a conceited character and he delivered it flawlessly.

Verdict: Finally, Tevar is a boring and a painful experience and is completely a ludicrous option for you to go watch in theatres.

My Rating - 2/5 | Grade - C (Meh! Probably a rental)

-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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Lingaa - Movie Review

Verdict - "Astonishing performance from Rajnikanth; let down by poor screenplay".

Lingaa, the most awaited movie of this year, starring “Super Star” Rajnikanth released today amidst mammoth expectation. It’s a double celebration for all the Rajnikanth fans worldwide as it’s the Super Star’s birthday today and we all get to watch Thalaivar on a live action film after four years.

Theatres were all decorated with banners, walls will posters and paintings. Fans thronged the theatres and performed Paal abhisekham to their matinee idol, all these celebrations began by late night 1am. Could you even believe this? Yes! That’s the craziness of fans for Thalaivar. It’s not craziness; it’s their love and affection towards him.

Lingaa has Rajnikanth in the lead and Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha as the lead ladies. It also has Santhanam, Karunakaran, K. Vishwanath and many others doing the supporting role.
Rajni plays dual role in the film, as an Engineer Raja Lingeshwaran who wants to build a dam for the people of his region. But his idea is opposed by the Britishers citing various political reasons. Hence he takes up the whole responsibility and inspires the people of the village to build the dam. He also spends his own wealth for the dam. In spite of facing many hurdles from people with evil intentions, the dam is built successfully.

Now in the present day, a corrupt MP puts the entire village in danger. An old village head man played by K. Vishwanath comes to know about this evil plan and wants grand-son of Raja Lingeshwaran to open a Shivan temple near the dam which was also build by Raja Lingeshwaran himself to solve the problems of the people. Why was the temple closed? What are the dangers befallen on the villages forms the rest of the plot.

K.S.Ravikumar had come up with a good story, but he has failed to work on the screenplay. With a mighty length of 2 hours and 55 minutes, Lingaa has got nothing new to offer. Climax fight sequence was made in a stupid way. The momentum which the movie carried was just destroyed by the climax fight scene and I was like dafuq just happened??

No one is a match for the energy level of Rajni. His charisma and evergreen screen presence makes the film enjoyable, as he carried the entire film on his shoulders. Fiery dialogue delivery, ever stylish walk makes us still go mad. Though Anushka and Sonakshi have a little time on screen, they did their part in an appreciable way. As usually Santhanam made us laugh our socks off with his one liner and his comic interlude with Rajni have worked out well. Supporting actors were just average doing their respective parts well on their own ways.

I was pretty impressed with DOP Rathnavelu’s camera work. It was a feast to eyes to see the scenic beauty of landscapes and majestic palaces through his lens. His joint work with DI Colourist to bring out the difference between two time periods must be appreciated. Sabu Cyril, as a production designer has done a brilliant job in visually presenting the attractive sets, especially the pre-independence era.

Samjith Mohd should have taken utmost care in editing the movie. He must have interacted well with the director to trim the movie and make it racier. Mighty length of the movie is a downer.

A.R.Rahman’s songs and background score was mediocre. Mona Gasolina and Indiane Vaa were good. Misplacement of the songs in the movie made it not so enjoyable.

To sum it up, Lingaa fails to impress and meet the sky-high expectation it had. Except for Rajnikanth there is nothing to enjoy in this film, usual story with faint narration. Can give it a try for Thalaivar and his grand screen presence.

My Rating - 3/5
Grade - B (Worth a Watch!)
-By Nirmalraj aka AK (@Nirmalraj2911)

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