Manu Rishi

  • 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore' review: Vijay Raaz's directorial debut isn't perfect, but watchable May 5, 2014

    Cast: Manu Rishi, Vijay Raaz, Rajendranath Zutshi, Vishwajeet Pradhan Director: Vijay Raaz The year 1947 holds great importance in the lives of the people on both side of the border. The consequences of India-Pakistan partition - be it in the form of assassinations, communal riots or atrocities against women - which...
  • 'Gunday' review: It's certainly a case of potential squandered February 15, 2014

    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Saurabh Shukla, Pankaj Tripathi, Manu Rishi Director: Ali Abbas Zafar The nostalgia that Gunday evokes is unmistakably 70s Bollywood. From its best-friends-versus-the-world premise to clap-trap dialogues delivered with clenched teeth and flared nostrils, to the messy hand-to-hand fight scenes...the ingredients are certainly in place....
  • 'What The Fish' review: The year's most exhausting and vacuous film December 16, 2013

    Cast: Dimple Kapadia, Manu Rishi, Anand Twari, Manjot Singh, Vishal Sharma, Deepti Pujari Director: Gurmmeet Singh The thought of spending 108 minutes in front of a washing machine watching your clothes spin around as they dry is probably not your idea of entertainment. But it sure beats being trapped in a cinema...
  • '10 ml Love' Review: This love potion tastes sweet December 8, 2012

    Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Tisca Chopra, Purab Kohli, Koel Purie, Tara Sharma, Neil Bhoopalam, Manu Rishi, Rasika Dugal Director: Sharat Katariya Sharat Katariya finds his inspiration in William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and tries his best to adapt it to suit the Indian scenario and mindset. He weaves a tale...
  • Review: 'Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi' has a confused script April 27, 2012

    Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Ranvir Shorey, Manu Rishi, Pradhuman Singh, Neha Bhasin. Director: Rakesh Mehta. Abundance of good actors can make a director confused about giving the proper space and time to every character. Director Rakesh Mehta's 'Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi' suffers from the same problem. The film uses parallel cutting...
  • Don't believe in double meaning lyrics: Manu Rishi March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmakers these days are focusing on realistic stories and are not shying away from using expletives or double inuendo dialogues. But actor-writer Manu Rishi says this could be worse than direct abuse. "I don't believe in double meaning lyrics or dialogue. I always put the character's spirit and image...
  • Hindi film 'Pranam Walekum' to be released in April '12 December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Mishra, known for his rib-tickling performances in 'All The Best' and 'Golmaal', has donned the director's hat and his directorial debut, 'Pranam Walekum', is set for April release. Extensively shot in Bhor, Pune, the film is replete with tongue-in-cheek humour and pokes fun at life. Produced by Sandiip...