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Amavas Review

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Star Rating 2.0 out of 5.0

A soon to be married couple decided to visit their family’s summer house where the man is supposed to propose to his girl. Karan (Sachiin Joshi) and Ahana (Nargis Fakhri) are the couple. Except for one thing, it didn’t look like they were in love. Where Karan always looks unhappy, and Ahana overjoyed apparently for no reason.

Writing review of such a confused movie is even more difficult then actually making a film, because I am trying to find some sense in the utter nonsense.

For me, director Bhushan Patel failed to decide whether he was going to make a psycho thriller, or an actual horror movie, where you get to experience a real ghost, spirit or some kind of a supernatural creature. He ended up making both in one movie that not only dragged the storyline, also confused the audience.

Well forgive me for revealing what the director and writer might have considered an excellent climax for a horror movie, however for many like us it was more hilarious than anything to be scared of. To my actual horror, this film has given a hint of a sequel.

Can anybody please explain to me how can a ghost get into to a human body just to have sexual pleasure?

Amavas, (the night when there is no moon in the sky) only mentioned once in the film and that too towards the very end of the film and without any visual indications.

The entire first part of this movie tried hard to build climax that was not there, only the loud background score punching the fabricated tension into your head.

Amavas contains over simplified dialogues and ragged screenplay which tried extremely hard to scare you, however, many sequences are stuffed with inadvertent humour e.g. if you brush your hair at night it will invite evil spirits.

Sachiin J Joshi, never looked like a handsome young man as his teachers described him in film. He never looked romantic, nor scary enough. His half-hearted effort in copying Shah Rukh Khan famous arms spread looked disgusting.

Nargis Fakhri was wasted in this film. She was there to add some glamour but even director failed to utilise her beauty.

Ali Asgar as Gotti never brought any comic relief. Vivan Bhatena and Navneet Kaur Dhillon back the already weak supporting cast.

Bhushan Patel leaves did his every best to scare you somehow in order to make you feel it is a horror film. You might failed to find a single scene which can scare you. The screenplay can be blamed but if everything around is trying to go against you, nothing can be done to stop it. There is nothing to talk about the songs, as not a single one clicks, to make it worse the horrible background score made it more difficult to stomach.

Amavas can be termed as one of the worst horror movies. To be fair with the director I can only say that maybe we will witness more worst films in future.

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Sophie Turner Says She Would Love to Do a Bollywood Film

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Sophie Turner, who is currently basking in the success of her latest film X Men: Dark Phoenix, says she’d love to star in a Bollywood film sometime.

Sophie says she’s seen quite a few clips of her sister-in-law Priyanka Chopra’s Bollywood films and loves their song-and-dance vibe. When asked if she’d like to do a Bollywood film anytime soon, she told Pinkvilla, “Totally. I would love to. I love kinda seeing the big spectacles Bollywood movies are, just the way they create these beautiful sets. I would love to be a part of it and do a bit of singing and dancing.”

Notably, in March, Priyanka had shared a video of her, Nick Jonas, Sophie and Joe Jonas grooving to Tareefan, the super-hit song from Kareena Kapoor’s 2018 film Veere Di Wedding. The video currently has over 13.6 million likes.

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Lilly Singh finally meets Deepika

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The Met Gala 2019 was one star-studded affair that saw the who’s who from all over the world who rocked the pink carpet. It also saw many celebrities making their first appearances and a number of couple debuts. One such celebrity who made her Met debut this year was YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, who turned heads in a gorgeous pink outfit by Jeremy Scott.

Taking to Instagram, Lilly revealed how she frantically searched the mega event to find her “sister” Deepika Padukone. Lilly knocked over 6 chairs with her dress, got stepped on by 16 people and got a cramp to hug Depika.

Lilly also treated her fans to two beautiful pictures of her with the actor. “where she wrote alongside the pictures that the search was totally “worth it”.

Lilly also shared the same post on her Twitter handle, in response to which Deepika gave her a better idea to find her next time. “The next time…just call! easier way to find me! love you sista! Superwoman,” she tweeted .

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Arjun Kapoor turns entrepreneur with food delivery app

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Actor has invested in an app that aims to empower women

Actor Arjun Kapoor has turned co-investor for a home food delivery company which aims to empower women.

“My aim at investing in Foodcloud.in is to contribute towards a larger societal purpose — of empowering the homemakers to contribute towards their family income,” Kapoor said in a statement.

Led by CEO Vedant Kanoi and co-founder Sanjhi Rajgarhia, the food delivery platform runs on the premise of home cooks delivering hygienic and home-cooked food to customers from their kitchens.

“It not only boosts household income leading to a better lifestyle but also drives gender parity for the woman at home or in her neighbourhood. To me, that’s a tiny step towards parity, towards empowerment in society at large,” added the ‘Ki & Ka’ actor.

The 33-year-old star said that by signing on with the Foodcloud.in platform, women can convert their skill set into an economic asset.

For Kanoi, having a “socially conscious youth icon” like Kapoor’s support is a dream come true.


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