'Meri Pyaari Bindu': Tedium wrapped in retro sounds

Sometimes a debutant director shows a spark that never quite lights up the screen. God knows, Akshay Roy displays a keen eye for Kolkata's eccentricities: the trams and the fast-food lanes, the Durga idol silhouetting the hero's suicide attempt, the loud boisterous parents of the Bengali protagonist Abhi "so-called" so that the theme ......Read Full Review

'Meri Pyaari Bindu': Frothy and engaging

"Meri Pyaari Bindu" from the Yash Raj Films (YRF) stable is a sincere yet frothy tale, designed from a pulp novel. And like any other pulp fiction, this film is a light-hearted fluff, racy and engaging. Designed as a catharsis, it is the tale of a successful pulp writer Abhimanyu Roy aka Bubla, who has compiled novellas like ......Read Full Review