Nishi Tiwari

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The 10 Best Kishore Kumar Songs

The 10 Best Kishore Kumar Songs

Rediff.com2 Aug 2019

We celebrate Kishore Kumar's 90th birth anniversary on August 4 with Amit Kumar's 10 favourite Kishore Kumar songs.

Review: Hum Sab Ullu Hain is the worst film ever!

Review: Hum Sab Ullu Hain is the worst film ever!

Rediff.com9 Oct 2015

Hum Sab Ullu Hain is a brutal assault on the senses, rants Nishi Tiwari.

Review: Bhaag Johnny is no fun at all

Review: Bhaag Johnny is no fun at all

Rediff.com25 Sep 2015

Bhaag Johnny is a mangled mess of a film, says Nishi Tiwari.

Review: Meeruthiya Gangsters is engaging in parts

Review: Meeruthiya Gangsters is engaging in parts

Rediff.com18 Sep 2015

Meeruthiya Gangsters is a decent attempt from a debutant director, says Nishi Tiwari.

If Anil Kapoor, Alia, Salman had movies made on their lives...

If Anil Kapoor, Alia, Salman had movies made on their lives...

Rediff.com14 Sep 2015

Oh, the possibilities!

Review: Kaun Kitne Paani Mein disappoints

Review: Kaun Kitne Paani Mein disappoints

Rediff.com28 Aug 2015

Kaun Kitne Paani Mein fails to realise its potential, says Nishi Tiwari.

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Review: Fantastic Four is substandard fare

Rediff.com21 Aug 2015

Fantastic Four is a disappointing reboot of a disappointing superhero franchise.

If Sholay was set in the smartphone age...

If Sholay was set in the smartphone age...

Rediff.com11 Aug 2015

Would Thakur and Gabbar be squabbling over WIFI and Twitter trends?

Review: Bangistan is a colossal disappointment

Review: Bangistan is a colossal disappointment

Rediff.com7 Aug 2015

Bangistan is not the political satire it claims to be, says Nishi Tiwari.

Everything Salman thinks... but will NEVER tell us!

Everything Salman thinks... but will NEVER tell us!

Rediff.com23 Jul 2015

Caught you off guard there, didn't we?

Review: I Love NY, a great disservice to New Year's Eve and New York

Review: I Love NY, a great disservice to New Year's Eve and New York

Rediff.com10 Jul 2015

I Love NY is criminally unremarkable, says Nishi Tiwari.

Review: Second Hand Husband puts the fun in Punjabi

Review: Second Hand Husband puts the fun in Punjabi

Rediff.com3 Jul 2015

Second Hand Husband is entertaining in parts, says Nishi Tiwari.

'I am a big fan of Rohit Shetty and his Golmaal films'

'I am a big fan of Rohit Shetty and his Golmaal films'

Rediff.com3 Jul 2015

Punjabi singer-actor Gippy Grewal gets ready for his Bollywood innings.

Review: Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho lacks bite

Review: Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho lacks bite

Rediff.com26 Jun 2015

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho takes off with a great premise but fails to realise its full potential, says Nishi Tiwari.

'Outsiders don't get second chances in Bollywood'

'Outsiders don't get second chances in Bollywood'

Rediff.com25 Jun 2015

Taapsee Pannu on what makes her tick in the film industry.

'I come with a lot of baggage because of my dad Govinda'

'I come with a lot of baggage because of my dad Govinda'

Rediff.com17 Jun 2015

'Being a star kid was fun because I used to get a lot of attention. But sometimes, that brought me a lot of criticism like, 'oh, she's so snooty.' People have their own notions about kids whose parents are famous but my upbringing was very normal.' Govinda's daughter Tina Ahuja talks to Nishi Tiwari/ Rediff.com ahead of her Bollywood debut.

6 Life Lessons from Rakhi Sawant

6 Life Lessons from Rakhi Sawant

Rediff.com2 Jun 2015

Watch and learn, rookies.

Why Hrithik tweeted about THE dress

Why Hrithik tweeted about THE dress

Rediff.com22 May 2015

Dear Hrithik, apply antiseptic on burnt area.

The famous song Modi cited in Toronto

The famous song Modi cited in Toronto

Rediff.com16 Apr 2015

Sung and written by Kavi Pradeep, Dekh Tere Sansar Ki Haalat is a wistful commentary on the human condition and how it has only deteriorated over time.

Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is too preachy

Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is too preachy

Rediff.com20 Mar 2015

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel loses the plot somewhere in the first 15 minutes, says Nishi Tiwari.

Making India laugh... with NO abusive language!

Making India laugh... with NO abusive language!

Rediff.com9 Feb 2015

The AIB Roast of Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh may not have gone down well with certain sections of people, but Bottoms Up's incisive social commentary, peppered with delightfully subtle double entendre, still enjoys unprecedented success.

Review: Hawaizaada is a flight of fancy that fails to take off

Review: Hawaizaada is a flight of fancy that fails to take off

Rediff.com30 Jan 2015

Thanks to the film's half-baked treatment, it is reduced to appearing like a flight of fancy.

Review: Rahasya is a clever whodunit

Review: Rahasya is a clever whodunit

Rediff.com30 Jan 2015

Atmospheric chills and a good story your thing? Watch Rahasya, suggests Nishi Tiwari.

5 Things We DON'T Want To See in 2015

5 Things We DON'T Want To See in 2015

Rediff.com6 Jan 2015

Some of our worst filmi nightmares came true in 2014.

Ronit Roy: I have lost so much in my life

Ronit Roy: I have lost so much in my life

Rediff.com18 Dec 2014

'The work I did after my first film Jaan Tere Naam was crap. I delivered seven flops in a row before the industry wrote me off. That was probably the worst time of my life.' Ronit Roy takes stock of his acting career.

'Rajinikanth is the God of our Gods!'

'Rajinikanth is the God of our Gods!'

Rediff.com12 Dec 2014

Its double bonanza for Rajinikanth fans as his newest film releases on his 64th birthday.

Review: Mad About Dance is not a pathbreaking film

Review: Mad About Dance is not a pathbreaking film

Rediff.com22 Aug 2014

The film leaves much to be desired, writes Nishi Tiwari.

Review: Pizza is the spook-fest that delivers

Review: Pizza is the spook-fest that delivers

Rediff.com18 Jul 2014

There is more to this inventive Pizza than meets the eye, says Nishi Tiwari

Review: Lekar Hum Deewana Dil is a bit of a mess

Review: Lekar Hum Deewana Dil is a bit of a mess

Rediff.com4 Jul 2014

Lekar Hum Deewana Dil struggles to find its own voice, according to Nishi Tiwari.

Review: The Xpose has nothing new, and it doesn't even care

Review: The Xpose has nothing new, and it doesn't even care

Rediff.com16 May 2014

Saddled with glaring plot holes, caricaturish supporting cast, unintentionally funny punchlines, and Himesh Reshammiya, The Xpose is like Gunda, with better production values.

Satyamev Jayate 2 finale: No closure at this closing ceremony

Satyamev Jayate 2 finale: No closure at this closing ceremony

Rediff.com1 Apr 2014

If only Aamir Khan had resisted spoon-feeding his audience...

Review: Dishkiyaoon shoots itself in the foot

Review: Dishkiyaoon shoots itself in the foot

Rediff.com28 Mar 2014

The comic punches in Dishkiyaoon are too few and far between, plot twists make little sense and are saddled with glaring loopholes, writes Nishi Tiwari.

Is Satyamev Jayate a right platform for police reforms appeal?

Is Satyamev Jayate a right platform for police reforms appeal?

Rediff.com10 Mar 2014

The second episode ably shed some light on the lesser known side of police apathy -- another topical issue that has evoked nationwide anger lately. But did the topic fit in the show's format, asks Nishi Tiwari.

Review: August Osage County gives you a lump in the throat

Review: August Osage County gives you a lump in the throat

Rediff.com7 Mar 2014

18-time Oscar nominee Meryl Streep towers over everybody else in the film - thanks to her unparalleled acting prowess and the sheer intensity of the character she plays.

Review: Club 60 is promising but loses steam very fast

Review: Club 60 is promising but loses steam very fast

Rediff.com6 Dec 2013

Nishi Tiwari feels Club 60 is amply peppered with some standout moments but the good parts end very quickly.

Review: 'Virgin' Salman Khan EXPOSED on Koffee With Karan

Review: 'Virgin' Salman Khan EXPOSED on Koffee With Karan

Rediff.com2 Dec 2013

According to Nishi Tiwari, the first episode of Koffee With Karan 4, with Salman Khan as its guest, was explosive.