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Sukanya Verma

Sukanya Verma is the Principal Movie Reviewer for Rediff.com. One of the most perceptive observers of Hindi cinema, Sukanya has a dazzling portfolio of features that have engaged Rediff.com readers for 20 years. You can e-mail the author at mailto_sukanyaverma@rediffmail.com

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The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com1 days ago

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl review

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl review

Rediff.com4 days ago

Janhvi Kapoor does well as the girl trying to assert her 'kaabiliyat', observes Sukanya Verma.

10 OTT shows to watch

10 OTT shows to watch

Rediff.com4 days ago

Fresh off the OTT oven, Sukanya Verma picks 10 hot new treats for you.

Bollywood's COOL Daddy moments

Bollywood's COOL Daddy moments

Rediff.com5 days ago

Sukanya Verma looks at the various baap-beti equations depicted on the screen.

25 GRAND Frames of Mughal-E-Azam

25 GRAND Frames of Mughal-E-Azam

Rediff.com5 Aug 2020

Sukanya Verma celebrates its grandeur and grandiloquence in 25 glorious frames on its diamond anniversary.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com4 Aug 2020

How much do you know about the movies? Find out in Sukanya Verma's amazing quiz.

10 OTT Shows To Watch

10 OTT Shows To Watch

Rediff.com3 Aug 2020

The OTT scene is bursting with action. Sukanya Verma gives her 10 exciting new recommendations for the week.

Lootcase review

Lootcase review

Rediff.com3 Aug 2020

'A whole lot of faffing around happens from the time Lootcase sets up its amusing premise and concludes it in a manner typical of its genre.' 'But the actors are such effortless fits for their parts, there is pleasure in this dillydallying,' observes Sukanya Verma.

Raat Akeli Hai review

Raat Akeli Hai review

Rediff.com1 Aug 2020

It's like Agatha Christie walked into Roman Polanski's Chinatown conversing in Vishal Bhardwaj with a smattering of Brian De Palma for razzle-dazzle -- the upshot is mesmeric, raves Sukanya Verma.

Shakuntala Devi review

Shakuntala Devi review

Rediff.com31 Jul 2020

There's nothing wrong in Vidya Balan's performance. There's just nothing new about it, feels Sukanya Verma.

25 STRIKING FRAMES of Hum

25 STRIKING FRAMES of Hum

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

Agneepath, Hum and Khuda Gawah are a testament to the Bachchan-Mukul Anand actor-director chemistry. Of the three, Hum is a natural crowd-pleaser, says Sukanya Verma.

25 STRIKING FRAMES of Hum!

25 STRIKING FRAMES of Hum!

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

Agneepath, Hum and Khuda Gawah is a testament to their harmonious actor-director chemistry. Of the three, Hum is a natural crowd-pleaser, feels Sukanya Verma.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

Take our quiz to find out just how much you know.

10 OTT Shows You Must Watch!

10 OTT Shows You Must Watch!

Rediff.com27 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma handpicks 10 new interesting movies and shows from India and abroad just for you.

Dil Bechara review

Dil Bechara review

Rediff.com25 Jul 2020

What was meant to be a toast to life and its many gifts suddenly became Sushant Singh Rajput's last hurrah, a this-is-it, a tearful goodbye, feels Sukanya Verma.

The Most Fashionable Women on OTT

The Most Fashionable Women on OTT

Rediff.com23 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma looks at the fashionistas of the OTT world.

Dying young in Bollywood

Dying young in Bollywood

Rediff.com22 Jul 2020

As often is the case on celluloid, romanticising death is as significant as making every moment count where a young life's passing makes the realisation all the more heartbreaking and momentous.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com21 Jul 2020

How much do you know about the movies? Find out in Sukanya Verma's amazing quiz.

10 OTT Shows To Watch

10 OTT Shows To Watch

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

As cinemas remain shut and watching movies on big screen still a distant dream, OTT platforms are keeping us distracted from the pandemic with its steady supply of content.

Naseeruddin Shah: 25 TOP Performances

Naseeruddin Shah: 25 TOP Performances

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma celebrates the acting legend.

25 WOW Frames of Dil Chahta Hai

25 WOW Frames of Dil Chahta Hai

Rediff.com17 Jul 2020

Dil Chahta Hai revolutionised the language of Hindi films. Sukanya Verma shows us how.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com15 Jul 2020

How much you know about the movies? Find out in Sukanya Verma's amazing quiz.

Breathe: Into The Shadows review

Breathe: Into The Shadows review

Rediff.com13 Jul 2020

'At the centre of it all is Abhishek Bachchan trying valiantly to pique our curiosity, but simply cannot muster the edginess his Avinash so badly needs,' observes Sukanya Verma.

Jagdeep's Most Memorable Roles

Jagdeep's Most Memorable Roles

Rediff.com9 Jul 2020

The funny man of Hindi cinema has passed into the ages, but the laughter he generated will echo for years to come.

The Best of Saroj Khan

The Best of Saroj Khan

Rediff.com7 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma salutes the power of Saroj Khan and her brilliant choreography.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com7 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

Lessons from Bollywood: What to wear in bed!

Lessons from Bollywood: What to wear in bed!

Rediff.com3 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma tells us how to rock night clothes, Hindi filum style.

Remember Bollywood's TERRACE moments?

Remember Bollywood's TERRACE moments?

Rediff.com2 Jul 2020

Sukanya Verma looks at Bollywood's various terrace moments.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com30 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

When Bollywood sees RED!

When Bollywood sees RED!

Rediff.com29 Jun 2020

Is this Bollywood's favourite colour?

Bhonsle review

Bhonsle review

Rediff.com26 Jun 2020

'The pure grace and proportion in Manoj Bajpayee's performance shows he knows his art inside out,' applauds Sukanya Verma.

Bollywood's torture tactics!

Bollywood's torture tactics!

Rediff.com24 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma offers some diversion in in the form of Bollywood's typical torture tactics.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com23 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

A rainy day in Bollywood

A rainy day in Bollywood

Rediff.com22 Jun 2020

With the onset of rains, it's the perfect occasion to highlight all the cool, crazy reasons Bollywood uses it as an excuse for.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com17 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies.

The Cult of Mithun Chakraborty

The Cult of Mithun Chakraborty

Rediff.com16 Jun 2020

National-award winning actor, producer, hotelier, ex-politician, cricket team owner, philanthropist, highest tax payer, reality show judge, animal lover and, above all, people's hero -- Mithun is truly a force of nature, says Sukanya Verma.

Step inside Bollywood's BEAUTIFUL HOMES

Step inside Bollywood's BEAUTIFUL HOMES

Rediff.com16 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma takes us inside 10 of her all-time favourite movie homes.

A force, a firefly. Shine on Sushant

A force, a firefly. Shine on Sushant

Rediff.com15 Jun 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput came, sparkled and left for a world that will hopefully understand and treat him better, hopes Sukanya Verma.

Gulabo Sitabo review

Gulabo Sitabo review

Rediff.com12 Jun 2020

'At the end of the day, this is Bachchan's film.' 'Despite the distracting makeup, his famous baritone and indisputable flair for dedicated inanity lend Mirza an air of significance,' observes Sukanya Verma.

25 DAZZLING scenes from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

25 DAZZLING scenes from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

Sukanya Verma lists her favourite frames from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

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