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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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A Suitable Boy review

A Suitable Boy review

Rediff.com2 days ago

As splendid it is to behold, A Suitable Boy cannot match in soul and falls short of being memorable, feels Sukanya Verma.

The DDLJ Quiz

The DDLJ Quiz

Rediff.com4 days ago

Sukanya Verma presents a DDLJ special quiz to test your knowledge about one of Hindi cinema's most successful films of all time.

What's hot on the OTT menu?

What's hot on the OTT menu?

Rediff.com6 days ago

Justice, revenge, romance, tears, take your pick from Sukanya Verma's OTT recommendations for the week.

12 times SRK offered FOOD FOR THOUGHT!

12 times SRK offered FOOD FOR THOUGHT!

Rediff.com13 Oct 2020

Sukanya Verma looks at 12 times the superstar offered food for thought on subjects as varied as nation building, team spirit and the stupidity of big fat Indian weddings while wolfing down a meal.

BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com13 Oct 2020

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

What's hot on the OTT menu?

What's hot on the OTT menu?

Rediff.com13 Oct 2020

Affluence without conscience, haunted homes and heads, a big fat Punjabi wedding and more on OTT this week. Here are Sukanya Verma's 10 recommendations.

Ginny Weds Sunny review

Ginny Weds Sunny review

Rediff.com9 Oct 2020

If the ravishing Yami Gautam injects vivacity and vulnerability in her dilly-dallying Ginny, Vikrant Massey is absolutely smashing as the sweet-natured dunce who endears himself to her, cheers Sukanya Verma.

PIX: Going back to the theatre

PIX: Going back to the theatre

Rediff.com8 Oct 2020

As we prepare to return to the land of silver screens and samosa, Sukanya Verma looks at notable theatre moments in Hindi films.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com7 Oct 2020

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

Can Himesh scare China away?

Can Himesh scare China away?

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

A playlist of 10 'so bad it's good' songs, our hostile neighbours will regret the day they decided to take panga.

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here's what Sukanya Verma recommends.

Khaali Peeli Review

Khaali Peeli Review

Rediff.com2 Oct 2020

'Khaali Peeli has the wits of a kindergarten school play,' sighs Sukanya Verma.

Serious Men review

Serious Men review

Rediff.com1 Oct 2020

Serious Men is one of the sharpest movies of Sudhir Mishra's career, observes Sukanya Verma.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com29 Sep 2020

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

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Rediff.com29 Sep 2020

Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here's what Sukanya Verma recommends.

Saluting SPB: The Voice of Joy and Soul

Saluting SPB: The Voice of Joy and Soul

Rediff.com28 Sep 2020

S P Balasubrahmanyam sang songs about life and loss with enough soul to break your heart, notes Sukanya Verma.

When dancing around a TREE was so much FUN!

When dancing around a TREE was so much FUN!

Rediff.com25 Sep 2020

Sukanya Verma lists the memorable use of trees in Hindi movies.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com23 Sep 2020

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

Bollywood's ladies are FABULOUS AFTER 40!

Bollywood's ladies are FABULOUS AFTER 40!

Rediff.com22 Sep 2020

It's such a misconception that actresses -- any woman for that matter -- are on a downwards slope when they hit 40.

10 OTT Shows to Watch This Week

10 OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Rediff.com21 Sep 2020

Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen Sharma's ode to sisterhood, Robert Pattinson's amusing accent, Satyajit Ray's many masterpieces, Steven Soderbergh's breakout indie, Mark Ruffalo's good fight -- all this and more on Sukanya Verma's recommendation list on OTT this week.

25 GORGEOUS FRAMES of Kareena Kapoor

25 GORGEOUS FRAMES of Kareena Kapoor

Rediff.com21 Sep 2020

On Kareena Kapoor's 40th birthday on September 21, Sukanya Verma handpicks 25 of her most stunning frames from various movies to highlight how she draws our attention in big and small ways.

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare review

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare review

Rediff.com19 Sep 2020

>'The women, warts and all, are fascinating and frustrating for their flaws.' 'As much director Alankrita Shrivastava wants them to chart their course on their own terms, she pauses much too frequently to throw in a little pity party,' observes Sukanya Verma.

The Kareena@40 Quiz

The Kareena@40 Quiz

Rediff.com18 Sep 2020

Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about Kareena Kapoor.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com15 Sep 2020

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

10 OTT shows for You

10 OTT shows for You

Rediff.com14 Sep 2020

The OTT menu is sparkling with brand new goodies. Here are Sukanya Verma's 10 recommendations for the week.

Atkan Chatkan review

Atkan Chatkan review

Rediff.com9 Sep 2020

'No amount of Sivamani's finger-snapping music can shake off the bechara burden Lydian Nadhaswaram's real-life piano prodigy is forced to carry,' notes Sukanya Verma.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com8 Sep 2020

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

Have you watched these 10 OTT shows?

Have you watched these 10 OTT shows?

Rediff.com7 Sep 2020

Roger Ebert's favourite Fellini film, time travel in Kolkata, Charlie Kaufman's existential horror, Fahadh Faasil's hacker skills, audacious superheroes, fledgling superheroes, Sukanya Verma offers 10 recommendations to watch on OTT.

JL50 review

JL50 review

Rediff.com4 Sep 2020

JL50 is an ambitious thriller that progresses smoothly until it starts answering all the questions it has raised, notes Sukanya Verma.

Aashram review

Aashram review

Rediff.com2 Sep 2020

Bobby Deol, on a comeback trail of sorts, is far more surefooted as the devious godman, smoothly transforming from genuine to shady, than his deadpan cop in the recently released Class of '83, feels Sukanya Verma.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com2 Sep 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.com1 Sep 2020

Sukanya Verma brings the latest action on OTT platforms this week.

Sadak 2 review

Sadak 2 review

Rediff.com29 Aug 2020

Between phony philosophical musings and Abbas-Mustan level of believe-it-or-not twists, Sadak 2 dodders towards its dead end destination, notes Sukanya Verma.

Mee Raqsam review

Mee Raqsam review

Rediff.com26 Aug 2020

Mee Raqsam is an ode to fathers who guide their children to the path where dreams come true, notes Sukanya Verma.

10 Shows on OTT To Watch

10 Shows on OTT To Watch

Rediff.com25 Aug 2020

Ready to plan your week's binging schedule on the OTT? Sukanya Verma offers a menu full of curious offerings.

Class of '83 review

Class of '83 review

Rediff.com22 Aug 2020

Class of '83 is no Ardh Satya and Bobby Deol is no Om Puri, notes Sukanya Verma.

25 STUNNING FRAMES of Gupt

25 STUNNING FRAMES of Gupt

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

Gupt's greatest success lies in how attractive it remains despite the suspense becoming common knowledge, feels Sukanya Verma.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com19 Aug 2020

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

OTT Shows To Watch

OTT Shows To Watch

Rediff.com18 Aug 2020

The OTT scene is buzzing with hot new shows for your viewing. Sukanya Verma offers a list of everything you shouldn't miss.

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

The BOLLYWOOD QUIZ CHALLENGE!

Rediff.com13 Aug 2020

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

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