Shomini Sen

Shomini Sen

Digital news journalist, WION

Shomini has written on entertainment and lifestyle for the most part of her career. While writing on cinema remains her first love, her other interest lies in topics like gender, society and Indian literature.

Neither Priyanka Chopra nor the readers need hate-spewing viral article by this US website

Priyanka Chopra has worked hard to be at the top of the game and she doesn't need this negative viral article, neither do the readers

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'2.0' review: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's film is illogical but a fun ride

One expects Rajinikanth's films to be larger than life, sometimes even a tad ridiculous, but '2.0' attempts to not just be an out and out commercial film, but also give a commentary on today's…

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'Fantastic Beasts' review: Less of beasts, more of Dumbledore's past

Wish there were more beasts in a film that keep going back to Potter series for references. 

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' review: Rami Malek is pitch perfect as rockstar Freddie Mercury

That last 20 minutes at the Wembley sort of redeems the films to a great extent as it is exhilarating to watch the iconic band and the mad genius called Freddie Mercury come alive one more time,…

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'Thugs Of Hindostan' review: Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan's latest is unacceptable

With the producers had invested their money in a good story and some research. 

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'Bazaar' review: There is more action at Dalal Street than in this Saif Ali Khan film

Saif Ali Khan delivers a solid performance despite a poorly-written script. 

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'Koffee With Karan' and its host Karan Johar need to grow up

The episode, in a nutshell, could be called a fantasy that Johar played out on national TV. It was not for our entertainment purpose but solely for his own. 

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'First Man' review: Ryan Gosling's film is a story of America's reluctant hero Neil Armstrong

'First Man' shows Armstrong in a very different light- of a man who is troubled by a personal tragedy and who struggles hard to overcome his grief to be a part of the NASA mission. 

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'Helicopter Eela' review: Kajol, Riddhi Sen are good, the story not so much

We have seen Kajol playing more well-defined characters than this one.

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ review: It’s like any other big budget Bollywood love story

The film has great sets and very good looking actors.

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Andhadhun: Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana's film keeps you hooked till the end

Tabu is the scene stealer in filmmaker Sriram Raghavan's taut thriller. 

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Tanushree Dutta harassment case: Why blame Bollywood alone? We are all culprits

Keeping mum on the matter will silence those who have been brave enough to share their horrific incidents. Let's not shun them, let's shun those who have tried to silence these brave individuals…

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Sui Dhaaga: Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan shine in Sharat Katariya's heartwarming film

The film is predictable yet makes for a good watch. 

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'Manto': Nawazuddin Siddiqui delivers a class act in a film that is for a selective audience

Its been 63 years since Saadat Hasan Manto breathed his last, but the man, his ideologies and his work remain relevant even in this day and age. Read Article

'Manmarziyaan': Taapsee, Vicky and Abhishek's film is all heart

'Manmarziyaan' is Anurag Kashyap's purest take on love; has terrific performances by the ators. Read Article