New Movies in Kolkata this week

Kick start your weekend with an array of flicks releasing this week in theatres. Watch an exciting mix of action, romance, comedy and drama to get your weekly dose of entertainment.

Hindi movie buffs can watch actor-turned-director Parmeet Sethi's directorial debut, Badmaash Company . Badmaash Company features Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Vir Das and Meyang Chang. The story is set in the 1990s in Mumbai where four youngsters, Karan (Shahid Kapoor), Bulbul (Anushka Sharma), Chandu (Vir Das) and Zing (Meyang Chang) come together to set up an import business. They four strike it big and earn easy money because of their unorthodox methods, and learn that a big idea is all it takes for success. Nothing stops them, even when they are forced to shut shop, they come up with yet another plan to beat the system.


Hollywood's much-awaited Iron Man 2 hits theatres this week. Iron Man 2 features Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Jon Favreau, Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell. In this sequel to the 2008 Iron Man, billionaire, eccentric inventor Tony Stark is back, and this time his dual identity is known to all. He has to confront new enemies while facing pressure from the government to share his new technology with the military. Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man suit because he fears the information will be misused. Hence he forms a new alliance with Pepper Potts, and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes to confront his opponents.

Indian born British film-maker Gurinder Chadha is back with It's a Wonderful Afterlife after producing hits like Bend It Like Bekham and Bride and Prejudice. It's a Wonderful Afterlife features Sendhil Ramamurthy (of Heroes fame), Shabana Azmi, Sally Hawkins and Mark Addy. This film is a romantic comedy centered on an Indian mother, Mrs Sethi (Shabana Azmi) who takes her obsession about her daughter's marriage marriage into the world of murder.

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