Film: Rush; Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Aditya Pancholi, Neha Dhupia, Sagarika Ghatge; Director: Shamin Desai; Rating: ***
Ouch, the TV channels won't be flattered. Rush, like Ram Gopal Varma's "Rann" three years ago, rushes into the cut-throat world of TRP-driven competition among news channels where news, if not discovered is created in the newsroom. So Varma told us in "Rann".
And now late director Shamin Desai's Rush takes us into the ostensibly murky chatroom politics of newchannels where news-baron Roger Khanna (Aditya Pancholi, unintentionally hilarious) gets reporters, civilians, politicians and criminals bumped off to make news. Just like that.
Far-fetched, yes. But Rush has its adrenaline rushing moments in the second half when the narrative picks up momentum and moves steadily towards» Read full review