Bioscopewala (U/A)
25/May/2018 Drama, Drama 1hr 35mins

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A sparkling Danny Denzongpa and the power of cinema

With the script focussing on his character, Danny is certainly the one that shines. One can't help but wonder why Bollywood mainly offered him roles as villains for his range is so vast? We have seen him as Kancha Cheena in Agneepath as well as Khuda Baksh of Khuda Gawah but from now on, he is the B...(more)

Source: Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times


Bioscopewala is a sweet film

Bioscopewala is a sweet film to watch if you want to bring back memories of your innocent, carefree, childhood through the lens of the bioscopewala.(more)

Source: Prasanna Zore,


Danny Denzongpa's Performance Is First-Rate In This Well-Crafted Sparkling Little Gem

The supporting cast is effective too. Adil Hussain, Tisca Chopra, Brijendra Kala and Ekavali Khanna do full justice to their significant cameos, adding to the tapestry that Bioscopewala creates in its attempt to capture, and transmit, the humanist core of the Tagore story. A sparkling little gem, ap...(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies


Danny Denzongpa is simply perfect in this heartfelt adaptation of a beloved tale

This crucial decision makes us want to stand steadfastly by Medhekar's boldness as a director, even overlook the many flaws of his film for its duration as we surrender to the recreation of a story that was such an essential part of our childhood. For, as King writes further, the truth of this ficti...(more)

Source: Anupam Kant Verma,


The Danny Denzongpa film realises only some of its great potential

A most moving scene has a bucket of bathing water with neem leaves floating in them, Kala's character offers it to Minnie without a word, and in just that gesture, gives us a glimpse of what this film could have been�a palimpsest of memories and lost love.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express


In the footsteps of Tagore

The Bioscopewala himself, seems disembodied for a long while, someone you piece together with several people's versions of who he was. It's only towards the fag end that he and the one who plays him, i.e. Danny Denzongpa, come alive forcefully, Cinema Paradiso style.(more)

Source: NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu


A classic revisited!

The tales of Tagore that are a part of every Bengali family folklore have far more depth and intensity, the reverberations of which linger on in their psyche forever. Medhekar's additions are enough to contemporise a tale that never dates; what he doesn't add are moments that would have added anothe...(more)

Source: ARNAB BANERJEE, Deccan Chronicle


Danny Denzongpa Starrer Should be Widely Seen and Discussed

Bioscopewala may not be a film for everyone, but it's definitely a film everyone should be encouraged to watch.(more)

Source: SHRISHTI NEGI, News18

Music Tracks

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1 “ Bioscopewala Title Song” Gulzar K. Mohan Listen