India's Best Movie of the Week - Season 3, Ep 4 (20-25 Jan 2020)

India's Best Movie of the Week - Season 3, Ep 4 (20-25 Jan 2020)

25 Jan 20 @ 5:58 PM | By GitacharYa & Divya Nair

Strolling through the magical land of Indian Cinema, we pick up the one Best Movie you must not miss from various major film industries like Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood, Mollywood, Sandalwood, and Bengali Cinema.

Welcome to Pycker India's Best Movie of the Week. This is Season 3 and Episode 4!

In Week 4 of 2020, we have some interesting releases which have created good buzz among the movie buffs with the promise of something different. Among them are Mollywood Megastar Mammootty's Shylock, acclaimed Tamil director Mysskin's Psycho, Mass Maharaj Ravi Teja's Disco Raja, and the Bollywood biggie Street Dancer 3D. Let's check what this week offers us in the table below without further ado. 

Movies Released This Week (20-25 Jan 2020)
SNo Title Director Cast Avg Rating Language
1 Disco Raja Vi Anand Ravi Teja. Nabha Natesh, Payal Rajput, Bobby Simha, Tanya Hope, and Vennela Kishore  2.6 Telugu
2 Street Dancer 3D Remo d'Souza Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Nora Fatehi, and Prabhu Deva 2.3 Hindi
3 Panga Ashwiny Aiyer Tiwari Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill, Richa Chadha, and Neena Gupta 3.4 Hindi
4 Rajavukku Check Sai Rajkumar Srushti Dange and Cheran 2.1 Tamil
5 Psycho Mysskin Udhayanidhi Stalin, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Nithya Menen 3.3 Tamil
6 Taana Yuvaraj Subramani Vaibhav Reddy, Nanditha Sweta, Yogi Babu, and Hareesh Peradi 2 Tamil
7 Shylock Ajai Vasudev Mammootty, Meena, Raj Kiran, Bibin George, and Hareesh Kanaran 2.9 Malayalam
8 The Kung Fu Master Abrid Shine Neeta Pillai, Jiji Scaria, and Sanoop D 2.3 Malayalam
9 Khakii Naviin Reddy B Chiranjeevi Sarjaa, Tanya Hope, Dev Gill, and Chaya Singh 1.5 Kannada
10

Naanu Matthu Gunda

Srinivas Thimmaiah Shivraj KR Pete, Samyukta Honard, and Govinde Gowda 3.1 Kannada
11 Dwitiyo Purush Srijit Mukherjee Parambrata Chatterjee, Anirban Bhattacharya, Soham Maitra, and Gaurav Chakraborty 3.0 Bengali

India's Best Movie Of The Week

All the 6 major film industries have come up with at least one release this week. While Telugu and Bengali (Tollywood & Tollywood) have one release each - both films with high buzz - Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada Cinemas have multiple releases. But it is Bollywood which delivered a couple of biggies in the form of the dance/musical Street dancer 3D and sports-drama starring Queen Kangana. 

Telugu film Disco Raja starring Ravi Teja received a mixed response with praise for the lead actor who enacted a complex and layered role with ease and the core subject of the film, routine execution is criticized. The Tamil film, Psycho directed by Mysskin is a typical Mysskin film and is an interesting watch. The other two releases in Tamil didn't make any noise.

None of the Kannada films (5 films in all) are worthy of your attention except for Naanu Matthu Gunda which tells the story of an auto driver who developed a friendship with a missing dog. Shivraj Pete's debut film as a lead actor has a few good eye-wetting moments. There is a biopic in Marathi - about Vitthal Bhai Kotwal titled Shaheed Bhai Kotwal the unsung freedom fighter. Despite a lot of potential for a little classic in the subject, the director failed to make it an engaging watch. 

The hotly anticipated Bengali film, Dwitiyo Purush directed by star director Srijit Mukherjee disappointed to an extent. But it's a one time watch nonetheless. Malayalam film Shylock starring Megastar Mammootty is a fan-fest and is a good commercial entertainer which took the box office by storm. While Street Dancer 3D has nothing new to offer except a couple of good dance numbers, Kangana Ranaut's Panga is bogged down by a generic storyline for a sports drama. It's not a bad film. But it doesn't stand out among the number of sports films releasing these days. 

Hence, none of the films released this week are declared as Pycker India's Best Movie of the Week as no movie met our standards.  

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Here are 

Pycker India's Best Movie of the Week winners for each quarter of 2019

First Quarter

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

Follow our Online Movies page to watch the best movies you have missed when they are released. 

Recommendation: Shylock (watching Mammootty in a mass role is super fun), Psycho (a really well made Mysskin style of a serial killer thriller), and Disco Raja (Excellent first hal and some brilliantly executed twists). 

Previous Best Movie of the Week Winners

Previous Best Movie of the Week Winners of the Season
Date Movie Director Cast Average rating Language
31 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
6-11 Jan 2020 Anjaam Pathiraa Midhun Manuel Thomas Kunchacko Boban, Indrans, Sreenath Bahsi 3.4 Malayalam
12-18 Jan 2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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