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'2 States': A magical north-south love story you wish wouldn't end
Film: 2 States; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Shiv Subramaniam; Directed by Abhishek Varman; Rating: ****Magically, 2 States ends with a beautifully staged wedding where the film's culture-crossed couple finally get their wish.Sigh of relief? Not quite. This is a film you don't want to end. It's a story....but wait, it doesn't seem like a story!! Not in the sense of 'Once upon a time when Boy Met Girl'. You know exactly where our twosome, the gorgeous Ananya and the diffident Krish are going...But you get so ...

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Film: 2 States; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Shiv Subramaniam; Directed by Abhishek Varman; Rating: ****Magically, 2 States ends with a beautifully staged wedding where the film's culture-crossed couple finally get their wish.Sigh of relief? Not quite. This is a ...more

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