Monthly Archives: January 2016

Andhera Hai, Mann Ka Diya To Jala Le …

I dedicate this review to my dear friend and elder – B.S. Sethi Saheb who has been sending me inspiring messages through SMS for quite a period. A couple of days back, I received a message from him which reads … Continue reading

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Knowing the genius

Guru Dutt was undoubtedly the genius of Indian cinema. His untimely demise (at the age of 39 years only) did not dilute his greatness in any manner and in fact, a few decades after his death, his fan-following increased like … Continue reading

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Is this world only for the successful ?

Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) is the last movie bearing the name of Bollywood’s genius, Guru Dutt as the director. It’s a classic example of box office failure of an immortal masterpiece. It’s the tragic saga of a talented film director … Continue reading

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Never allow your faith in goodness to be shaken

The bitter experiences of my life have shaken my faith in ethics, goodness and the sublime values of life. However the movies like Anuraag (1972) is one such phenomena which reassures me that these noble things have not vanished altogether … Continue reading

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A suspense-soaked version of Daag The Fire

In my review of Shart (1986), I had asserted that though Murder 2 (2011) was termed by all and sundry as a remake of a Korean movie – The Chaser (2008), actually its story was exactly on the lines of … Continue reading

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Sanjeev Kumar as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Famous Scottish author – Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novella – Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was first published in 1886 on which Hollywood movies were made under the title – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in 1920, … Continue reading

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