Monthly Archives: March 2016

They could sacrifice their lives and we can’t even remember them ?

Shivraam Raajguru ! Sukhdev Thaapar ! Sardaar Bhagat Singh ! Three names which stirred the entire nation when the three youths bearing these names climbed the gallows with smiles on their lips on 23rd March, 1931. Their sacrifice for the … Continue reading

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Jai Jawaan ! Jai Kisaan !

Actor-producer-director Manoj Kumar has been bestowed upon the most prestigious cine-award of India – The Dada Saheb Phaalke Award for the year 2015. While congratulating the veteran artiste for this extra-ordinary achievement of his, I am presenting the review of a classic … Continue reading

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The day of victory of love and devotion

Today is Mahashivraatri, the day of worshipping Lord Shiva and Lady Parvati. It falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of the month of Phalgun as per the Indian calendar (Panchang). As per the Indian mythology, the marriage … Continue reading

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It’s better than the movies on Kashmir

We have had several movies made on the decades old Kashmir problem but yet to see a good movie in recent years doing full justice to the still burning issue. Kashmir has been burning for the past twenty years. However … Continue reading

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The call for justice

Pukaar (1939) is a period movie which shows the reign of the Mughal emperor – Jahaangir who was famous for his true and unbiased justice. A huge bell (Ghanta) used to hang at his palace whose pulling chain used to … Continue reading

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A treat for a typical Bollywood movie viewer

Kati Patang (1970) can, by all means, be considered a classic starring superstar Rajesh Khanna and the beauty of the sixties, Asha Parekh with highly melodious music of Pancham Da (R.D. Burman) and a very intersting story. The story taken … Continue reading

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The debut of AB’s baby and Lolo’s sis

After the success of Border (1997), J.P. Dutta came before the Indian audience with Refugee (2000) whose lead pair at that time was known as AB’s baby (the offspring of Amitabh Bachchan) and Lolo’s sis (the sister of Karisma Kapoor). … Continue reading

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