Monthly Archives: April 2016

Kisi Ki Muskarahaton Pe Ho Nisaar . . .

I watched Barfi relatively late, after its nomination as the Indian entry for the Oscars has been declared. Now accusations are being levied on this movie for having a good dose of plagiarism, lifting the original idea from Benny & … Continue reading

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Love echoing in the sound of the clarinet

Goonj Uthi Shehnai (1959) is a black and white movie which is definitely among the best love stories ever presented by Bollywood. The highlight of the movie is the clarinet played in this movie by the legendary clarinet-player, Ustad Bismillah … Continue reading

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Man is a product of his experiences

I firmly believe that man is a product of his experiences, his circumstances and his environment. A person cannot give back to the society anything different from what the society has given to him / her. You pay back to … Continue reading

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Moon Moon Didi

17th April is the birthday of my deemed sister (in Hindi – Munh Boli Behan) – Moon Moon Didi whose real name is Indrani and whose parental surname is Mukherjee, post marriage surname being Mehraaj. In December 1991, when I … Continue reading

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The path leading to truth is bound to be thorny

Being an idealist since childhood, when myself happened to see my would-be wife on 28.06.1995 for the first time and when we had a talk with myself being in the privileged position to ask questions from her, I asked whether … Continue reading

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A low profile lawyer probes a rape-cum-murder case

The brutal rape of a medical student in the capital of India on 16th December, 2012 generated a huge uproar in the social and political circles. The victim girl termed as Nirbhaya (fearless) got badly injured and passed away after … Continue reading

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Plagiarism – An Incurable Disease

It’s the early morning hours and I just now read a satirical story – CHORI NAYE MAKAAN KI (the theft of a new house) in a book which is a collection of decades old Hindi satires written on the Indian … Continue reading

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