Monthly Archives: August 2016

Partition of India – Before and After

In my humble opinion as well as in the opinion of several great litterateurs and critics, Jhootha-Sach is one of the greatest novels of the world and the greatest literary fiction book ever written in Hindi. The readers who can … Continue reading

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Searching for the lost love in someone else

Human life is strange as well as complicated. And so are the male-female relationships. You never know whom you fall for, how, when and why. The ‘why’ is the most ticklish among these questions and normally it is difficult to … Continue reading

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A tribute to Richard Attenborough

Sir Richard Attenborough passed away on 24.08.2014. The artist who is best known for his Oscar winning directorial venture – Gandhi (1982) is no more. An actor turned director, Richard Attenborough touched the sky of excellence in his making of … Continue reading

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The predecessor to Chak De India by Prakash Jha

I liked the movie – Chak De India (2007) very much which was made by Yash Raj Films and directed by Shimit Ameen while casting Shah Rukh Khan and many girls in principal roles. I watched it in theatre (PVR … Continue reading

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A movie based on the Nanavati trial

By reading A Time To Kill which is the very first novel penned by John Grisham, the author of several bestselling legal thrillers, I learnt that the trial of a murder committed in USA is not that much linked to the evidences … Continue reading

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A tale of checks and checkmates between spies

Another Independence Day is around with our prime minister maintaining a blow hot and blow cold approach towards our perennial enemy Pakistan. Pakistan has never been friendly with India in the true sense since its coming to existence. Many movies … Continue reading

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Desh Maangta Hai Qurbaniyaan…

Another 15th August ! One more Independence Day ! One more annual occasion to remember the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the motherland. Our patriotic sentiments seem to have got associated with the particular dates only. … Continue reading

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