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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Love ! Love ! Love !

Pyar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001) is a flop movie which I had seen in theatre with my wife (in the Aakash cinema of Kota) on 05.08.2001. It is by no means any great movie but I liked it. And hence … Continue reading

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