Monthly Archives: November 2016

Are the pairs really made in heaven ?

Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) was released when I was preparing for the Civil Services Main Examination in Jaipur and was very much eager to watch it when my papers would be over. I finished with my papers on 8th … Continue reading

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In quest of the unknown with Mr. Perfectionist

For the first time in my life, I had watched a newly released movie in first day first show and that too with my better half. Myself and my wife had decided to have fun on 30th November 2012 (I … Continue reading

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Love at its emotional best

When we see love in the movies (especially Bollywood movies), several times we feel by watching the on-screen love that this is not real and just filmy. However Bollywood boasts of hundreds of good love stories also in which the … Continue reading

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Being a quiz master

On 26th August, 2010, I performed the role of the Quiz Master in the Inter-PSU Quiz Contest 2010 organized at BHEL, Hyderabad in which total 21 teams participated. Though I am a Finance man and this is not my field, … Continue reading

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The non-living member of my family

A few years back, I happened to read a post of esteemed authoress, poetess, reviewer and blogger Geetashri Chatterjee in which she had shared her sentiments towards a tree. I drew inspiration from that write-up of hers only to pour out my sentiments towards something I … Continue reading

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Ye Zindagi Usi Ki Hai Jo Kisi Ka Ho Gaya . . .

The greatest Indian movie made on the Salim-Anarkali saga is unarguably Mughal-e-Azam (1960). It can be considered as one of the best movies ever made not just in India but all over the world. Legendary director Kareem Aasif took 15 … Continue reading

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It has assimilated with the Indian folklore

In the Indian mythological epic – Raamayan, Sage Vishwamitra asks King Dashrath for his sons – Ram and Lakshman to take on the might of the evil demons, creating havoc in the pious forests inhabited by the saints and finally … Continue reading

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Keeping the soul of the literary work intact

I sincerely thank my friend Nimisha who inspired me to write this review. Ek Chadar Maili Si which was released in 1986, is a celluloid adaptation of a novel of the same title penned by eminent Urdu writer Rajinder Singh Bedi. Making … Continue reading

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The guilt of mixing personal and professional life

Kasoor (guilt) is a movie from the Bhatt camp of Bollywood which shamelessly steals stories from the Hollywood movies and put them before the ignorant Indian audience by Indianizing their milieu and characters. Kasoor (2001) is one such movie only … Continue reading

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Newcomers shine in this penitence cum love saga

A Bollywood movie made with newcomer actors is successful only when either the newcomers are from high profile Bollywood families and the movie is released with a lot of hype and pre-release publicity or when the movie is indeed very … Continue reading

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