Monthly Archives: November 2016

One of Nana’s best movies

Ghulam-e-Mustafa (1997) can undoubtedly be counted among the best movies done by Nana Patekar. This is also one of the better works of the director, Partho Ghosh. The movie has a great deal of emotions and touches the viewer at … Continue reading

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Portrayal of a lover’s pain

Great Hindi poet – Sumitra Nandan Pant’s immortal lines are – Viyogi Hoga Pahla Kavi, Aah Se Upaja Hoga Gaan, Nikalkar Aankhon Se Chupchaap Bahi Hogi Kavita Anjaan (the first poet of the world must have been some lover separated … Continue reading

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A cobweb of male-female relationships

Yours truly is back with yet another review of a novel by Dame Agatha Christie, my favourite English authoress. Today I am presenting the review of  ‘The Hollow‘ which was first published in 1946. The title refers to the venue … Continue reading

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A classic novel, much ahead of its time

Today I am reviewing a classic novel of legendary Bangla author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. It’s Shesh Prashn (Hindi version has been titled as Antim Prashn). Sarat Babu always wrote the novels either on loving relationships within the Bengali families of … Continue reading

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Fate, my foe

I am a fatalist. And I am so because I have undergone experiences only those suggest that fate or destiny is the supreme force in anybody’s life. Whatever happens, happens because it’s written. You cannot browbeat your fate which is … Continue reading

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A rare blend of history and fiction

Tungabhadra is the name of the river flowing nearby Vijayanagar in Andhra Pradesh. In fact, this river is a combination of two small rivers – Tunga and Bhadra. The novel, I am reviewing, is a detailed account of the Vijayanagar … Continue reading

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Winning the hand of sweetheart is a big project

More than two decades back, I was feeling to be in love with a girl (can’t say now whether it was actually love or just a childish craving to get that girl in my life). When I proposed to her … Continue reading

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