Monthly Archives: December 2016

Zindagi Zinda Dili Ka Naam Hai . . .

Zindagi Zinda Dili Ka Naam Hai, Murda Dil Kya Khaak Jiya Karte Hain (life is the name of never-say-die spirit, what the hell do the dead-hearts live). These are the lines I have read and listened to several times. What … Continue reading

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Singing experiences of a non-singer

I have been a music lover since my childhood. Since my mother had learnt music properly in her bachelorhood and a harmonium had come to our home alongwith her as a part of her dowry, she wanted me also to … Continue reading

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The only horror movie very close to my heart

I don’t like watching horror movies at all. Despite being a movie buff, this is one kind of movies which I always prefer to avoid. Still there is a horror movie which I like to watch again and again and … Continue reading

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Sharing of common pain and loneliness on Christmas

Bada Din (big day) is the term in the Indian lingo for Christmas. This term was perhaps coined in the British India, by the Indian subjects of the Firangi Saheb Log who called the day celebrated by their Sahebs as … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To You . . .

Bhanwar (1976) is a regular mainstream Bollywood movie which is based on the Hindi novel of the same title written by renowned Hindi novelist and script-writer, Gulshan Nanda. I have read the novel also and found both the book version … Continue reading

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The touching story of a noble Christian girl

Bollywood has presented several memorable Christian characters in different movies. Who can forget Mrs. D’sa of Anari (1959) ? However¬†full-fledged movies on the life of the Christians in India have been very few. Today I am reviewing a memorable movie … Continue reading

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The betrothed

Among the non-Hindi and non-English novelists, if there’s an author whose works have effortlessly conquered my heart, then it’s Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, the legendary Bangla author. Somewhere else, I have¬†asserted that Sarat Babu’s novels are even more sacrosanct than the … Continue reading

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