Monthly Archives: January 2017

Malika-e-Husn ! Tarannum ! Adakaari !

I express my sincere gratitude towards my dear friend Cattie for inspiring me write this review which is my tribute to the legendary lady artist of the Indian screen – Suraiya. The way there cannot be another Talat Mahmood or … Continue reading

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I can relate to it in several ways

I happened to watch this much acclaimed movie a bit late but I am glad that I watched it in theatre. Seeing it alone in a three-fourth empty theatre, I was able to get a feel of what was going on … Continue reading

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Winning hatred over through sympathy and love

Director Raj Kanwar has directed many hit movies during the past two decades but Badal (2000) is an underrated movie of him which was not successful commercially and not much talked about as well. I had seen this movie when … Continue reading

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We know what you did that winter Ekta Kapoor !

Kucch To Hai (2003) was released on 24th January, 2003 and I watched it with my family (wife and little daughter) in the Akash Cinema of Kota on 26th January, 2003 which is the Republic Day of India. The promos … Continue reading

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Watan Pe Jo Fida Hoga, Amar Woh Naujawaan Hoga …

Himaalay Ki Bulandi Se Suno Aawaaz Hai Aai, Kaho Maaon Se Den Bete, Kaho Behno Se Den Bhai (Please listen to the call has come from the heights of the Himaalayas. Ask the mothers to give their sons and the … Continue reading

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Give blood ! Take freedom !

Today is the birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who has been my idol since my childhood. The great son of India had arrived on the Earth exactly 120 years ago. He lightened up millions of hearts during his known … Continue reading

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Karna died but the caste-system survives

Around 26-27 years back when I was living in Kolkata (then Calcutta), I happened to read a small news-shaped article in the English newspaper – The Statesman which was titled as – ‘Ardh-Rathi Karna Died, The Caste-System Still Survives’. The … Continue reading

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