Monthly Archives: March 2017

Aye Dost, Dard Ka Rishta Bahut Hi Gehra Hai . . .

With my sincere thanks to my dear friend Cattie for inspiring me to pen this review, I pay my tribute to the legendary actress known as Meena Kumari who has become immortal as the only Tragedy Queen of Indian cinema. … Continue reading

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It’s certainly better than Guzaarish

In my review of Guzaarish (2010) which is a Bollywood movie based on the theme of euthanasia, I had mentioned that years back, a low budget Bollywood movie – Shaayad (1979) dealt with the same topic with utmost sensitivity. Today … Continue reading

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Akshaye Khanna’s confident debut

Following the footsteps of many stars of Bollywood, Vinod Khanna also decided to bring his next generation in Bollywood through a movie produced by him. His elder son – Rahul joined Bollywood on his own through offbeat cinema. But for … Continue reading

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Whodunnit ? Howdunnit ??

Personally I believe that there are only two categories of movies – good movies and bad movies. However in the cine-circles (of Bollywood), there are many other categorizations. One such categorization is A grade, B grade, C grade and the … Continue reading

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Just a beautiful painting

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has earned a name for himself for making different and impressive movies. And accolades are kept ready by the reviewers even before the release of his new movie. Hence I was expecting the same for Guzaarish (2010) … Continue reading

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Shammi Kapoor’s shoes don’t fit you Krishan Kumar

Many reviews have been written for the classic murder mystery Teesri Manzil (1966), the movie which is considered a milestone in the journey of musical suspense thrillers made in Bollywood. That brilliant movie boasts of very good script (Nasir Hussain), … Continue reading

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Big B’s most underrated movie

Main Azaad Hoon is the most underrated movie of the star of the millennium (!) Amitabh Bachchan who is definitely the living legend of Indian cinema. It got released in 1989 and flopped on the box office. But the notable … Continue reading

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