Monthly Archives: April 2017

Land of Charbhujanath, Atomic Power and Shreya

While serving Nuclear Power Corporation of India, I got transferred from Tarapur Atomic Power Station in Maharashtra to Rajasthan Atomic Power Station in 2001. Just the next day to Makar Sankranti, on 15th January, 2001, I stepped on the land … Continue reading

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A traveller and a belle

Guru Dutt’s assistant and pupil, Raj Khosla seems to have learnt a lot from his senior (who was indeed a Guru). He was given the first opportunity to direct a movie independently by Guru Dutt only in the movie – … Continue reading

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Guru Dutt presents a hilarious comedy

Guru Dutt is mainly known for his thought-provoking, profound classic movies like Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool and Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam. However he had directed one hilarious comedy also prior to them. Since the movie had been made in the … Continue reading

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Hemant Da presents the Indian Rebecca

Rebecca is a classic mystery penned by Daphne du Maurier in 1938, which was adapted for celluloid by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940. The lady in the title role is already dead in the story but she; through her memories, the … Continue reading

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The market where helplessness is bought and sold

Bazaar (1982) is truly a classic movie by all standards. It presents the true story of those unfortunate (Muslim) girls who are virtually sold to the rich people in the Gulf under the camouflage of marriage by their poor parents … Continue reading

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Atithi, please drop in on any Tithi

After many overhyped movies, an underhyped and unpromoted Bollywood movie came in the form of Atithi, Tum Kab Jaoge (2010), got seen without any expectation in the mind of the viewer and conquered his heart. After Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), there had … Continue reading

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The unending slavery of the lower caste peasant

First of all I express my heartfelt gratitude towards esteemed blogger and my dear friend Nishant Singh (better known as @sydbarett) for inspiring me to pen the review of this outstanding movie which was the maiden venture of now well-known … Continue reading

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