Monthly Archives: May 2017

Kisi Ki Muskarahaton Pe Ho Nisaar . . .

I watched Barfi (2012) relatively late, after its nomination as the Indian entry for the Oscars had been declared. Now accusations are being levied on this movie for having a good dose of plagiarism, lifting the original idea from Benny & … Continue reading

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Love echoing in the sound of the clarinet

Goonj Uthi Shehnai (1959) is a black and white movie which is definitely among the best love stories ever presented by Bollywood. The highlight of the movie is the clarinet played in this movie by the legendary clarinet-player – Ustad Bismillah … Continue reading

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A novel based on the killing of Rajiv Gandhi

On 21st May, 1991, India’s youngest ever prime minister and the then youth icon, Rajiv Gandhi got killed in a bomb blast at Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), planned and executed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) because he had … Continue reading

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A marvel of emotions, music and cinematography

A major chunk of the Indian movies are love stories and the idea of  love triangle has also been hackneyed to the extent that now-a-days hardly any filmmaker must be pondering over it for his next venture. However if I have … Continue reading

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My favourite Amitabh-Jaya starrer

Real life pair – Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri have been cast together in many movies including classics like Abhimaan and Zanjeer as well as multi-starrers like Sholay and Chupke Chupke. But my personal favourite movie in which tall Amitabh and … Continue reading

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The relation of pain

Sunil Dutt and Nargis were perhaps the most ideal couple of Bollywood who had to face many odds like coming from totally different family backgrounds, difference in career status (Nargis had been a star for years whereas Sunil Dutt was … Continue reading

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The unfathomable depth of childhood love

We have heard and read a lot about childhood love. And all of us were children only years back. Children do have crush on someone just like the adolescents and the youths. However what’s the depth of that love that … Continue reading

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