Monthly Archives: August 2017

It made me revisit Vardi Waala Gunda on celluloid

My regular readers may be able to recall that some time back (on the occasion of the death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi), I had posted the review of a Hindi bestseller novel – Vardi Waala Gunda which was published first … Continue reading

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Musafir Hoon Yaaro …

This review is dedicated to Gulzar whose 83rd birthday falls on 18th August. While conveying my wishes to the great litterateur and filmmaker, I am presenting the review of this classic movie made by him four and a half decades … Continue reading

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Emraan Haashmi’s first step on the silver screen

Emraan Haashmi is one of the popular heroes (though not in the league of the Khans or the Deols) of Bollywood today. Footpath (2003) is his debut movie which was made by his uncles Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt as … Continue reading

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Sushmita Banerjee killed ! No escape from Taliban !

Today is the birthday of Manisha Koirala. This review is dedicated to this talented Nepali beauty alongwith Sushmita Bandyopadhyay whose 4th death anniversary will fall on 4th September this year. I was shocked like anything when I had got the … Continue reading

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The painful saga of retreat

Haqeeqat (1964) is undoubtedly the best war based movie ever made in India. I term Haqeeqat, Border (1997) and LOC – Kargil (2003) as three genuine war based movies made under Hindi cinema. The later two were made by J.P. … Continue reading

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Attack is the best defense Mr. Prime Minister !

Whenever I read in the newspaper that the Indian diplomat in Pakistan has been called by the Pakistani authorities and thereby an official objection has been registered by Pakistan against India regarding the violation of ceasefire by the Indian soldiers. … Continue reading

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Pickpocketing ? No, this is the craft of the hand

Making the things disappear from the sight of the onlookers (or someone’s possession) is called an art of magic which the professional magicians demonstrate in their shows. In Indian lingo, this is called – Haath Ki Safaai (the craft of … Continue reading

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