Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sunil exposes ‘Top Secret’ after losing his job

Famous mystery writer – Erle Stanley Gardner has written 83 novels under his popular Perry Mason series. Hindi novelist of thriller / mystery genre, Surendra Mohan Pathak has overtaken him on this count by penning more than 100 novels taking … Continue reading

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A must visit for a tourist to Hyderabad

Golconda Fort is one of the major tourist attractions in Hyderabad. I shifted from Delhi to Hyderabad in the last quarter of 2009 and visited several tourist attractions with my family thereafter. However we could visit Golconda (or Golkunda) Fort … Continue reading

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Missing the beloved

In Mahesh Bhatt’s movie – Daddy (1991), there is a dialogue which has always appealed to me – ‘Zindagi Yaadon Ke Siva Aur Hai Hi Kya ?‘ (What’s a life sans memories ?). Yes, memories are not everything but a … Continue reading

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Aroma of Ideals versus Harsh Reality of Life

Ansoo Ban Gaye Phool is a movie produced in 1969 by Ashok Kumar’s real life brother, Anoop Kumar and directed by Satyen Bose who has directed numerous good movies for Rajshri and other banners too. Before I start the review, … Continue reading

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Dealing with this issue needs guts Mr. Prakash Jha

I have always kept Prakash Jha in high esteem since I watched Hip Hip Hurray (1984) and Damul (1985) on Doordarshan and Gangaajal (2003) and Apaharan (2005) in theatre. I always appreciated his guts of calling a spade a spade … Continue reading

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That memorable outing at Pahaadajhar

Exactly fifteen years have passed since I had made a memorable outing with my family in the rainy season of 2002. That was the day of 25th August, 2002. I was posted at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station located near a … Continue reading

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Deva O Deva, Ganapati Deva, Tumse Badhkar Kaun

The day of Ganesh Visarjan is approaching which day the devotees immerse the idols of Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom ‘n’ removal of hurdles in any work, which had been installed on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi (the fourth … Continue reading

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Barbaadiyon Ka Jashn Manaata Chala Gaya …

Today I happened to read an article written by a religious leader in a newspaper that instead of mourning for our losses and setbacks in life, we should celebrate them. Appears contradictory ? Well, it reminded me of a very … Continue reading

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Bade Miyaan Deewane . . .

Today is the birthday of Saira Banu, the Beauty Queen of Bollywood during the sixties. While conveying my hearty birthday wishes to her, I present this review on this occasion. In my review of P.G. Wodehouse’s novel – The Small … Continue reading

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Nature versus Nurture

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and esteemed reviewer, Deepak M.R. for inspiring me to write a review of this classic movie from the prestigious RK banner of Bollywood. Actor-producer-director Raj Kapoor has given many excellent movies to … Continue reading

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