Monthly Archives: August 2017

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 only joint venture of Big B and Jumping Jack

Amitabh Bachchan and Jeetendra have been two big heroes of the Indian screen. On one hand, Amitabh Bachchan has reserved his place in the history books and is called as the star of the (bygone) millennium now; on the other, … Continue reading

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Merrymaking in forest

Jangal Mein Mangal (merrymaking in a forest or to be exact, a deserted place) is an entertaining movie which I am reviewing due to the inspiration of my dear friend and esteemed reviewer Mazhar Nawaz. Sincere thanks Mazhar Bhai for … Continue reading

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Maestros join hands to create a musical aura

Bollywood’s greatest showman and legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor started his own production house and his journey as a film director with Aag (1948). However he wanted to make a complete team of himself which could continue for years like a … Continue reading

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Indian rains ! How romantic !

It’s rainy season in India and rains have always been a source of romance, love and emotion for the Bollywood filmmakers. So several great songs have been created in films that fill the male-female hearts with the fragrance of romance … Continue reading

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Hunger ! Injustice ! And Bullet !

Bollywood cannot boast of many quality movies made on the issue of Naxalism. In the new millennium, the first good Hindi movie made upon this ever burning issue of rural India was Lal Salaam (2002) starring Nandita Das and Sharad … Continue reading

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Remembering and adoring the motherland

With the arrival of the Independence Day (and the Republic Day) every year, we start listening to the patriotic songs most of which belong to the movies only. Several memorable patriotic songs or the songs related to the praise or … Continue reading

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Wonderful not just for the kids but us as well

I love to watch Taarzan – The Wonder Car (2004) with my children on television. I have watched it a number of times and my children are also sailing in the same boat. This is a movie which I could … Continue reading

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