Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fragrance of love in the fragrance of tuberose

Firstly, I express my gratitude towards esteemed reviewer and author Sajit Nair who inspired and reminded me to write a review of this beautiful movie which is as fragrant as the flowers of tuberose use to be. In fact, I … Continue reading

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A tribute to Dinesh Thakur, an underrated artist

It’s been five years since a well-known film and theatre personality Dinesh Thakur left for his heavely abode on 20.09.2012. Despite being a brilliant actor (of the category of Nasiruddin Shah, Om Puri and Girish Karnaad) alongwith being a brilliant … Continue reading

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Suspense and chill, courtesy Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is known today as a respected and high-profile filmmaker who has not only directed movies like Parinda (1989), 1942 – A Love Story (1994), Mission Kashmir (2000), Eklavya (2007) etc. but also made good quality movies giving … Continue reading

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When brothers become rivals in love

Love is such a phenomena that when a person (or two persons mutually) is hit by it, he / she never knows when it’s happened. However Indian social and family values have always put a premium on brotherhood (and sisterhood) … Continue reading

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I love this mouse

I have watched only a handful of Hollywood movies including gems like Gandhi and Titanic. However today I am reviewing the Hollywood movie which is closest to my heart. It is Stuart Little (1999). At the time of watching it … Continue reading

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A long forgotten suspense thriller

Today is the birthday of producer-director-actor Rakesh Roshan. On this occasion, I am presenting the review of Goonj (1974) which is a long forgotten Hindi movie starring actors like Mahendra Sandhu and Reena Roy and of course Rakesh Roshan who … Continue reading

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Nobody is actually Bad. Let’s nurture goodness.

Today is 5th September, being celebrated as the Teachers’ Day in India, paying tribute to our ex-president – Late Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan and several other teachers who try to follow his path. On this occasion, I am reviewing a movie … Continue reading

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Revisiting Namak Haraam in a Naxalite setting

In India, the Naxalite movement started as a revolt against the system-generated injustices heaped on the tribals in Naxalbari (West Bengal) four and a half decades back and then spread in various parts of our country. Still known by the … Continue reading

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All are frauds here ! What about you Madhur ?

I start with the SHER (Urdu couplet) of Janaab Asar Lakhnavi Saheb – ‘Bahaana Mil Na Jaaye Bijliyon Ko Toot Padne Ka, Kaleja Kaampta Hai Aashiyaan Ko Aashiyaan Kehte’ (I feel scared to call my home a home lest the … Continue reading

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