Monthly Archives: October 2017

Now it’s time for the audience to go for Satyagrah

Normally, the moral is told at the end of the story. However for a change, I am spelling out the moral(s) of this story in the beginning itself as follows: 1. Quality and quantity cannot go together, the moment you … Continue reading

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The tale of a night

If a young and unmarried criminal lawyer falls to the charms of a beautiful female convict who is under trial on the grave charge of a cold-blooded murder, what’s he expected to do ? Quite naturally, he will leave no … Continue reading

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Big B seeks revenge from Sanjeev through business

Revenge ! Revenge ! Revenge ! At a point in time during the seventies, almost every third Bollywood movie was being made on the theme of revenge. Sometimes the story was given the backdrop of banditry and sometimes that of … Continue reading

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An emotion-soaked saga covering two generations

Women have several virtues which men can only envy for. However jealousy and hatred towards a woman who is supposed to be own rival for a man’s love is a vice whose dominance is found more in womenfolk only. When … Continue reading

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Son firing crackers at father’s Guru’s residence on Diwali

Today is the festival of Diwali. On this occasion, I happen to remember a Diwali that had come eleven years ago, i.e., in 2006 when myself and my little son (who was only 3 years old then) had visited the … Continue reading

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Jab Chali Thandi Hawa . . . .

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and elder Mr. Thomas Dhavala for inspiring me to write a review of this emotional love story of the sixties which is still remembered for its great songs. Do Badan (1966) was … Continue reading

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Love, killing, rebirth and prevalence of justice

By reading the title of this review, the name of the movie which flashes in the minds of the new generation viewers is Farha Khan’s blockbuster movie – Om Shanti Om (2007) because the story of OSO contained love, killing, … Continue reading

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