Monthly Archives: February 2018

Another door opens when one is shut on your face

It’s a philosophical statement given in many books, stories and articles that in a man’s life when one door is closed, another one opens for him. Hindi novelist – Surendra Mohan Pathak’s thriller novel which contains a mystery of a … Continue reading

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Some love stories last. . . forever

In India, love between a male and a female has always been a taboo in the eyes of the society and the surroundings (barring a few tribal exceptions). And what is a taboo is but natural the most attractive thing … Continue reading

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A country of the bullies, for the bullies and by the bullies

A few years back, the Khap Mahapanchayat of Haryana had declared to stop the supply of milk and other eatables to Delhi till their demand for amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, effecting a ban on marriage of youths … Continue reading

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A gentleman and a loafer ! Both at the same time ?

Shareef Budmaash (1973) is a crime-thriller directed by skilled director Raj Khosla, starring Dev Anand and Hema Malini in lead roles. Dev Anand himself has produced it under his banner Navketan. It’s an entertaining movie whose title fascinated me because … Continue reading

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Do you know how to handle success and failure ?

In 1957, the living legend of Bollywood, Manoj Kumar debuted through a movie titled as Fashion. More than five decades later, the self-proclaimed realistic filmmaker of Hindi cinema, Madhur Bhandarkar who is habituated of showing the dark side of every … Continue reading

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Do you read detective novels and rely upon them ?

The world of fictional work can be classified in various categories / genres. One immensely popular category of such work is the stories of crime detection genre. People from all over the world have been reading / seeing such stories … Continue reading

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My introduction to Surendra Mohan Pathak’s world

Surendra Mohan Pathak is an eminent Hindi novelist who has been writing relentlessly for the past half a century and his pen has not stopped even at the age of 78 years. Though due to the poor paper-quality, printing, binding … Continue reading

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