Monthly Archives: April 2018

Main Der Karta Nahin, Der Ho Jaati Hai . . .

In my life, almost everything came my way somewhat late. I learnt to cycle at the age of 15 years, learnt to drive a scooter (I can’t drive a motorbike even today) at the age of 26 years and I … Continue reading

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Murder of public prosecutor in the courtroom

A trial is going on in full swing with the courtroom filled with the people involved as well as the common audience. And then suddenly the person standing in the witness box pulls out a revolver from somewhere from his … Continue reading

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The might of the fragile threads of love

Kuchhe Dhaage which is actually pronounced as Kachche Dhaage is a Hindi movie which was released in 1973. Produced and directed by eminent film director of Bollywood – Raj Khosla, this movie is a brilliant blend of action and sentiments.  … Continue reading

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The best Hindi movie on the Lost-‘n’-Found formula

The lost and found formula has been a very popular formula for the masala flicks made in India. Kismat (1943) starring Ashok Kumar in a double role, was the first Bollywood movie made on this formula which held the record … Continue reading

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Lovers die, love doesn’t

Love is such a strong sentiment in human-beings that almost everybody longs to be loved. Therefore barring those having stony hearts, everyone loves lovers and desires their union. And hence eternity of someone’s love is imagined also irrespective of the … Continue reading

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The bogus witness

Giving false testimony is nothing new or unusual in India. People are not even scared of perjury, i.e., telling a lie under oath during a judicial proceedings. Several times, false statements and bogus testimonies are given under police inquiries for … Continue reading

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The shy girl

In many of my reviews I have underscored this fact that Gulshan Nanda wrote Hindi novels so proficiently during the period spanning from the sixties to the nineties that not only his works became exceedingly popular, making him the undisputed … Continue reading

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Boojh Mera Kya Naam Re – Tribute to Shamshad Begum

It’s been five years since Shamshad Begum left for her heavenly abode on 23.04.2013 leaving a golden chapter of the book of Bollywood music to glitter forever in her mesmerizing voice and unique style of singing. The great lady singer … Continue reading

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Main To Chala Jidhar Chale Rasta . . .

Bollywood filmmakers have hackneyed certain plots to the hilt being under the impression that the Indian public likes the movies based on them and hence they are a proven way to succeed on the box office with the potboiler containing … Continue reading

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Shatrughan woos Vidya using a fake identity

Rich boy poor girl. Rich girl poor boy. Conceited boy getting smitten by a simple girl or vice versa. We have seen so many stories in Indian movies. Such a hackneyed plot can also entertained when well-developed and skilfully presented … Continue reading

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