Monthly Archives: June 2018

That unforgettable evening

Today is 30th June and exactly 17 years later, I am penning an unforgettable experience of my life in which my wife, my little daughter and my beloved scooter were my companions. In that period, I was posted at Rawatbhata, … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery cum Romance cum Social Drama

During the sixties, the world of Hindi cinema witnessed several movies which were originally family or social dramas alongwith the regular dose of romance and songs but a suspense angle was inserted in the later part to create a twist … Continue reading

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It shook the Indian political class in 1981

Now-a-days when any Indian movie portrays a corrupt and criminal politician, we’re not surprised because it’s routine. However this was not the case till the seventies when the Indian moviemakers considered politicians and cops as sacred cows whom no finger … Continue reading

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Akshay fooled Manoj and Neeraj fooled the audience

First of all, I express my gratitude towards esteemed esteemed reviewer and blogger Sam Sammy (better known as confusedsoul in the virtual world)¬†for penning a review of Special 26 (2013). I did not write the review of this movie because … Continue reading

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It’s partially a predecessor to Ghajini

During the fifties, sixties and seventies, Bollywood boasted of good script-writers. There were specific story departments in the film companies where full time writers worked relentlessly on scripts. That’s why several novel ideas used to emerge for making feature films … Continue reading

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Entering married life post own molestation

Rape is the most heinous crime by which a rapist male crushes not just the body of the victimized female but also her soul. The patriarchal social set up in India as well as in several other parts of the … Continue reading

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A horror-soaked spellbinding mystery

Surendra Mohan Pathak is a Hindi mystery writer. He pens suspense-based novels and not horror-based ones. Sunil Series has been his most prominent series of novels in which a press reporter plays the hero and solves the mystery, if any. … Continue reading

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