Monthly Archives: September 2018

I like this flop and criticized movie

Time and again I go back to the words of an accomplished movie reviewer – Aruna Thyagarajan (moviezombie)  – Review is about feelings and what the movie evokes in one. Moviemaking and movie viewing is so subjective….never know who it reaches … Continue reading

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The acid of anguish and stuffiness

I sincerely thank my dear friend Suketu Shah for inspiring me to pen the review of this blockbuster movie of the eighties. Tezaab (1988) is the movie which turned Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit into superstars of Hindi cinema. The song … Continue reading

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Fragrance of soil in melody and words

Veena music company has earned a great name in the line of promoting folk music. This Rajasthani music company has been a pioneer in this line and has been active for around two decades. Amidst the noise of fast paced … Continue reading

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The damsel without a name

Anamika means a female without a name. The movie I am reviewing was released in 1973 and I saw it for the first time after a few years only upon its telecast on the Doordarshan. I watched it again when … Continue reading

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Haathee Mere Saathee . . . Jai Ganesh Jee

Today is Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinaayak Chaturthi, the day of Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom. He is also known as the Vighneshwara, i.e., the remover of obstacles (appearing in the way of any good work). As per the Hindu … Continue reading

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A marvel of emotions, music and cinematography

A major chunk of the Indian movies are love stories and the idea of  love triangle has also been hackneyed to the extent that now-a-days hardly any filmmaker must be pondering over it for his next venture. However if I have … Continue reading

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A classic movie based on Psychology and emotions

Khamoshi (1969) is surprisingly a black and white movie whereas in that time (late sixties), colour movies were only made and black and white movies were considered something pertaining to a bygone era. However, perhaps the black and white characteristic … Continue reading

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Is Desh Ko Rakhna Mere Bachchon Sambhaal Ke . . .

Today is the Teacher’s Day, the birthday of Bharat Ratna Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan who’s the ex-president of India and much before that a great teacher, an ideal teacher. I have also been fortunate to have learnt and gained a lot … Continue reading

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Modern Arjun taking on the modern Kauravas

First of all, I sincerely thank my dear friend and seasoned Bollywood movie reviewer – Fenil Seta for inspiring me to write a review of this movie which had proved itself to be the trend-setter in the decade of the … Continue reading

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