Monthly Archives: July 2019

Bareilly girl comes of age

Today (18th July) is the birthday of Priyanka Chopra. And I am not able to resist reminding myself of the cover page of the Navbharat Times dated 20.01.2000 which contained the photos of three young very charming girls winning the Miss India … Continue reading

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Pita Par Poot, Jaat Par Ghoda . . .

There is a very old Hindi saying – Pita Par Poot, Jaat Par Ghoda; Bahut Nahin Par Thoda Thoda (the son gets the nature of his father and the horse gets the traits of its race, at least to some … Continue reading

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Money being the assay for veracity of virtues

Over the past two decades, we, the Indians, have been hearing a lot about electoral reforms through the voices and the activities of several people and agencies. However, can the election process actually be reformed when there is so much … Continue reading

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Nana unravels the mystery of Tabu’s murder

Tarkieb (2000) is a murder mystery which I had seen in the Mayank cinema of Jaipur when it was released. I had approached the theatre to watch it because I am fond of mysteries / suspense thrillers. However after watching it, … Continue reading

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A spicy dish to satiate the reader’s appetite

In my review of an old Bollywood movie – Jhuk Gaya Aasman (1968), I had written that entertainment products whether they are movies, theatre-plays or fiction-books, have to be prepared like spicy dishes with all the spices mixed in the … Continue reading

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