Monthly Archives: September 2020

Heartache makes a star ! Really ?

In Gulshan Nanda’s Hindi novel – Sisakate Saaz (on which Hindi movie  ‘Mehbooba’ was made in 1976 starring Rajesh Khanna and Hema Malini in lead roles), the singer hero, Prakash tells the heroine (she is also a singer), Ratna -‘Aapki Aawaaz … Continue reading

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The intoxication of pain in a lover’s heart

The title of the album is apt because pain and tears also contain a kind of intoxication for the gloomy lover who has lost something invaluable (for him / her). I know how intoxicant it can be to shed tears … Continue reading

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Thrill but no suspense

Right Yaaa Wrong (2010) is a Hindi movie under the thriller genre. However it is not the routine run-of the-mill Bollywood suspense thriller. It is not an original story either. The filmmaker has lifted the story from a Hollywood movie … Continue reading

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Don’t tell it to anybody that I know English

Today on the occasion of Hindi Day (14th September), I am posting the review of a movie which debates on the utility of English in India. The debate of Hindi (with the other vernaculars) vs. English is more than a … Continue reading

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Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah

Today is the Teachers’ Day (Shikshak Divas), the birthday of the great teacher and ex-president of India, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. Last year I had written a blog on this day paying my regards to my ex-English teacher Late Shri Surendra … Continue reading

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