Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

A Chartered Accountant with literary passion and a fondness for fine arts

Jeet Hee Lenge Baazi Hum Tum . . . A tribute to Khayyam Saheb

Khayyam is no more. This review is a tribute to the great music director. I have heard that everyone loves a lover. Well, it may not be true. But it’s true that every lover loves a lover. A person who … Continue reading

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When a fatal accident is followed by a murder

Maut Ki Aahat (footstep of death) is a murder mystery written in Hindi by well-known Hindi mystery writer Surendra Mohan Pathak which was first published in 1979. This novel is the 75th (diamond jubilee) venture of his press reporter hero – … Continue reading

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A comedy by the fathers of Ranbir and Hrithik

Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan are today’s superstars. However their fathers (Rishi Kapoor and Rakesh Roshan) have not only been good friends in real life but also given some entertaining movies by their joint performances in reel life more than … Continue reading

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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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