Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

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

The intoxication of pain in a lover’s heart

The alternative side of the cassette also contains four songs. The very first one is again a Ghazal soaked in the pain which arises when the love of one’s life has been lost – Koi Na Geet Pyar Ke Gaaye … 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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My YouTube Channel – Forgotten Bollywood Gems

My fondness for movies, especially Bollywood movies, turned me into a reviewer who kept on reviewing movies (Hindi alongwith English and regional) since February 2010 and shortly thereafter went ahead to review books also. Presently I am active on two … Continue reading

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That memorable outing at Pahaadajhar

Exactly eighteen years have passed since I had made a memorable outing with my family in the rainy season of 2002. That was the day of 25th August, 2002. I was posted at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station located near a … Continue reading

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The painful saga of retreat

Haqeeqat (1964) is undoubtedly the best war based movie ever made in India. I term Haqeeqat, Border (1997) and LOC – Kargil (2003) as three genuine war based movies made under Hindi cinema. The later two were made by J.P. Dutta whereas Haqeeqat is a brain-child of … Continue reading

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Ye Zindagi Usi Ki Hai Jo Kisi Ka Ho Gaya . . .

The greatest Indian movie made on the Salim-Anarkali saga is unarguably Mughal-e-Azam (1960). It can be considered as one of the best movies ever made not just in India but all over the world. Legendary director Kareem Aasif took 15 long years … Continue reading

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When suspicion eats up the marital bliss

Suspicion is the worst thing to happen in a happily married life whose backbone is mutual trust only. However prior to the movie under review, this issue had not been honestly and properly dealt with in Bollywood movies. Aap Ki … Continue reading

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Here’s the genuine spy-thriller

In 2012, two Bollywood movies had hit the screen under the name of spy-thriller – Agent Vinod and Ek Tha Tiger. Though I found those movies as entertaining flicks, I felt that they made a mockery of the term spy-movie. … Continue reading

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