Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

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

Breaking news ! A murder in Jhery !

Taaza Khabar (breaking news) is the 93rd novel of the very popular Sunil Series created by eminent Hindi mystery writer Surendra Mohan Pathak. It’s relatively a small novel but the story has been spread on a large canvas and provides … Continue reading

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Speechless SRK in an action-packed revenge saga

Young Shah Rukh Khan emerged as a romantic hero in Bollywood in the early nineties starring in movies like Deewana (1992), Dil Aashna Hai (1992) and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992). However he took risk and did action-packed and gore-soaked … Continue reading

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Betrayal ! Nerve leprosy ! And a ghastly murder !

Khoon Se Ranga Chaaku (a bloodstained knife) is a very intricate murder mystery penned by eminent Hindi mystery writer Surendra Mohan Pathak. It’s a novel under his popular Sunil Series whose hero – Sunil Kumar Chakravarty is a Bengali youth … Continue reading

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IPL : Boon or Curse for the Indian Cricket ?

In 1977, an Australian businessman, Kerry Packer when not given the telecast rights of the Cricket matches by the Australian Cricket Board to his TV channel, waged a war against the Cricket establishment by starting his own World Cricket Series … Continue reading

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Fragrance of love in the fragrance of tuberose

Firstly, I express my gratitude towards esteemed reviewer and author Sajit Nair who inspired and reminded me to write a review of this beautiful movie which is as fragrant as the flowers of tuberose use to be. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Wife’s address

Around a decade back, I was struggling to get passports for myself and my family members because of several procedural hurdles in the path. Proof of address was one of them. Though Aadhar Cards had been issued but they were … Continue reading

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Aye Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal . . .

This old review is posted again as a tribute to the Tragedy King of the Indian screen – Dilip Kumar who left for his heavenly abode today. In my review of Maut Ki Aahat (a Hindi novel), I have opined … Continue reading

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Mujhko Apne Gale Laga Lo Aye Mere Hamrahi

In my reviews of old Bollywood movies like Dooj Ka Chand (1964), Duniya (1968), Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke (1969) etc.; I have underscored this fact related to the Hindi movies made during the sixties that the script-writers used to insert … Continue reading

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Not Baazigar SRK, it’s Shikari Govinda

In 1993, the self-proclaimed Alfred Hitchcock(s) of Bollywood, i.e., director-duo Abbas Mustan presented young romantic hero – Shah Rukh Khan who was till then considered a newcomer only, in a very bold role which was not just some anti-hero kinda … Continue reading

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Revisiting the era of Hrishi Da and Basu Da

During the seventies and early eighties, amidst several action-dominated flicks, the Hindi cinema intermittently presented low budget, neat and clean and simple movies too which provided light and rib-tickling entertainment and could be watched by a whole family together. Hrishikesh … Continue reading

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