Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

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

Mujhko Apne Gale Laga Lo Aye Mere Hamrahi

This old review is republished as a tribute to veteran actress and heartthrob of millions in her heyday – Jamuna who left for her heavenly abode on 27th January, 2023. Originally a South Indian actress, she left her mark in … Continue reading

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A classic which is the predecessor to Lagaan

Thespian Dilip Kumar had passed away last year. Had he been alive, he would have completed 100 years of age on 11th December 2022, namely, yesterday. On the occasion of his birth centenary, this old review is being republished as … Continue reading

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The flight of courage and conviction

Veteran film, TV and theatre actor Vikram Gokhle passed away yesterday. This old review of Udaan is republished as a tribute to him. He had played the role of the idealist father of the protagonist whose guidance, motivation and moral … Continue reading

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Too far-fetched, yet entertaining

After seven long years, the story of Drishyam starts off from exactly where its first part had concluded. The family of a middle class person who has a penchant for movies is again in trouble for whatever had happened seven … Continue reading

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A grand musical and visual romantic treat

Tabassum is no more. An extraordinary actress, TV host and youtuber, Tabassum breathed her last on 18th November, 2022. This old review is republished as a tribute to her. In the late fifties, Nasir Hussain (Aamir Khan’s uncle) started the … Continue reading

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A son restoring his father’s lost pride

Today is the 19th birthday of my son Saurav. He has a billion dreams in his eyes. I am a loving father and a loving father always wants his son/daughter to become a winner in life. Even if a father himself … Continue reading

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A woman getting caught in the fatal game of power

Shivani Bhatnagar, an ambitious journalist working with the highly prestigious Indian Express newspaper, got murdered on 23.01.1999 in her flat in East Delhi. Her murder case became a high profile one and made headlines for a long time. A study … Continue reading

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Solving the Savarkar riddle

The history of modern India (during the 20th century A.D.) contains two prominent figures having life full of contradictions – one of them is Mohammed Ali Jinnah and the other one is Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Both of them lived a certain … Continue reading

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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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