Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

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

A mystery in Lonavala

Maut Aaee Dabe Paaon (death came silently) is a murder mystery penned by eminent Hindi mystery writer Surendra Mohan Pathak. The story is set in the Hilly town of Maharasthra – Lonavala. The murder victim is an aged rich person … Continue reading

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Revisiting Hip Hip Hurray and Chak De India

Yash Raj Films’ Shimit Amin directed movie – Chak De India (2007) can deservingly claim to be the best sports movie made in Bollywood. If we set aside the biopics of the Indian sportspersons released during the past few years, … Continue reading

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Blending many wines to make a political cocktail

Madam Chief Minister is a movie whose makers (perhaps) perceived themselves as someone akin to a skilled cocktail-maker. Hence they picked many ingredients from the real (North)  Indian politics (during the last decade of the twentieth century and the inaugural decade … Continue reading

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The cinders of racial hatred devastating a nation

The constitution of India guarantees every citizen immunity from any kind of discrimination based on race, religion, caste, sex or place of birth. This guarantee is from the side of the state but the founding fathers of this nation-state had … Continue reading

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The fatal prank

Who, whether a boy or a girl, does not enjoy playing pranks during his/her childhood and teen-age, during the school-days and the college-days ? Most of us must have played pranks during those happy-go-lucky days of our life and enjoyed … Continue reading

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I love my India ? Childish !

Music director Shravan left for his heavenly abode on 22.04.2021. This review is a tribute to him. Two slogans are usually found as floating on the air in India – the first one is in Hindi which is Mera Bhaarat … Continue reading

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Male-female love, the eternal mystery

This review is a tribute to eminent Hindi litterateur Narendra Kohli who left for his heavely abode on 17.04.2021. I am a mystery lover and quite naturally, fond of reading and watching a lot of mysteries. In my view, the … Continue reading

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Discussing the capital punishment in a mystery

Veteran actress Shashikala passed away on 4th April, 2021. This review is a tribute to her as she has played an important role in this movie. Kanoon (1960) is a unique suspense thriller which is an all time classic from the black … Continue reading

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A great scientist turning into prisoner no. 100

Four years have passed since famous Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma left for his heavenly abode on 17th February, 2017. While remembering him, I am presenting my review of a very popular novel of himself whose title is Qaidi No. … Continue reading

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Visiting Harihareshwar ? Be their guest.

Married in the year 1995, the year 2020 was the silver jubilee year of my wedding. And my children(one daughter and one son) were very excited to celebrate this occasion in a highly memorable manner, possibly abroad because we have … Continue reading

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