Author Archives: Jitendra Mathur

About Jitendra Mathur

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

Showman Raj Kapoor arrives on the scene

New age directors – Sooraj Barjatya, Aditya Chopra and Karan Johar got accolades for making blockbuster movies and picking the pulse of the youthful audience with perfection while themselves being at tender age. However decades back, a very young man … Continue reading

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Dharmendra-Waheeda starrer suspense thriller

There have been many Bollywood movies made under the title – Baazi. The most famous one among them is Dev Anand-Geeta Bali starrer film which was released in 1951 and directed by Guru Dutt. However today I am reviewing a lesser … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To You . . .

Bhanwar (1976) is a regular mainstream Bollywood movie which is based on the Hindi novel of the same title written by renowned Hindi novelist and script-writer, Gulshan Nanda. I have read the novel also and found both the book version … Continue reading

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Is life in a metro like this ? Oh no !

This is a long overdue movie review because my friend and well-wisher Geetashree Chatterjee who is an extraordinary reviewer in her own right (in addition to being an outstanding authoress and poetess) had made a friendly request to me to … Continue reading

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Forget its superstitious base and enjoy the thrill

Before I start speaking on the pros of this highly entertaining movie which I like so much that I have watched it many times, let me clarify that neither I am superstitious, nor I support its superstitious premise. The superstitions … Continue reading

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A dish with all the spices in perfect ratio

I dedicate this review to my better half, Amita. I was not a foodie prior to 1st December, 1995 (my marriage date). On that day, Amita entered my life and since then I have been a foodie. Reason ? Very … Continue reading

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Loving the days you loved me

There are two great memory songs which are very close to my heart – 1. Jeevan Ke Safar Mein Raahi Milte Hain Bichhad Jaane Ko, Aur De Jaate Hain Yaadein Tanhaai Mein Tadpaane Ko (co-travellers cross paths in the journey of life only to get … Continue reading

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