Category Archives: Movie Review

Tragedy King’s last movie – a murder mystery

Acting legend, Dilip Kumar has been bestowed upon with the title of Tragedy King in Bollywood (though he had done hilarious comedy too in certain films). However never had I seen him in a murder mystery and that too with … Continue reading

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Love can resolve all the problems of life

A few years back, I happened to watch Golmaal 3 (2010) in the BHEL club and found it so pathetic that I had to leave it in the interval itself. Its plot is based on that of a Hollywood movie … Continue reading

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The inspiration behind Johnny Gaddaar

I liked Sriram Raghavan directed thriller movie – Johnny Gaddaar (2007) very much. In that movie, the hero (in fact, the villain), Neil Mukesh murders a member of their criminal group by seeking inspiration from a very old Amitabh Bachchan … Continue reading

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I like this flop and criticized movie

Time and again I go back to the words of an accomplished movie reviewer – Aruna Thyagarajan (moviezombie)  – Review is about feelings and what the movie evokes in one. Moviemaking and movie viewing is so subjective….never know who it reaches … Continue reading

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The acid of anguish and stuffiness

I sincerely thank my dear friend Suketu Shah for inspiring me to pen the review of this blockbuster movie of the eighties. Tezaab (1988) is the movie which turned Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit into superstars of Hindi cinema. The song … Continue reading

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The damsel without a name

Anamika means a female without a name. The movie I am reviewing was released in 1973 and I saw it for the first time after a few years only upon its telecast on the Doordarshan. I watched it again when … Continue reading

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Haathee Mere Saathee . . . Jai Ganesh Jee

Today is Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinaayak Chaturthi, the day of Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom. He is also known as the Vighneshwara, i.e., the remover of obstacles (appearing in the way of any good work). As per the Hindu … Continue reading

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