Category Archives: Movie Review

Bahaaron Ne Mera Chaman Loot Kar . . . .

Devar (1966) is a timeless classic black and white movie based on the immortal piece of fiction, ‘Naa’ by Bangla novelist – Tarashankar Bandhyopadhyay. The pair of Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore has given many films together but three of them are all … Continue reading

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The hound of the Baskervilles in Chandangarh

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had penned several stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, the most popular detective character of the world. He had penned one full-fledged novel also featuring Holmes – The Hound of The Baskervilles which was first published in The … Continue reading

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A saga of family bonds and sacrifice

Shashi Kapoor left for his heavenly abode on 04.12.2017. This review is dedicated to him. May his soul rest in peace. The great Indian tradition embedding family values, has always kept love and family bonds on a high pedestal. And … Continue reading

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Justice delayed and denied

In 1996, I lost a case in the consumers’ court at Sirohi (Rajasthan) when everything of the case (including the truth) was on my side. Then I realized the difference between thoughts and reality. Getting justice is a Herculean task … Continue reading

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Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhaata Chala Gaya …

Hum Dono (1961) is a classic and one of the most popular movies of the evergreen hero – Dev Anand. Originally it’s a black and white movie. However it’s colour version was also released in 2011. In addition to the … Continue reading

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Let your life not be sans any aim

I sincerely thank my dear friend, Sharad Shrivastav Ji for inspiring me to write this review. Lakshya (2004) is the second directorial venture of the young and talented director Farhan Akhtar starring Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in lead roles.Lakshya … Continue reading

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A tribute to Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India

26th November is commemorated as the National Milk Day in the memory of Dr. Verghese Kurien whose birth anniversary falls on this day. I am paying my tribute to him through this review which is of a movie whose Dr. … Continue reading

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