Category Archives: Movie Review

Thrill but no suspense

Right Yaaa Wrong (2010) is a Hindi movie under the thriller genre. However it is not the routine run-of the-mill Bollywood suspense thriller. It is not an original story either. The filmmaker has lifted the story from a Hollywood movie … Continue reading

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Don’t tell it to anybody that I know English

Today on the occasion of Hindi Day (14th September), I am posting the review of a movie which debates on the utility of English in India. The debate of Hindi (with the other vernaculars) vs. English is more than a … Continue reading

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The painful saga of retreat

Haqeeqat (1964) is undoubtedly the best war based movie ever made in India. I term Haqeeqat, Border (1997) and LOC – Kargil (2003) as three genuine war based movies made under Hindi cinema. The later two were made by J.P. Dutta whereas Haqeeqat is a brain-child of … Continue reading

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Ye Zindagi Usi Ki Hai Jo Kisi Ka Ho Gaya . . .

The greatest Indian movie made on the Salim-Anarkali saga is unarguably Mughal-e-Azam (1960). It can be considered as one of the best movies ever made not just in India but all over the world. Legendary director Kareem Aasif took 15 long years … Continue reading

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When suspicion eats up the marital bliss

Suspicion is the worst thing to happen in a happily married life whose backbone is mutual trust only. However prior to the movie under review, this issue had not been honestly and properly dealt with in Bollywood movies. Aap Ki … Continue reading

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Here’s the genuine spy-thriller

In 2012, two Bollywood movies had hit the screen under the name of spy-thriller – Agent Vinod and Ek Tha Tiger. Though I found those movies as entertaining flicks, I felt that they made a mockery of the term spy-movie. … Continue reading

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Angels With Dirty Faces, Yet Again !

New York (2009) is a movie that had got a lot of critical acclaim after its release. Critics went on heaping praise and praise upon the movie as well as the moviemaking banner (Yash Raj Films). I read a lot … Continue reading

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Let Saawan come . . .

Saawan is the rainy month in India and the Indian culture has a lot to relate to Saawan – enthusiasm, prosperity, happiness and of course, love and romance ! Young hearts long for Saawan to come and when it comes, … Continue reading

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The blind war

The world consists of two kinds of people – those who use others to further self-interests and those who get used by them, knowingly or unknowingly. The people falling in the second category are often at loggerheads with each other … Continue reading

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Attack is the best defense Mr. Prime Minister !

Time and again, I happen to read in the newspaper that the Indian diplomat in Pakistan has been called by the Pakistani authorities and thereby an official objection has been registered by Pakistan against India regarding the violation of ceasefire … Continue reading

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