Category Archives: Movie Review

Mujhko Apne Gale Laga Lo Aye Mere Hamrahi

This old review is republished as a tribute to veteran actress and heartthrob of millions in her heyday – Jamuna who left for her heavenly abode on 27th January, 2023. Originally a South Indian actress, she left her mark in … Continue reading

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A classic which is the predecessor to Lagaan

Thespian Dilip Kumar had passed away last year. Had he been alive, he would have completed 100 years of age on 11th December 2022, namely, yesterday. On the occasion of his birth centenary, this old review is being republished as … Continue reading

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Too far-fetched, yet entertaining

After seven long years, the story of Drishyam starts off from exactly where its first part had concluded. The family of a middle class person who has a penchant for movies is again in trouble for whatever had happened seven … Continue reading

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A grand musical and visual romantic treat

Tabassum is no more. An extraordinary actress, TV host and youtuber, Tabassum breathed her last on 18th November, 2022. This old review is republished as a tribute to her. In the late fifties, Nasir Hussain (Aamir Khan’s uncle) started the … Continue reading

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A woman getting caught in the fatal game of power

Shivani Bhatnagar, an ambitious journalist working with the highly prestigious Indian Express newspaper, got murdered on 23.01.1999 in her flat in East Delhi. Her murder case became a high profile one and made headlines for a long time. A study … Continue reading

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Speechless SRK in an action-packed revenge saga

Young Shah Rukh Khan emerged as a romantic hero in Bollywood in the early nineties starring in movies like Deewana (1992), Dil Aashna Hai (1992) and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992). However he took risk and did action-packed and gore-soaked … Continue reading

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Fragrance of love in the fragrance of tuberose

Firstly, I express my gratitude towards esteemed reviewer and author Sajit Nair who inspired and reminded me to write a review of this beautiful movie which is as fragrant as the flowers of tuberose use to be. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Aye Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal . . .

This old review is posted again as a tribute to the Tragedy King of the Indian screen – Dilip Kumar who left for his heavenly abode today. In my review of Maut Ki Aahat (a Hindi novel), I have opined … Continue reading

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Mujhko Apne Gale Laga Lo Aye Mere Hamrahi

In my reviews of old Bollywood movies like Dooj Ka Chand (1964), Duniya (1968), Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke (1969) etc.; I have underscored this fact related to the Hindi movies made during the sixties that the script-writers used to insert … Continue reading

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Not Baazigar SRK, it’s Shikari Govinda

In 1993, the self-proclaimed Alfred Hitchcock(s) of Bollywood, i.e., director-duo Abbas Mustan presented young romantic hero – Shah Rukh Khan who was till then considered a newcomer only, in a very bold role which was not just some anti-hero kinda … Continue reading

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