Category Archives: Movie Review

Cinema is the art to make believe

Today is the birthday of Bipasha Basu who is my favourite heroine from the contemporary cinema. I dedicate this review to herself. Many many happy returns of the day Bipasha. Cinema is said to be the art of storytelling. But … Continue reading

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The touching story of a noble Christian girl

Bollywood has presented several memorable Christian characters in different movies. Who can forget Mrs. D’sa of Anari (1959) ? However full-fledged movies on the life of the Christians in India have been very few. Today while wishing all of my … Continue reading

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One of Nana’s best movies

Ghulam-e-Mustafa (1997) can undoubtedly be counted among the best movies done by Nana Patekar. This is also one of the better works of the director, Partho Ghosh. The movie has a great deal of emotions and touches the viewer at … Continue reading

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Ye Kya Jagah Hai Doston, Ye Kaun Sa Dayaar Hai . . .

Umrao Jaan (1981) is based on the novel –  ‘Umrao Jaan Ada’ of Mirza Mohammad Haadi Ruswa. I happened to watch the movie first and read the novel later. And undoubtedly, director Muzaffar Ali’s cinematic version of the story originally written in the … Continue reading

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Bollywood classics very close to my heart

I present a list of Bollywood’s all time great classics which are very close to my heart. The list is bound to be subjective since I have to select a only a few out of hundreds. Besides, everybody can make … Continue reading

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Jab Chali Thandi Hawa . . .

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and elder Mr. Thomas Dhavala for inspiring me to write a review of this emotional love story of the sixties which is still remembered for its great songs. Do Badan (1966) was the first … Continue reading

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Ladaai abhi jaari hai

Kashmir is burning despite the recent Govt. steps (and suffocated because of them). Lamhaa (2010) is still relevant in the present scenario. Lamhaa is a certainly one notch below follow-up by the maker of Parzania (2005) , Rahul Dholkia who … Continue reading

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