Category Archives: Movie Review

Akshay fooled Manoj and Neeraj fooled the audience

First of all, I express my gratitude towards esteemed esteemed reviewer and blogger Sam Sammy (better known as confusedsoul in the virtual world) for penning a review of Special 26 (2013). I did not write the review of this movie because … Continue reading

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It’s partially a predecessor to Ghajini

During the fifties, sixties and seventies, Bollywood boasted of good script-writers. There were specific story departments in the film companies where full time writers worked relentlessly on scripts. That’s why several novel ideas used to emerge for making feature films … Continue reading

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Entering married life post own molestation

Rape is the most heinous crime by which a rapist male crushes not just the body of the victimized female but also her soul. The patriarchal social set up in India as well as in several other parts of the … Continue reading

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Stone is the response to brick

Eent Ka Jawaab Patthar (when someone throws a brick at you, the best response is to throw a stone at him) is a Hindi maxim used for the expression of ‘Tit for Tat’ or to pay back in the same … Continue reading

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The sound of the ankle-bell

Among the three Anand brothers of Bollywood, Chetan Anand always remained a highly respected film-director whereas Dev Anand remained an evergreen romantic hero. The youngest brother – (Late) Vijay Anand (popularly known as Goldie) was also a respected director like … Continue reading

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Cocktail ? No, it’s actually a mocktail

Cocktail (2012) was not only a blockbuster but accolades were showered upon it by several reviewers. I watched it quite late. I was expecting it to be as good as Love Aaj Kal (2009) but my expectations were not fulfilled. It’s … Continue reading

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Raj Babbar-Smita Patil starrer emotional tale

Teesra Kinara is a very good but underhyped and underrated, long forgotten movie which was released in 1986, just a few months prior to the death of Smita Patil. This is a triangular relationship-based story starring Anita Raj as the … Continue reading

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