Category Archives: Movie Review

Jo Raah Chuni Tune . . . Tribute to Ravindra Jain

Today is the birthday of Ravindra Jain. The extra-ordinary composer and lyricist who was in a league of his own, had left for his heavenly abode on 09.10.2015. But he will always live in the hearts of lovers of music … Continue reading

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Coming across drenched Venus in a rainy night

If you are a young man (or even when you are not so young) and in a rainy night, you happen to see an extremely beautiful girl in a drenched condition, what will be the reaction on you ? Quite … Continue reading

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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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