Category Archives: Movie Review

Desh Maangta Hai Qurbaniyaan…

Today is 23rd March. 88 years back also, the same date had arrived, i.e., 23rd March, 1931 – the date of martyrdom of three young bravehearts who fearlessly laid down their lives for the cause of freeing their motherland from … Continue reading

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A gripping social drama which commences with Holi

Holi Aaee Re was released in 1970. It is a very good social drama with a tight, eventful script and some very good songs. It is gripping throughout and the viewer never gets any boring moment to take a break.  The … Continue reading

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Cinematic adaptation of legendary writer’s story

Munshi Premchand has been the most respected one among the Hindi fiction writers for over a century. The legendary writer was an idealist in his initial writing days and gradually only he moved towards realism in his creations. One of … Continue reading

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An idealistic suspense thriller

I consider Preity Zinta as one of the most talented heroines of her time. This Lyril girl debuted in Bollywood through Maniratnam directed movie  Dil Se .. (1998) and her dimples stole the hearts of millions with her very next movie which … Continue reading

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The call for justice

I sincerely thank my dear friend and elder B.S. Sethi Saheb for inspiring me to write the review of this immortal period movie from the pre-independence era. Pukar (1939) is a great black and white movie made by Sohrab Modi … Continue reading

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Watan Pe Jo Fida Hoga, Amar Woh Naujawaan Hoga …

Himalay Ki Bulandi Se Suno Aawaaz Hai Aai, Kaho Maaon Se Den Bete, Kaho Behno Se Den Bhai (Please listen to the call has come from the heights of the Himalayas. Ask the mothers to give their sons and the … Continue reading

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Stay awake ! Criminals & sinners roaming around !

Jaagte Raho ! Have you ever heard this loud voice of a watchman in your locality in the darkness of late night hours ? I have heard it. The watchmen of now-a-days do not send such yells but the watchmen … Continue reading

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