Tag Archives: Agatha Christie

You are no Shelock Holmes Rajeev but I like you

Samrat Tilakdhari aka STD (Rajeev Khandelwal) is our Desi Sherlock Holmes who likes to try his hands upon  challenging cases only in company of his Desi Dr. Watson – Chakradhar aka CD (Gopal Dutt). He gets a challenging assignment through … Continue reading

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Dharmendra-Waheeda starrer suspense thriller

There have been many Bollywood movies made under the title – Baazi. The most famous one among them is Dev Anand-Geeta Bali starrer film which was released in 1951 and directed by Guru Dutt. However today I am reviewing a lesser … Continue reading

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We know what you did that winter Ekta Kapoor !

Kucch To Hai (2003) was released on 24th January, 2003 and I watched it with my family (wife and little daughter) in the Aakash Cinema of Kota on 26th January, 2003, that is, on  the Republic Day of India. The … Continue reading

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Miss Marple resolves a mystery for the last time

I do read very less English books. However when it comes to an Agatha Christie novel, I cannot leave it. And once I start reading it, I have to reach its finish in one go only. I am a great … Continue reading

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Do you read detective novels and rely upon them ?

The world of fictional work can be classified in various categories / genres. One immensely popular category of such work is the stories of crime detection genre. People from all over the world have been reading / seeing such stories … Continue reading

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An unknown killer among ten little Indians

Gumnaam (1965) is a take on the classic whodunit of Agatha Christie – Ten Little Indians (or Ten Little Niggers) which has also been published under another title – And There Were None. It’s a murder mystery based upon revenge which … Continue reading

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The needle of suspicion and the 74 years old hero

In any regular formulaic fiction work, especially the pulp fiction work, the lead character (male or female) is most likely to be a young one. Agatha Christie created aged detectives like Miss Jane Marple and Hercule Poirot and there can … Continue reading

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