Tag Archives: Amitabh Bachchan

I can relate to it in several ways

This review is my tribute to the extra-ordinary actor – Irrfan (Khan) who has passed away today. May his soul rest in peace. I happened to watch Piku (2015), a much acclaimed movie,  a bit late but I was glad … Continue reading

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What to forget ? What to remember ?

At least three generations of Hindi movie buffs are well-acquainted with the name of Amitabh Bachchan, the so-called ‘Star of the Millennium’ who became the first Indian actor to be immortalized in the form of a wax statue in Madame … Continue reading

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Long live Zohra Aapa ! An icon of Zinda-Dili !

Today is the birthday of Zohra Sehgal who had left for her heavenly abode on 10.07.2014 after spending 102 years on this planet with each one of them brightening with her never-say-die spirit.  She truly deserved to live for more … Continue reading

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The inspiration behind Johnny Gaddaar

I liked Sriram Raghavan directed thriller movie – Johnny Gaddaar (2007) very much. In that movie, the hero (in fact, the villain), Neil Mukesh murders a member of their criminal group by seeking inspiration from a very old Amitabh Bachchan … Continue reading

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Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao …

Whenever there is any talk of rain, the name coming to lips is Saawan only. There have been several memorable rain songs in Hindi movies. One such song is Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao (the swings in the … Continue reading

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Seven brides for seven brothers

Satte Pe Satta (1982) is the Indian remake of Hollywood movie – Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) directed by Stanley Donen and starring Howard Keel in the lead role (of the eldest of the seven brothers). It’s a romantic … Continue reading

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The Dostana of the fathers of Karan and Abhishek

Producer Karan Johar presented a movie (not directed by him) titled as Dostana in 2008 which starred Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, Bobby Deol and above all, Abhishek Bachchan whom he had earlier directed in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (2006) alongwith … Continue reading

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Ek Raasta Hai Zindagi, Jo Tham Gaye To Kuchh Nahin

Producer-director Yash Chopra is known in Bollywood as the ‘King of Romance’ because he has made certain classic romantic movies. However he had made some different movies too. One of them is Kaala Patthar (1979) which was a commercial failure … Continue reading

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Let your life not be sans any aim

I sincerely thank my dear friend, Sharad Shrivastav Ji for inspiring me to write this review. Lakshya (2004) is the second directorial venture of the young and talented director Farhan Akhtar starring Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in lead roles.Lakshya … Continue reading

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The Real Don – Smart ! Cunning ! Dangerous !

Seventies were the decade of crime-thrillers in Bollywood when a plethora of such movies were presented to the audience. Among them Don (1978) is a milestone movie which demonstrated what a quality crime-thriller is all about. It enhanced the popularity … Continue reading

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