Tag Archives: Amitabh Bachchan

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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A power-packed father-son saga

Today my son, Saurav has completed 14 years of his age. Last year, I had posted the review of Ehsaas (2001) on this day which is based on the relationship of a father and his son. This year also, I … Continue reading

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Now it’s time for the audience to go for Satyagrah

Normally, the moral is told at the end of the story. However for a change, I am spelling out the moral(s) of this story in the beginning itself as follows: 1. Quality and quantity cannot go together, the moment you … Continue reading

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Big B seeks revenge from Sanjeev through business

Revenge ! Revenge ! Revenge ! At a point in time during the seventies, almost every third Bollywood movie was being made on the theme of revenge. Sometimes the story was given the backdrop of banditry and sometimes that of … Continue reading

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One man army known as Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan has been, beyond any doubt, the biggest entertainer of the Indian cine-world with the durability that no star of Hindi movies could ever match. He remained on top for around two decades and still in his seventies, he … Continue reading

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Revisiting Namak Haraam in a Naxalite setting

In India, the Naxalite movement started as a revolt against the system-generated injustices heaped on the tribals in Naxalbari (West Bengal) four and a half decades back and then spread in various parts of our country. Still known by the … Continue reading

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Dealing with this issue needs guts Mr. Prakash Jha

I have always kept Prakash Jha in high esteem since I watched Hip Hip Hurray (1984) and Damul (1985) on Doordarshan and Gangaajal (2003) and Apaharan (2005) in theatre. I always appreciated his guts of calling a spade a spade … Continue reading

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