Tag Archives: Amitabh Bachchan

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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The only joint venture of Big B and Jumping Jack

Amitabh Bachchan and Jeetendra have been two big heroes of the Indian screen. On one hand, Amitabh Bachchan has reserved his place in the history books and is called as the star of the (bygone) millennium now; on the other, … Continue reading

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My favourite Amitabh-Jaya starrer

Real life pair – Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri have been cast together in many movies including classics like Abhimaan and Zanjeer as well as multi-starrers like Sholay and Chupke Chupke. But my personal favourite movie in which tall Amitabh and … Continue reading

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Romance vs. Educational Discipline

I am reviewing Mohabbatein (2000) because it is the favourite movie of someone who loved me very much. I also liked the movie upon first watching and still love to watch it again. However this movie provoked some very serious … Continue reading

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Big B’s most underrated movie

Main Azaad Hoon is the most underrated movie of the star of the millennium (!) Amitabh Bachchan who is definitely the living legend of Indian cinema. It got released in 1989 and flopped on the box office. But the notable … Continue reading

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