Tag Archives: Ashok Kumar

Discussing the capital punishment in a mystery

Kanoon¬†(1960)¬†is an unique suspense thriller which is an all time classic from the black and white era of Hindi cinema. Can you imagine a Bollywood entertainer from the fifties and the sixties which is sans the regular ingredients of songs, … Continue reading

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Rahen Na Rahen Hum, Mehka Karenge . . .

It’s been four years since Suchitra Sen left for her heavenly abode on 17.01.2014. One of the greatest actresses of the Indian screen, Suchitra Sen was always in a league of her own and will remain so in the history … Continue reading

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The dark man

I am shocked like anything to know that yesteryears’ popular heroine Shyama is no more. She passed away on 14th November, 2017 and the news reached me quite late. While feeling a throbbing in my heart, I happen to remember … Continue reading

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Smartness counts everywhere

Somewhere I have asserted that simpletons win hearts due to their innocence and purity of their own hearts. But the harsh truth of this cruel world is that simpletons lag behind in the race of life due to ditto traits … Continue reading

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Dil Jo Na Keh Saka, Wohi Raaz-e-Dil …

Today, it’s exactly 16 years since Pradeep Kumar left for his heavenly abode. The Bengali hero played a long and successful inning in Bollywood as a hero and, in later years, as a supporting actor too. I am presenting this … Continue reading

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Aroma of Ideals versus Harsh Reality of Life

Ansoo Ban Gaye Phool is a movie produced in 1969 by Ashok Kumar’s real life brother, Anoop Kumar and directed by Satyen Bose who has directed numerous good movies for Rajshri and other banners too. Before I start the review, … Continue reading

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A comedy by the fathers of Ranbir and Hrithik

Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan are today’s superstars. However their fathers (Rishi Kapoor and Rakesh Roshan) have not only been good friends in real life but also given some entertaining movies by their joint performances in reel life more than … Continue reading

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