Tag Archives: Ashok Kumar

A professional chases his dreams against the odds

Whenever a youth obtains a professional degree (B.E. or B. Tech / M. Tech or C.A. / MBA or the like wise), he has already become a dreamer – a dreamer thinking big, just too big. ‘Think big, think better’ … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To You . . .

Bhanwar (1976) is a regular mainstream Bollywood movie which is based on the Hindi novel of the same title written by renowned Hindi novelist and script-writer, Gulshan Nanda. I have read the novel also and found both the book version … Continue reading

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When wife murders and husband investigates

I am a very big fan of Late Sanjeev Kumar who has been one of the most versatile actors ever reigned in Bollywood or say, Indian cinema. He was not only an outstanding artist who could fit himself into any … Continue reading

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Love can resolve all the problems of life

A few years back, I happened to watch Golmaal 3 (2010) in the BHEL club and found it so pathetic that I had to leave it in the interval itself. Its plot is based on that of a Hollywood movie … Continue reading

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Watch this crime-thriller for lifetime laughs

I have felt that many Bollywood movies became outstanding or simply very good not by deliberate effort but by default. Sholay (1975) is a great example in my opinion. Neither its writers (Salim-Javed), nor its director (Ramesh Sippy) had thought … Continue reading

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Hum Intezaar Karenge Tera Qayamat Tak …

Two reasons prompted me to pen this review. Firstly, today is the 85th birth anniversary of Meena Kumari, the great actress whose legend continues even after passage of more than four and a half decades since her demise. Secondly, the … Continue reading

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Never allow your faith in goodness to be shaken

The bitter experiences of my life have shaken my faith in ethics, goodness and the sublime values of life. However the movies like Anuraag (1972) is one such phenomena which reassures me that these noble things have not vanished altogether … Continue reading

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