Tag Archives: Ashok Kumar

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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Is bloodshed mandatory for a revolution ?

We have heard and read a lot about revolutions. Several people especially those who follow the Marxist philosophy and support the cause of the proletariat against the bourgeoisie, maintain that a revolution has to be violent and contain bloodshed to … Continue reading

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Jab Dard Nahin Tha Seene Mein . . .

Jab Dard Nahin Tha Seene Mein, Tab Khaak Maza Tha Jeene Mein (When there was no feeling of pain in my heart, what the hell was the pleasure of living !). Sounds impractical ? It is. Surprisingly, it is very … Continue reading

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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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