Tag Archives: B.R. Chopra

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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The Indian Towering Inferno

Indian filmmakers have been taking inspiration from Hollywood flicks but very few such filmmakers openly admit it. Director Ravi Chopra (son of the legendary film director – Late B.R. Chopra) saw a Hollywood movie – The Towering Inferno (1974) and … Continue reading

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The mist of mystery

First of all, I sincerely thank my my dear friend and elder – B.S. Sethi Saheb for inspiring me to pen the review of this classic murder mystery which is an Indianized celluloid adaptation of Agatha Christie’s play – The … Continue reading

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Are the men essentially flirts ?

In pre-independence India polygamy was not illegal for any male and the financially capable ones, especially the royals used to go for more than one woman in their lives. Well, it’s something that had been continuing since ages. Now polygamy … Continue reading

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A classic which is the predecessor to Lagaan

I have got inspiration to write this review without further delay from the views of esteemed blogger and reviewer Sajit Nair (popularly known as ‘hermit‘) on my blog  regarding plagiarism. He has written – ‘General public excuse “biggies” even when they indulge … Continue reading

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