Tag Archives: Dev Anand

Murder Mystery cum Romance cum Social Drama

During the sixties, the world of Hindi cinema witnessed several movies which were originally family or social dramas alongwith the regular dose of romance and songs but a suspense angle was inserted in the later part to create a twist … Continue reading

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The sound of the ankle-bell

Among the three Anand brothers of Bollywood, Chetan Anand always remained a highly respected film-director whereas Dev Anand remained an evergreen romantic hero. The youngest brother – (Late) Vijay Anand (popularly known as Goldie) was also a respected director like … Continue reading

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Boojh Mera Kya Naam Re – Tribute to Shamshad Begum

It’s been five years since Shamshad Begum left for her heavenly abode on 23.04.2013 leaving a golden chapter of the book of Bollywood music to glitter forever in her mesmerizing voice and unique style of singing. The great lady singer … Continue reading

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Pygmalion and His Fair Lady

Pygmalion is a legendary Greek character. As per Ovid’s narrative poem – Metamorphoses, Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with the idol of a woman he had carved out of ivory. Taking an inspiration from the character of … Continue reading

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A gentleman and a loafer ! Both at the same time ?

Shareef Budmaash (1973) is a crime-thriller directed by skilled director Raj Khosla, starring Dev Anand and Hema Malini in lead roles. Dev Anand himself has produced it under his banner Navketan. It’s an entertaining movie whose title fascinated me because … Continue reading

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Jeevan Ke Safar Mein Raahi . . .

Time and again it is proved to me that even the smallest thing takes places only when its due time has arrived. This review had been planned by me long back upon the sad demise of Nalini Jaywant on 20.12.2010 … Continue reading

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Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhaata Chala Gaya …

Hum Dono (1961) is a classic and one of the most popular movies of the evergreen hero – Dev Anand. Originally it’s a black and white movie. However it’s colour version was also released in 2011. In addition to the … Continue reading

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