Tag Archives: Dharmendra

Jubilee Kumar as the hero & He-man as the villain ?

During the fifties, a youth with an ordinary personality started his career in Hindi movies and during the sixties, he went on become one of the most popular heroes of Bollywood with several jubilee hits to his credit. The commercial … Continue reading

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I had not thought of liking it so much

Socha Na Tha (2005) is the debut movie of the director Imtiaz Ali and the hero Abhay Deol. I could not watch it when it was released. Years later, just one day prior to watching Rockstar (2011) in theatre, I … Continue reading

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Staleness is the problem with such movies

The Gold Medal (1984) is one of those unfortunate movies which take an extra-ordinary time in getting completed (this way or that way) and / or released. Though this was the case with the immortal Mughal-e-Aazam also but that’s an … 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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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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Jeet Hee Lenge Baazi Hum Tum . . . .

I have heard that everyone loves a lover. Well, it may not be true. But it’s true that every lover loves a lover. A person who has been in love himself / herself is supposed to understand the love of … Continue reading

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Bahaaron Ne Mera Chaman Loot Kar . . . .

Devar (1966) is a timeless classic black and white movie based on the immortal piece of fiction, ‘Naa’ by Bangla novelist – Tarashankar Bandhyopadhyay. The pair of Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore has given many films together but three of them are all … Continue reading

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