Tag Archives: Dharmendra

An emotion-soaked saga covering two generations

Women have several virtues which men can only envy for. However jealousy and hatred towards a woman who is supposed to be own rival for a man’s love is a vice whose dominance is found more in womenfolk only. When … Continue reading

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The royal blood in the struggle of life and love

In India, several poor or average movies go on to become commercial hits (even super-hits). Well, depends upon the taste of the audience. But the more painful fact for the cine-lovers and purists like me is that several superior quality … Continue reading

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The painful saga of retreat

Haqeeqat (1964) is undoubtedly the best war based movie ever made in India. I term Haqeeqat, Border (1997) and LOC – Kargil (2003) as three genuine war based movies made under Hindi cinema. The later two were made by J.P. … Continue reading

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The path leading to truth is bound to be thorny

Being an idealist since childhood, when myself happened to see my would-be wife on 28.06.1995 for the first time and when we had a talk with myself being in the privileged position to ask questions from her, I asked whether … Continue reading

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The unending slavery of the lower caste peasant

First of all I express my heartfelt gratitude towards esteemed blogger and my dear friend Nishant Singh (better known as @sydbarett) for inspiring me to pen the review of this outstanding movie which was the maiden venture of now well-known … Continue reading

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Whodunnit in forest

Shikar (Hunt / Victim) is a Dharmendra, Asha Parekh and Sanjeev Kumar starrer murder mystery released in 1968, directed by Atma Ram and produced by Guru Dutt films (four years later than Guru Dutt’s death). Quite different from Guru Dutt’s … Continue reading

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Phir Woh Bhooli Si Yaad Aayi Hai . . .

The decade of the sixties saw many love-triangles made in Bollywood. Besides, since abortion was then illegal and therefore, an unmarried girl’s getting pregnant used to be a ticklish problem for herself and her family, many movies were made on … Continue reading

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