Tag Archives: Dilip Kumar

Tragedy King’s last movie – a murder mystery

Acting legend, Dilip Kumar has been bestowed upon with the title of Tragedy King in Bollywood (though he had done hilarious comedy too in certain films). However never had I seen him in a murder mystery and that too with … Continue reading

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A laughter-bonanza from the Tragedy King

In my review of Azaad (1955), I had written that though Dilip Kumar got labelled as the Tragedy King of Hindi cinema, he was quite skilled in comedy too. Today I am reviewing a movie which is a showcase of … Continue reading

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Aajkal Shauq-e-Deedar Hai, Kya Kahun Aapse Pyar Hai

In my review of Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon (1963), I have said that a trend had started in Bollywood cinema during the late fifties which continued through the sixties that an entertaining flick was made by weaving the script … Continue reading

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A power-packed father-son saga

Today my son, Saurav has completed 14 years of his age. Last year, I had posted the review of Ehsaas (2001) on this day which is based on the relationship of a father and his son. This year also, I … Continue reading

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The unfathomable depth of childhood love

We have heard and read a lot about childhood love. And all of us were children only years back. Children do have crush on someone just like the adolescents and the youths. However what’s the depth of that love that … 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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Tragedy King and Tragedy Queen present a comedy

Dilip Kumar is known as the Tragedy King and Meena Kumari is known as the Tragedy Queen of Hindi cinema. It’s because of the intense roles played by them on the screen with excellence. Who can forget Dilip Kumar in … Continue reading

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