Tag Archives: Farida Jalal

Attack is the best defense Mr. Prime Minister !

Time and again, I happen to read in the newspaper that the Indian diplomat in Pakistan has been called by the Pakistani authorities and thereby an official objection has been registered by Pakistan against India regarding the violation of ceasefire … Continue reading

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An idealistic suspense thriller

I consider Preity Zinta as one of the most talented heroines of her time. This Lyril girl debuted in Bollywood through Maniratnam directed movie  Dil Se .. (1998) and her dimples stole the hearts of millions with her very next movie which … Continue reading

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When wife murders and husband investigates

I am a very big fan of Late Sanjeev Kumar who has been one of the most versatile actors ever reigned in Bollywood or say, Indian cinema. He was not only an outstanding artist who could fit himself into any … Continue reading

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Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao …

Whenever there is any talk of rain, the name coming to lips is Saawan only. There have been several memorable rain songs in Hindi movies. One such song is Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao (the swings in the … Continue reading

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On losing the beloved(s)

Rajshri Productions always made simple movies based on relationships. Most of their movies are having either Mumbai or the Northern Hindi speaking belt of India as the background of the story. However Taqdeer (1967) is a movie with a Goa-ni … Continue reading

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Non-violence does not mean cowardice

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation (of India), had once asserted –‘If I have to choose out of violence and non-violence, I will choose non-violence only but if I have to choose out of violence and cowardice, I will … Continue reading

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