Tag Archives: Jeetendra

Changing relations

I have a great regard for the Bollywood film director of the sixties, seventies and early eighties – Raghunath Jhalani. He has not been a high profile or very famous film director. But this underrated film director has directed very … Continue reading

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Murders for the sake of headlines

Question : A newspaper is able to publish the news of certain high profile murders first because its owner gets every such news before anyone else. How come Holmes ? Answer : Elementary Watson ! He himself is the mastermind … 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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Applying the teaching of Bhagvad-Geeta differently

I express my gratitude towards my dear friend and esteemed reviewer and blogger –  Mazhar Nawaz for inspiring me to write this review. During my last visit to Bengaluru on 20.05.2012, I had a detailed discussion with him which included … Continue reading

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The Real Don – Smart ! Cunning ! Dangerous !

Seventies were the decade of crime-thrillers in Bollywood when a plethora of such movies were presented to the audience. Among them Don (1978) is a milestone movie which demonstrated what a quality crime-thriller is all about. It enhanced the popularity … Continue reading

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Musafir Hoon Yaaro …

This review is dedicated to Gulzar whose 83rd birthday falls on 18th August. While conveying my wishes to the great litterateur and filmmaker, I am presenting the review of this classic movie made by him four and a half decades … Continue reading

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