Tag Archives: Manoj Kumar

Baabul Ki Duaaen Leti Ja …

Bowing before the urge of my younger sister and esteemed reviewer and blogger – S.B. Patra (chalojai bahudure), I am presenting my review of Neel KamalĀ (1968) which is based on the novel of the same title, written by Gulshan Nanda. … Continue reading

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An unknown killer among ten little Indians

Gumnaam (1965) is a take on the classic whodunit of Agatha Christie – Ten Little IndiansĀ (or Ten Little Niggers) which has also been published under another title – And There Were None. It’s a murder mystery based upon revenge which … Continue reading

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Last part of Raj Khosla-Saadhana mystery-trilogy

Director Raj Khosla made three suspense movies consecutively during the sixties casting Sadhana in the female lead. The specialty of these three movies is that in all of them, the plot is based on the mysterious personality of a woman. … Continue reading

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Jab Chali Thandi Hawa . . . .

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and elder Mr. Thomas Dhavala for inspiring me to write a review of this emotional love story of the sixties which is still remembered for its great songs. Do Badan (1966) was … Continue reading

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Jai Jawaan ! Jai Kisaan !

Today alongwith the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation of India, also is the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the ex-prime minister of India who was a man of ideals and principles just like Mahatma … Continue reading

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Greenery of joys and thornful path for lovers

Today is Manoj Kumar’s birthday. Paying my respect to this extra-ordinary actor and filmmaker, I am presenting the review of Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962). This classic black and white movie stars Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha in lead roles and … Continue reading

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Who was she ?

It’s the time of wee hours in India and it’s raining outside in Hyderabad. What can be a better situation to write a review of this movie which begins with the scene of heavy rainfall and that scene itself lends … Continue reading

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