Tag Archives: Manoj Kumar

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 the first … Continue reading

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Greenery of joys and thornful path for lovers

After posting my article on the top Bollywood love stories, I realized some time later that accidentally I had omitted one of my all time favourite love stories from that list. That movie is Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962). Now, correcting … Continue reading

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It’s partially a predecessor to Ghajini

During the fifties, sixties and seventies, Bollywood boasted of good script-writers. There were specific story departments in the film companies where full time writers worked relentlessly on scripts. That’s why several novel ideas used to emerge for making feature films … Continue reading

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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 Kamal (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 Indians (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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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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