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Joy romances with Asha in Tokyo

Six years have passed since Joy Mukherjee left for his heavenly abode on 09.03.2012. He was the first Bengali hero to have played a more than one decade long successful innings in Bollywood as a romantic hero with his clean-shaven … Continue reading

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Discussing the capital punishment in a mystery

Kanoon (1960) is an unique suspense thriller which is an all time classic from the black and white era of Hindi cinema. Can you imagine a Bollywood entertainer from the fifties and the sixties which is sans the regular ingredients of songs, … Continue reading

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Pygmalion and His Fair Lady

Pygmalion is a legendary Greek character. As per Ovid’s narrative poem – Metamorphoses, Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with the idol of a woman he had carved out of ivory. Taking an inspiration from the character of … 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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The dark man

I am shocked like anything to know that yesteryears’ popular heroine Shyama is no more. She passed away on 14th November, 2017 and the news reached me quite late. While feeling a throbbing in my heart, I happen to remember … Continue reading

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A haunted bungalow and a mysterious killer

It’s been 13 years since Mehmood left for his heavenly abode (on 23.07.2004). He has been perhaps the most popular and high profile comedian of Bollywood movies. Starting from character roles, he became hero in certain movies and then switched … Continue reading

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