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Tragedy King’s last movie – a murder mystery

Acting legend, Dilip Kumar has been bestowed upon with the title of Tragedy King in Bollywood (though he had done hilarious comedy too in certain films). However never had I seen him in a murder mystery and that too with … Continue reading

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Coming across a stranger damsel

Late Gulshan Nanda was the numero uno Hindi pulp fiction writer during 1960-1990 period when cable TV and internet were not available and therefore, a huge market was there for pulp-fiction novels. Since Gulshan Nanda had good networking in Bollywood … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery cum Romance cum Social Drama

During the sixties, the world of Hindi cinema witnessed several movies which were originally family or social dramas alongwith the regular dose of romance and songs but a suspense angle was inserted in the later part to create a twist … 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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An old fashioned but well-knitted murder mystery

In the dark hours of a night, a young girl clad in white clothes heads towards a magnificent mansion (whose architecture reminds of the British times) which is the residence of a rich man of royal lineage. The environment prevailing … Continue reading

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The empty house which witnessed a double murder

Khaali Makaan (empty house) is an intricate murder mystery penned by eminent Hindi mystery writer – Surendra Mohan Pathak. It had been authored more than three decades back but it is thoroughly enjoyable even today. It contains not only a … Continue reading

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Stop press ! A murder has taken place !

Stop Press is a term used in the field of print media, especially the daily newspapers. Whenever the final form of that day’s newspaper is about to be sent for printing and some very significant or sensational news is received … Continue reading

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