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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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Standing by his ex-flame in her hour of crisis

Colaba Conspiracy is the novel of eminent Hindi mystery and thriller writer Surendra Mohan Pathak available in English also alongside its original Hindi version. It’s a novel of Mr. Pathak’s relatively new series – Jeet Singh Series whose hero is … Continue reading

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The police is answerable to the public, mind you !

Police Public (1990) is murder mystery which I had seen when I was undergoing my C.A. course and was on tour to Ranchi (then in Bihar, now in Jharkhand) for the purpose of conducting some audits. While staying in the … Continue reading

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Expensive B Grade Masaala

Abbas Mustan are considered the Alfred Hitchcock of Indian cinema. Their disciple Dinkar Kapur decided to direct a movie independently and he made the script from the leftovers of the movies of his gurus for that purpose. The suspense thriller … Continue reading

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Do you read detective novels and rely upon them ?

The world of fictional work can be classified in various categories / genres. One immensely popular category of such work is the stories of crime detection genre. People from all over the world have been reading / seeing such stories … Continue reading

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My introduction to Surendra Mohan Pathak’s world

Surendra Mohan Pathak is an eminent Hindi novelist who has been writing relentlessly for the past half a century and his pen has not stopped even at the age of 78 years. Though due to the poor paper-quality, printing, binding … Continue reading

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Raj Kapoor defends Shashi Kapoor in the court

1982 was the farewell year for Raj Kapoor as an actor as his last two movies were released in this year. Gopichand Jasoos was his penultimate movie which was released on 19th February, 1982 and his last movie was Vakil … Continue reading

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The hound of the Baskervilles in Chandangarh

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had penned several stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, the most popular detective character of the world. He had penned one full-fledged novel also featuring Holmes – The Hound of The Baskervilles which was first published in The … Continue reading

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This Raaz is different, it’s a traditional mystery

Many movies have been made in Bollywood under the title Raaz (mystery). The movie buffs belonging to the current generation are well aware of the so-called horror franchise of the Bhatt Camp making movies under this title out of which … Continue reading

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