Tag Archives: mystery

When ? Why ? And where ?

Kab ? Kyoon ? Aur Kahan ? (1970) is a suspense thriller as suggested by its title (When ? Why ? And Where ?) which stars Dharmendra and Babita in lead roles with Pran playing the villain of the story. … Continue reading

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A horror-soaked spellbinding mystery

Surendra Mohan Pathak is a Hindi mystery writer. He pens suspense-based novels and not horror-based ones. Sunil Series has been his most prominent series of novels in which a press reporter plays the hero and solves the mystery, if any. … Continue reading

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The sound of the ankle-bell

Among the three Anand brothers of Bollywood, Chetan Anand always remained a highly respected film-director whereas Dev Anand remained an evergreen romantic hero. The youngest brother – (Late) Vijay Anand (popularly known as Goldie) was also a respected director like … Continue reading

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It made me a fan of Surendra Mohan Pathak

The readers of my reviews are well-aware that I am a great fan of Hindi novelist – Surendra Mohan Pathak. I had read my first novel written by this author in the eighties when my friend – Vishnu Mantri (who … Continue reading

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The disappearance of a dead body

Laash Gaayab (dead body disappearing) is a mystery penned by Hindi novelist, Surendra Mohan Pathak. It’s the 95th venture of his investigative journalist hero, Sunil Kumar Chakravarty. The story starts with the (apparent) suicide of a female guest in a … Continue reading

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An outstanding mystery follows classic songs

In my review dedicated to Bollywood mysteries, I had kept Hamraaz (1967) at the numero uno position in my list of memorable suspense thrillers ever made in Bollywood. Still, it is my most favourite suspense thriller which was a blockbuster … 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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