Tag Archives: Nasiruddin Shah

Suspense and chill, courtesy Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is known today as a respected and high-profile filmmaker who has not only directed movies like Parinda (1989), 1942 – A Love Story (1994), Mission Kashmir (2000), Eklavya (2007) etc. but also made good quality movies giving … Continue reading

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Hunger ! Injustice ! And Bullet !

Bollywood cannot boast of many quality movies made on the issue of Naxalism. In the new millennium, the first good Hindi movie made upon this ever burning issue of rural India was Lal Salaam (2002) starring Nandita Das and Sharad … Continue reading

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A professional chases his dreams against the odds

Whenever a youth obtains a professional degree (B.E. or B. Tech / M. Tech or C.A. / MBA or like wise), he has already become a dreamer – a dreamer thinking big, just too big. ‘Think big, think better’ is … Continue reading

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The market where helplessness is bought and sold

Bazaar (1982) is truly a classic movie by all standards. It presents the true story of those unfortunate (Muslim) girls who are virtually sold to the rich people in the Gulf under the camouflage of marriage by their poor parents … Continue reading

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The unending slavery of the lower caste peasant

First of all I express my heartfelt gratitude towards esteemed blogger and my dear friend Nishant Singh (better known as @sydbarett) for inspiring me to pen the review of this outstanding movie which was the maiden venture of now well-known … Continue reading

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It’s certainly better than Guzaarish

In my review of Guzaarish (2010) which is a Bollywood movie based on the theme of euthanasia, I had mentioned that years back, a low budget Bollywood movie – Shaayad (1979) dealt with the same topic with utmost sensitivity. Today … Continue reading

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