Tag Archives: Nasiruddin Shah

A Crime-Thriller Soaked in Tehzeeb and Shaayari

I dedicate this review to the evergreen, ageless diva Madhuri Dixit who is going to complete 51 years of age today (she was born on 15.05.1967). I had watched Dedh Ishquiya (2014)┬áduring my trip to Bikaner (Rajasthan) in the Cinemagic … 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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A tribute to Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India

26th November is commemorated as the National Milk Day in the memory of Dr. Verghese Kurien whose birth anniversary falls on this day. I am paying my tribute to him through this review which is of a movie whose Dr. … Continue reading

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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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