Tag Archives: Pran

The Real Don – Smart ! Cunning ! Dangerous !

Seventies were the decade of crime-thrillers in Bollywood when a plethora of such movies were presented to the audience. Among them Don (1978) is a milestone movie which demonstrated what a quality crime-thriller is all about. It enhanced the popularity … Continue reading

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After Pran, it’s Ashutosh for you to hate

First of all, I sincerely thank my deemed younger sister and esteemed blogger and reviewer, S.B. Patra (better known as ‘Chalojai Bahudure’) who inspired me to write a review of this brilliant thriller starring Kajol, Sanjay Dutt and newcomer villain … Continue reading

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Jab Chali Thandi Hawa . . . .

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and elder Mr. Thomas Dhavala for inspiring me to write a review of this emotional love story of the sixties which is still remembered for its great songs. Do Badan (1966) was … Continue reading

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Pukaarta Chala Hoon Main Gali Gali Bahaar Ki …

As said in a couple of my earlier reviews, the decade of the sixties witnessed many Bollywood potboilers which lacked any solid story but were made in such a way as blending melodious songs, good locations and charming actors in … Continue reading

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Jai Jawaan ! Jai Kisaan !

Today alongwith the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation of India, also is the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the ex-prime minister of India who was a man of ideals and principles just like Mahatma … Continue reading

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A grand musical and visual romantic treat

In the late fifties, Nasir Hussain (Aamir Khan’s uncle) started the trend of masala Hindi movies in which the least attended aspect was the story. The screenplay was created on the basis of some set formulae – melodious music, some … Continue reading

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Aroma of Ideals versus Harsh Reality of Life

Ansoo Ban Gaye Phool is a movie produced in 1969 by Ashok Kumar’s real life brother, Anoop Kumar and directed by Satyen Bose who has directed numerous good movies for Rajshri and other banners too. Before I start the review, … Continue reading

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