Tag Archives: Pran

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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Musafir Hoon Yaaro …

This review is dedicated to Gulzar whose 83rd birthday falls on 18th August. While conveying my wishes to the great litterateur and filmmaker, I am presenting the review of this classic movie made by him four and a half decades … Continue reading

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Merrymaking in forest

Jangal Mein Mangal (merrymaking in a forest or to be exact, a deserted place) is an entertaining movie which I am reviewing due to the inspiration of my dear friend and esteemed reviewer Mazhar Nawaz. Sincere thanks Mazhar Bhai for … Continue reading

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