Tag Archives: Prem Chopra

A dish with all the spices in perfect ratio

I dedicate this review to my better half, Amita. I was not a foodie prior to 1st December, 1995 (my marriage date). On that day, Amita entered my life and since then I have been a foodie. Reason ? Very … Continue reading

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Modern Arjun taking on the modern Kauravas

First of all, I sincerely thank my dear friend and seasoned Bollywood movie reviewer – Fenil Seta for inspiring me to write a review of this movie which had proved itself to be the trend-setter in the decade of the … Continue reading

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Coming across a stranger damsel

Late Gulshan Nanda was the numero uno Hindi pulp fiction writer during 1960-1990 period when cable TV and internet were not available and therefore, a huge market was there for pulp-fiction novels. Since Gulshan Nanda had good networking in Bollywood … Continue reading

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Murder Mystery cum Romance cum Social Drama

During the sixties, the world of Hindi cinema witnessed several movies which were originally family or social dramas alongwith the regular dose of romance and songs but a suspense angle was inserted in the later part to create a twist … Continue reading

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Entering married life post own molestation

Rape is the most heinous crime by which a rapist male crushes not just the body of the victimized female but also her soul. The patriarchal social set up in India as well as in several other parts of the … Continue reading

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Crime World – A Spider’s Web

Have you ever observed a spider weaving its web ? The peculiarity of its weaving is that once the web has been woven, the spider itself gets trapped in it and despite enormous efforts, finds it next to impossible to … Continue reading

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The other woman in her man’s life

I thank my loving sister and esteemed reviewer and blogger, Chalojai Bahudure for inspiring me to pen a review of this movie. Souten (1983) was a commercial hit and Bollywood’s trade Pandits considered it as a movie signalling the comeback … Continue reading

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The movie is good but the novel is better

Whenever any movie is made on the basis of some novel or story, the comparisons between the written version and the celluloid version are inevitable. Sometimes, the viewers find the movie to be better than the written piece of work … Continue reading

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The Dostana of the fathers of Karan and Abhishek

Producer Karan Johar presented a movie (not directed by him) titled as Dostana in 2008 which starred Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, Bobby Deol and above all, Abhishek Bachchan whom he had earlier directed in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (2006) alongwith … 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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