Tag Archives: Raakhee

An idealistic suspense thriller

I consider Preity Zinta as one of the most talented heroines of her time. This Lyril girl debuted in Bollywood through Maniratnam directed movie  Dil Se .. (1998) and her dimples stole the hearts of millions with her very next movie which … Continue reading

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The unforgettable Battle of Loungewala

Another Independence Day of India has arrived. 71 years completed. Still we crave for patriotic movies able to arouse our love for our country in the most emotional manner. J.P. Dutta made one such movie in the year 1997 titled … Continue reading

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Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao …

Whenever there is any talk of rain, the name coming to lips is Saawan only. There have been several memorable rain songs in Hindi movies. One such song is Saawan Ke Jhoole Pade, Tum Chale Aao (the swings in the … Continue reading

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The shy girl

In many of my reviews I have underscored this fact that Gulshan Nanda wrote Hindi novels so proficiently during the period spanning from the sixties to the nineties that not only his works became exceedingly popular, making him the undisputed … Continue reading

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Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned

First of all I express my gratitude towards esteemed blogger and my deemed sister S.B. Patra (chalojai bahudure) for inspiring me to write the review of this underrated classic.‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’ – Shakespeare asserted centuries back. … Continue reading

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Staleness is the problem with such movies

The Gold Medal (1984) is one of those unfortunate movies which take an extra-ordinary time in getting completed (this way or that way) and / or released. Though this was the case with the immortal Mughal-e-Aazam also but that’s an … Continue reading

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Ek Raasta Hai Zindagi, Jo Tham Gaye To Kuchh Nahin

Producer-director Yash Chopra is known in Bollywood as the ‘King of Romance’ because he has made certain classic romantic movies. However he had made some different movies too. One of them is Kaala Patthar (1979) which was a commercial failure … Continue reading

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