Tag Archives: Raakhee

Jo Raah Chuni Tune . . . Tribute to Ravindra Jain

Today is the birthday of Ravindra Jain. The extra-ordinary composer and lyricist who was in a league of his own, had left for his heavenly abode on 09.10.2015. But he will always live in the hearts of lovers of music … Continue reading

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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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Matching steps on the path of life

I express my heartfelt gratitude for esteemed reviewer and blogger – Deepa  Swaminathan for inspiring me to first watch this movie and  thereafter write its review. Had it not been for her instigation, I  would have deprived myself from watching this gem of … Continue reading

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A saga of family bonds and sacrifice

Shashi Kapoor left for his heavenly abode on 04.12.2017. This review is dedicated to him. May his soul rest in peace. The great Indian tradition embedding family values, has always kept love and family bonds on a high pedestal. And … Continue reading

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