Tag Archives: Rajshri banner

Let Saawan come . . .

Saawan is the rainy month in India and the Indian culture has a lot to relate to Saawan – enthusiasm, prosperity, happiness and of course, love and romance ! Young hearts long for Saawan to come and when it comes, … Continue reading

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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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You are no Shelock Holmes Rajeev but I like you

Samrat Tilakdhari aka STD (Rajeev Khandelwal) is our Desi Sherlock Holmes who likes to try his hands upon  challenging cases only in company of his Desi Dr. Watson – Chakradhar aka CD (Gopal Dutt). He gets a challenging assignment through … Continue reading

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Cinematic adaptation of legendary writer’s story

Munshi Premchand has been the most respected one among the Hindi fiction writers for over a century. The legendary writer was an idealist in his initial writing days and gradually only he moved towards realism in his creations. One of … Continue reading

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On losing the beloved(s)

Rajshri Productions always made simple movies based on relationships. Most of their movies are having either Mumbai or the Northern Hindi speaking belt of India as the background of the story. However Taqdeer (1967) is a movie with a Goa-ni … Continue reading

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The flag-bearer of simplicity and Indianness in Hindi cinema

Now-a-days, the Rajshri banner of Bollywood is known as the banner of Sooraj Barjatya who has given certain blockbusters during the past three decades. But this article is not about Sooraj. It is a tribute to his grandfather, Late Tarachand … 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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When does a girl become a puzzle for a boy ?

A boy and a girl of very young age become friends. They walk together, talk together, laugh together and play all kinds of tricks and nuisances according to their age. Nowhere they feel any gender difference between them. However one … Continue reading

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Fragrance of Indian soil, values and art

Payal Ki Jhankaar is a lovable movie directed by Satyen Bose, based on the Indian classical music and Indian classical dances with a rural and simple backdrop, quite true to the Rajshri tradition. Late Tarachand Barjatya made it in 1980 … Continue reading

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