Tag Archives: Rekha

Meet the Indian Don Vito Corleone

I had heard a lot about the classic novel The Godfather written by Mario Puzo but not read it. One day, in the year 2005, I made up my mind to read it. I arranged the original English version of … Continue reading

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Aawara overturned

The great showman of Bollywood Raj Kapoor had made a classic movie – Awara (1951) containing an interesting and meaningful discussion about Nature vs. Nurture issue and the conclusion drawn was that nurture is more important in shaping the personality … Continue reading

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Boy steps into manhood by becoming a winner

Today is Shashi Kapoor’s birthday. The veteran actor and filmmaker had left for his heavenly abode on 4th December last year and now only his memories are left for his admirers in the form of his movies. Shashi Kapoor had … Continue reading

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Seedhi-Saadi Boli Meri Seedha-Saada Kaam …

Childlike innocent and trusting (as well as trustworthy) simpletons may be losers in real life but since they are heart-conquerors, the stories told on the silver-screen portray them as winners in the worldly life too which is seldom true. Raj … 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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Applying the teaching of Bhagvad-Geeta differently

I express my gratitude towards my dear friend and esteemed reviewer and blogger –  Mazhar Nawaz for inspiring me to write this review. During my last visit to Bengaluru on 20.05.2012, I had a detailed discussion with him which included … Continue reading

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A damsel among three close friends

I dedicate this review to the evergreen screen goddess of Indian cinema – Rekha whose birthday falls today (10th October). I convey my hearty wishes to her. Neeyat (1980) is a formula-based Bollywood potboiler which I had watched in the … Continue reading

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