Tag Archives: Rekha

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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A tribute to Dinesh Thakur, an underrated artist

It’s been five years since a well-known film and theatre personality Dinesh Thakur left for his heavely abode on 20.09.2012. Despite being a brilliant actor (of the category of Nasiruddin Shah, Om Puri and Girish Karnaad) alongwith being a brilliant … Continue reading

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Attack is the best defense Mr. Prime Minister !

Whenever I read in the newspaper that the Indian diplomat in Pakistan has been called by the Pakistani authorities and thereby an official objection has been registered by Pakistan against India regarding the violation of ceasefire by the Indian soldiers. … Continue reading

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Ye Kya Jagah Hai Doston, Ye Kaun Sa Dayaar Hai . . .

Umrao Jaan (1981) is based on the novel –  ‘Umrao Jaan Ada’ of Mirza Mohammad Haadi Ruswa. I happened to watch the movie first and read the novel later. And undoubtedly, director Muzaffar Ali’s cinematic version of the story originally written … Continue reading

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Boy steps into manhood by becoming a winner

Shashi Kapoor has been bestowed upon the most prestigious cine-award of India – The Dada Saheb Phaalke Award for the year 2014. Well-deserved for the veteran who has not just been a mainstream hero for around two decades but has … Continue reading

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