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Haathee Mere Saathee . . . Jai Ganesh Jee

Today is Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinaayak Chaturthi, the day of Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom. He is also known as the Vighneshwara, i.e., the remover of obstacles (appearing in the way of any good work). As per the Hindu … Continue reading

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A perfect script for a Bollywood blockbuster

Hindi novelist, Surendra Mohan Pathak has never tried to write for movies and in fact, he has been to Mumbai only once in his life (1956) when he had not even started to write novels or stories. Had he tried … Continue reading

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The Dostana of the fathers of Karan and Abhishek

Producer Karan Johar presented a movie (not directed by him) titled as Dostana in 2008 which starred Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, Bobby Deol and above all, Abhishek Bachchan whom he had earlier directed in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (2006) alongwith … 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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Cinema is the art to make believe

I dedicate this post to my dear friend Fenil Seta who is a seasoned Bollywood movie reviewer plus a director-in-making. This movie is an informal lesson for him (and the aspirants like him) to become a film director in future. … Continue reading

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The Real Don – Smart ! Cunning ! Dangerous !

Seventies were the decade of crime-thrillers in Bollywood when a plethora of such movies were presented to the audience. Among them Don (1978) is a milestone movie which demonstrated what a quality crime-thriller is all about. It enhanced the popularity … Continue reading

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A power-packed father-son saga

Today my son, Saurav has completed 14 years of his age. Last year, I had posted the review of Ehsaas (2001) on this day which is based on the relationship of a father and his son. This year also, I … Continue reading

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