Tag Archives: Shakeel Badayuni

Jab Chali Thandi Hawa . . .

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and elder Mr. Thomas Dhavala for inspiring me to write a review of this emotional love story of the sixties which is still remembered for its great songs. Do Badan (1966) was the first … Continue reading

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The unfathomable depth of childhood love

We have heard and read a lot about childhood love. And all of us were children only years back. Children do have crush on someone just like the adolescents and the youths. However what’s the depth of that love that … Continue reading

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A teacher transforms the life of a courtesan

In my review of Mohabbatein (2000), I had criticized that movie for maligning the image of an educational institution and a teacher also because I consider teaching an extremely noble profession whose dignity is beyond any measure. Today I am reviewing … Continue reading

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A laughter-bonanza from the Tragedy King

In my review of Azaad (1955), I had written that though Dilip Kumar got labelled as the Tragedy King of Hindi cinema, he was quite skilled in comedy too. Today I am reviewing a movie which is a showcase of … Continue reading

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Aajkal Shauq-e-Deedar Hai, Kya Kahun Aapse Pyar Hai

In my review of Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon (1963), I have said that a trend had started in Bollywood cinema during the late fifties which continued through the sixties that an entertaining flick was made by weaving the script … Continue reading

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The hound of the Baskervilles in Chandangarh

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had penned several stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, the most popular detective character of the world. He had penned one full-fledged novel also featuring Holmes – The Hound of The Baskervilles which was first published in The … Continue reading

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Mere Mehboob Tujhe Meri Mohabbat Ki Kasam . . .

I am very romantic by nature. But I like decent romance which strikes a chord somewhere in the heart quite silently (i.e. without being loud). I believe, that’s the real love which lives with a person throughout his / her … Continue reading

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