Tag Archives: Shashi Kapoor

Crime World – A Spider’s Web

Have you ever observed a spider weaving its web ? The peculiarity of its weaving is that once the web has been woven, the spider itself gets trapped in it and despite enormous efforts, finds it next to impossible to … Continue reading

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The shy girl

In many of my reviews I have underscored this fact that Gulshan Nanda wrote Hindi novels so proficiently during the period spanning from the sixties to the nineties that not only his works became exceedingly popular, making him the undisputed … Continue reading

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The fake love letter that changed many lives

Prem Patra (1962)  is a movie produced and directed by the legendary film director Bimal Roy. This beautiful movie is an emotional drama containing many twists and keeps the viewer engrossed for more than two and a half hours. It’s … 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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Tera Mujhse Hai Pehle Ka Naata Koi …

Late Manmohan Desai has reserved his name in the list of Bollywood’s great entertainers. Right from his maiden directorial venture – Chhalia (1960) to Mard (1985), he kept on delivering box office hits for around a quarter of a century … 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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Raj Kapoor defends Shashi Kapoor in the court

1982 was the farewell year for Raj Kapoor as an actor as his last two movies were released in this year. Gopichand Jasoos was his penultimate movie which was released on 19th February, 1982 and his last movie was Vakil … 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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Big B seeks revenge from Sanjeev through business

Revenge ! Revenge ! Revenge ! At a point in time during the seventies, almost every third Bollywood movie was being made on the theme of revenge. Sometimes the story was given the backdrop of banditry and sometimes that of … 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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