Tag Archives: Shashikala

Modern Arjun taking on the modern Kauravas

First of all, I sincerely thank my dear friend and seasoned Bollywood movie reviewer – Fenil Seta for inspiring me to write a review of this movie which had proved itself to be the trend-setter in the decade of the … Continue reading

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Greenery of joys and thornful path for lovers

After posting my article on the top Bollywood love stories, I realized some time later that accidentally I had omitted one of my all time favourite love stories from that list. That movie is Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962). Now, correcting … Continue reading

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The other woman in her man’s life

I thank my loving sister and esteemed reviewer and blogger, Chalojai Bahudure for inspiring me to pen a review of this movie. Souten (1983) was a commercial hit and Bollywood’s trade Pandits considered it as a movie signalling the comeback … Continue reading

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Jubilee Kumar as the hero & He-man as the villain ?

During the fifties, a youth with an ordinary personality started his career in Hindi movies and during the sixties, he went on become one of the most popular heroes of Bollywood with several jubilee hits to his credit. The commercial … Continue reading

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Discussing the capital punishment in a mystery

Kanoon (1960) is an unique suspense thriller which is an all time classic from the black and white era of Hindi cinema. Can you imagine a Bollywood entertainer from the fifties and the sixties which is sans the regular ingredients of songs, … Continue reading

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Bahaaron Ne Mera Chaman Loot Kar . . . .

Devar (1966) is a timeless classic black and white movie based on the immortal piece of fiction, ‘Naa’ by Bangla novelist – Tarashankar Bandhyopadhyay. The pair of Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore has given many films together but three of them are all … Continue reading

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If only I were the director of this movie !

With sincere thanks to my friend Suketu who inspired me to write a review of Bollywood movie – Rakht which was released in 2004, the first thing that I am willing to say is that I wish I were the director of this … Continue reading

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