Tag Archives: Smita Patil

Raj Babbar-Smita Patil starrer emotional tale

Teesra Kinara is a very good but underhyped and underrated, long forgotten movie which was released in 1986, just a few months prior to the death of Smita Patil. This is a triangular relationship-based story starring Anita Raj as the … Continue reading

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Seene Mein Jalan, Aankhon Mein Toofaan Sa Kyun Hai

It’s been four years since Farooq Sheikh left for his heavenly abode. He was the real hero in the context of our country. Idealist yet vulnerable. Sensitive yet prone to human-weaknesses. A layman sans any larger-than-life traits. A handsome boy … Continue reading

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A tribute to Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India

26th November is commemorated as the National Milk Day in the memory of Dr. Verghese Kurien whose birth anniversary falls on this day. I am paying my tribute to him through this review which is of a movie whose Dr. … Continue reading

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The predecessor to Lamhe, Joggers’ Park & Nishabd

Human relations are complex, especially the male-female romantic relationship which sees no bar. As a song of Jagjit Singh from the movie Prem Geet (1981) says – Na Umr Ki Seema Ho, Na Janm Ka Ho Bandhan, Jab Pyar Kare … 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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The relation of pain

Sunil Dutt and Nargis were perhaps the most ideal couple of Bollywood who had to face many odds like coming from totally different family backgrounds, difference in career status (Nargis had been a star for years whereas Sunil Dutt was … Continue reading

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The market where helplessness is bought and sold

Bazaar (1982) is truly a classic movie by all standards. It presents the true story of those unfortunate (Muslim) girls who are virtually sold to the rich people in the Gulf under the camouflage of marriage by their poor parents … Continue reading

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