Tag Archives: Sunil Dutt

An outstanding mystery follows classic songs

In my review dedicated to Bollywood mysteries, I had kept Hamraaz (1967) at the numero uno position in my list of memorable suspense thrillers ever made in Bollywood. Still, it is my most favourite suspense thriller which was a blockbuster … Continue reading

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Yatra Naaryastu Poojyante, Ramante Tatra Devta

Yatra Naaryastu Poojyante, Ramante Tatra Devta (Gods dwell where women are worshipped) – declares Manu Smriti. Millenniums later, the Indian men are yet to learn and absorb this assertion. Indian folklore also underscores the significance of wife in home through … Continue reading

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The lamp of a husband’s love

Chirag (1969) is a family drama directed by Raj Khosla starring Sunil Dutt and Asha Parekh which is remembered more for the immortal song of Mohammed Rafi – Teri Aankhon Ke Siva Duniya Mein Rakkha Kya Hai. It is feelgood … 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 … Continue reading

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Nainon Waali Ne Haay Mera Dil Loota

If anybody asks me the name of my most favourite Bollywood actress of the bygone era, I will not take a fraction of a moment in replying – Saadhana. Today (2nd September) is her birthday. This gorgeous lady ruled Bollywood … 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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Let there be one more sin

Several crime-based movies have been made in Bollywood seeking inspiration from the noir cinema of Hollywood that had taken shape during the forties and fifties. Most of such movies have been just run-of-the-mill formula-based flicks. However some of them stand … Continue reading

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