Tag Archives: suspense

Thrill but no suspense

Right Yaaa Wrong (2010) is a Hindi movie under the thriller genre. However it is not the routine run-of the-mill Bollywood suspense thriller. It is not an original story either. The filmmaker has lifted the story from a Hollywood movie … 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. This gorgeous lady ruled Bollywood in the sixties through memorable movies … Continue reading

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Cinema is the art to make believe

Today is the birthday of Bipasha Basu who is my favourite heroine from the contemporary cinema. I dedicate this review to herself. Many many happy returns of the day Bipasha. Cinema is said to be the art of storytelling. But … Continue reading

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A spicy dish to satiate the reader’s appetite

In my review of an old Bollywood movie – Jhuk Gaya Aasman (1968), I had written that entertainment products whether they are movies, theatre-plays or fiction-books, have to be prepared like spicy dishes with all the spices mixed in the … Continue reading

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Not a love story but a suspense movie

Pyar Ke Rahi (1982) is a movie starring B grade actors like Kanwaljit Singh and Padmini Kapila. Well, I do not believe in this so-called grading. In my opinion, a movie is either good or bad whether it’s a low … Continue reading

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Dharmendra-Waheeda starrer suspense thriller

There have been many Bollywood movies made under the title – Baazi. The most famous one among them is Dev Anand-Geeta Bali starrer film which was released in 1951 and directed by Guru Dutt. However today I am reviewing a lesser … Continue reading

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We know what you did that winter Ekta Kapoor !

Kucch To Hai (2003) was released on 24th January, 2003 and I watched it with my family (wife and little daughter) in the Aakash Cinema of Kota on 26th January, 2003, that is, on  the Republic Day of India. The … Continue reading

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The damsel without a name

Anamika means a female without a name. The movie I am reviewing was released in 1973 and I saw it for the first time after a few years only upon its telecast on the Doordarshan. I watched it again when … Continue reading

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Shatrughan woos Vidya using a fake identity

Rich boy poor girl. Rich girl poor boy. Conceited boy getting smitten by a simple girl or vice versa. We have seen so many stories in Indian movies. Such a hackneyed plot can also entertained when well-developed and skilfully presented … Continue reading

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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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