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You are no Shelock Holmes Rajeev but I like you

Samrat Tilakdhari aka STD (Rajeev Khandelwal) is our Desi Sherlock Holmes who likes to try his hands upon  challenging cases only in company of his Desi Dr. Watson – Chakradhar aka CD (Gopal Dutt). He gets a challenging assignment through … Continue reading

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The inspiration behind Johnny Gaddaar

I liked Sriram Raghavan directed thriller movie – Johnny Gaddaar (2007) very much. In that movie, the hero (in fact, the villain), Neil Mukesh murders a member of their criminal group by seeking inspiration from a very old Amitabh Bachchan … Continue reading

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Not Hercule Poirot, it’s Abhi Bhattacharya

Bimal Roy has been a highly revered filmmaker of Bangla and Hindi cinema with classics like Madhumati, Do Bigha Zameen, Bandini and Sujata to his credit. I got surprised when I found his name on the cover of the VCD … Continue reading

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Whodunnit in forest

Shikar (Hunt / Victim) is a Dharmendra, Asha Parekh and Sanjeev Kumar starrer murder mystery released in 1968, directed by Atma Ram and produced by Guru Dutt films (four years later than Guru Dutt’s death). Quite different from Guru Dutt’s … Continue reading

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