Monthly Archives: October 2013

Akshay Kumar’s Boss: A vigorous spectacle of noise & nonsense!

Sometime in 1992, two relatively unknown lads Akshay Kumar and Ronit Roy made a breakthrough in their respective careers with Khiladi and Jaan Tere Naam. While Khiladi’s success helped the action star achieve a flying start, Roy had to contend … Continue reading

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The bitter irony & burning intimacy of Raj Kapoor’s Awara

Often one hears this line or its ilk—Koi bhi insaan apni maa ki kok se mujrim bankar paida nahi hota—in the movies.  The sentiment’s worn out, mocked at reputation has undermined the heft of its authenticity. Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic, … Continue reading

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