Category Archives: Classics

Revisiting Classics of Hindi Cinema

Classic Revisited: Guide is as glamorous as it is soulful

“Dil ke mere paas ho itne, phir bhi ho kitni door. Tu mujse mein dil se pareshaan dono hain majboor. Aise main kisko kaun manaye…” Once in deep throes of love, today their hands touch but do not meet. Ego, … Continue reading

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Looking back at Shyam Benegal’s mesmerising Mandi

Shyam Benegal’s mesmeric Mandi chronicles life through a woman running a brothel house in the crammed backstreets of Hyderabad. As is the nature of a marketplace, the establishment is marked by rumpus and range but Benegal views the matriarch’s lifestyle … Continue reading

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