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Remembering Sunny Deol’s dynamite delivery in Ghayal

‘Aaj hi maroonga usse. Aaj hi.’ This is no empty threat. Not when coming from Sunny Deol anyway.  And there’s nothing Amrish Puri’s brutish Balwant Rai, at whom it’s directed, can do or say to save himself from Sunny’s wrath.  It’s … Continue reading

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Bollywood retro at its hilarious best!

Everyone celebrates the finest films, the soaring highs and the best works of an artist of cinema. But there’s something inexplicably attractive about its trippy exaggerations and unabashed absurdities that may appear terrible at the time of release but amusing … Continue reading

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The Original Himmatwala!

Bollywood displayed a strong case of multiple personality disorder in 1983. On one hand, it bragged of remarkable cinema like Ardh Satya, Katha, Masoom, Mandi and Kisi Se Na Kehna while the other unleashed masala potboilers like Mawaali, Himmatwala, Justice … Continue reading

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