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Amar Prem: Of ma, melody & saline water

‘A child gives birth to a mother.’ Every time I pass the Bandra-Mahim junction of Mumbai, I notice an enormous sculpture bearing a plaque that reads the above. This is the plain proclamation that comes to mind after I revisited … Continue reading

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Remembering Hema Malini’s unforgettable roar in Lal Patthar!

What extreme repercussions can scorn and envy lead to are dramatically depicted in Sushil Majumdar’s Lal Patthar starring Raaj Kumar, Hema Malini, Raakhee and Vinod Mehra. Through its intriguing narrative, which unravels like pages of a voluminous novel, Majumdar examines the nature of … Continue reading

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