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Super filmi week: When Saif Ali Khan wore Rishi Kapoor’s sweater

Starring Raj Kapoor’s dream of a better India, Rishi Kapoor’s trendsetting sweaters and Ranbir Kapoor’s self-introspection, my week could well be titled Kal Aaj Aur Kal. Monday Dekha hai teri aankhon mein pyar hi pyar beshumar— Dharmendra fawning over Vyjayanthimala and her … Continue reading

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Revisiting Sanjeev Kumar’s masterful, must-watch Dastak

Snapshots of Mumbai’s various landmarks, operational mills, crammed roads teeming with double-deckers, towering skyline overlooking rickety slums captioned in a lingering visual of Bombay Central station frame the black and white opening credits of Dastak. A city of dreams and … Continue reading

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Jogan: Sublime Nargis, irresistible Dilip Kumar!

Whether their romance is realised or not, there’s a surety in the manner most man-woman relationships emerge in films. But in Kidar Sharma’s Jogan, it’s the unlikelihood of alliance right from the onset that both defines and dignifies their connection. … Continue reading

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