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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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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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Team Andaz Apna Apna forever!

Can I look at a plate of oranges and not think about Salman Khan’s proposal jinxed by an upset tummy? Can I resist this childish urge to play football whenever I see a bunch of glasses filled with what may … Continue reading

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