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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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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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