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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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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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Shakti: Dilip Kumar-Big B’s ultimate face-off in Ramesh Sippy’s 1982 drama

‘Ruk jao Vijay warna mein goli chala dunga.’ When I think about my earliest movie memories, the sound of Dilip Kumar’s warning and the visual of him chasing Amitabh Bachchan at the airport tarmac leading to Shakti’s heartbreaking climax comes … Continue reading

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