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Revisiting Aamir Khan’s frothy coming-of-age in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

I have fond memories of an ice cream parlour I frequented every single weekend as a kid. It wasn’t particularly fancy but, back then, it was among the only few places that offered such variety in flavours. And the best … Continue reading

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Getting nostalgic about Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

There’s a funny story behind how I watched Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak for the first time. In 1988, when the concept of channels dedicated to trailers or YouTube was completely alien, we relied on the services of Chhayageet and Chitrahaar … Continue reading

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Teesri Manzil: Style, substance, suspense and Shammi Kapoor!

Can you imagine Teesri Manzil without Shammi Kapoor? Me? Not even hypothetically. But the truth is that filmmaker Nasir Husain originally conceptualised the classic mystery with Dev Anand in mind. The two had previously worked on Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota … Continue reading

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