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Kaabil: Hrithik goes on a done-to-death vengeance spree

The expression of disbelief and loud shriek that goes off after a character sees his or her loved one’s cold corpse for the first time is engraved in every Hindi movie buff’s memory. In the beginning, it felt dramatic and … Continue reading

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When Jeetu & Neetu played newlyweds in Basu Chatterjee’s Priyatama

Wise men say only fools rush in but Neetu Singh cannot help falling in love with Jeetendra in Basu Chatterjee’s breezy Priyatama. She’s the sort of impulsive romantic Bollywood looks at dotingly, indulgently. Only unlike Nargis (Chori Chori), Pooja Bhatt … Continue reading

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Khubsoorat: Of pranks & prejudice!

What impresses me constantly about Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s films is his composed, blithe perspective of society and its workings. Where the unpleasant nature of conflict is most concentrated to harvest drama, he’d look at the same reality with a sense of … Continue reading

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