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Khamosh: The deafening scream. The deadening silence.

A certain enigma builds around films you (desire to but) did not get to see as a kid. Like I wasn’t even born when Jaani Dushman came out. Years later, in the days of cable TV-free existence, my nanny recounted … 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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