Monthly Archives: May 2013

Remembering Hema Malini’s unforgettable roar in Lal Patthar!

What extreme repercussions can scorn and envy lead to are dramatically depicted in Sushil Majumdar’s Lal Patthar starring Raaj Kumar, Hema Malini, Raakhee and Vinod Mehra. Through its intriguing narrative, which unravels like pages of a voluminous novel, Majumdar examines the nature of … Continue reading

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Rekha’s breathtaking perfection in and as Umrao Jaan

Does breathtaking have an expiry date? Not in Umrao Jaan’s case, no. No matter how many times I watch Muzaffar Ali’s tour de force Umrao Jaan, I am overcome with a sense of awe and elation. There’s a paralyzing quality … Continue reading

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