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Revisiting the angst and fury of Sunny Deol’s Arjun

The angst and frustration of Arjun Malvankar resonated with an entire generation of youngsters. Manish Rathore, a businessman in Lucknow and one of the greatest movie enthusiasts I know, holding a rich archive of magazine cuttings and yesteryear knowledge, calls … 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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Shaukeen: Old boys just wanna have fun!

Of all the moments in The Lunchbox that stayed with me the most is the one when Irrfan Khan states, “I don’t know when I became old.” His words are simple, genuine and pinching. Truly, does anyone ever? But the … Continue reading

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