Category Archives: Movies

Mubarakan.

If you want to have some good laughs at more or less slapstick situations with mix ups, pretty women, loud chatter, louder music and dance, plus some extravagant locations and settings, accompanied by overacting by just about every actor, this … Continue reading

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Possibility Of Being A Saint In Suit.

I bet that Pravin who has suggested this topic has never heard of Leslie Charteris or Simon Templar         or The Saint. If he had, he would not have suggested this topic. Luckily for me, these three … Continue reading

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Dunkirk.

I had read about the gallant evacuation of around 330,000 British and French troops from Dunkirk during WWII and was quite keen to see it. When my retired soldier friend also expressed a desire, off we went earlier this afternoon … Continue reading

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Lipstick Under My Burkha.

Another woman centric film, Lipstick Under My Burkha  is worth every minute of watching time. I personally could not find anything that needed such drastic action by our censors where thankfully common sense seems to have eventually prevailed and the … Continue reading

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Another Case Of Doppelgängers!

This morning’s Pune Times had a news item with a photograph of a very well known producer of movies and I couldn’t resist thinking that he looked so much like a movie star. Unfortunately, the link does not show the … Continue reading

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Mom.

It sounds odd that almost all the recent Hindi movies that I have been seeing are women centric and Mom brings up the latest in it. It has been touted as a come back film for Sridevi and if it … Continue reading

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Remembering Vs Doing.

My daughter in love Manjiree listens to the FM radio when she is busy in the kitchen and this morning she was listening to this lovely song from a nineties Bollywood movie. You can read the lyrics and the translation … Continue reading

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Education.

I had gone to Khandala two days ago to be part of the faculty for an informal training programme for some middle level managers. During this programme I got to meet and get to know a few MBAs and was … Continue reading

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The School Bag.

This is one of the most poignant short films that I have ever seen.

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Movie – Sarkar 3.

The long awaited sequel to Sarkar and Sarkar Raj finally reached our theatres last Friday and I was able to see it yesterday after sacrificing my siesta for an inconveniently timed matinee show. The inconvenience however was worth it and … Continue reading

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