Flashback Friday
Entertainment  /  Published 29.08.19

Flashback Friday: Khoon Bhari Maang

Whisky mein soda ya pani milane se uska taste kharab ho jaata hai... whisky mein whisky milake peena chahiye!So speaketh evil mama Hiralal (Kader Khan) in Rakesh Roshan’s cult classic Khoon Bhari Ma...
By Sulagana Biswas in Calcutta

Bollywood  /  Published 20.03.20

Wordlessly in love

Ajeeb daastaan hai yeh… Doctor-nurse romances were once a fiction staple. Long hours, close proximity in pressure-cooker situations and mutual dependence do create a fertile ground for attraction.Wr...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Bollywood  /  Published 09.01.20

Flashback Friday: Khubsoorat

Mooh hi dhula hua hai, auntyji. If you bite into an apple and someone asks you to wash it first, here’s a lethal quip from Khubsoorat that released in January 1980.In a year of family melodramas lik...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Entertainment  /  Published 25.04.19

Gol Maal's comedy hinges on the stiff upper lip

Agar main Pascal hoon toh aap rascal hainOkay, when this line comes, we are nearly at the end of Gol Maal, and have split our sides laughing along with this film that completes 40 years this month. So...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Entertainment  /  Published 08.08.19

25 years of Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!

Mere sasurji pita hain, pati devta hainDevar chhavi Krishna kee...It’s the Baabul song where the just-married Pooja (Renuka Shahane) is leaving her parents (Anupam Kher and Reema Lagoo) and sister N...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Bollywood  /  Published 06.03.20

Some thorns, mostly roses

My heart is beating, keeps on repeating, I’m waiting for you…That’s Julie of the eponymous film, singing (in Preeti Sagar’s voice to lyrics set by Harindranath Chattopadhyay) in the living roo...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.05.19

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar at the finish line

Nahi samjhe hain wo hamein to kya jaata hai, haari baazi ko jeetna humein aata haiYouth is volatile and droll, edgy and carefree, passionate and playful — all at once. Youth is also the time to boo ...
By Sulagana Biswas in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.10.19

Flashback Friday: Masoom

Sorry, aunty! If you watch Shekhar Kapur’s Masoom, you’ll assuredly let out a sniffle or two when a boy, his green eyes red from crying, says sorry to the woman he now knows as his father’s wife...
By Sulagana Biswas in


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