Mahi ve, Mohabattan Sachiyan Ne

There are some films that are a huge deal when they are released, and fade away into obscurity over time. Sometimes it’s

Abhi Na Jao Chod Kar

Heroes and heroines dancing between trees has been an oft repeated cliché for the tropes of Hindi film songs. Like all clichÃ

Inteha Ho Gayi Intezaar Ki

By the 1980s, Amitabh Bachchan was at the height of his stardom. While the decade was not the most vibrant for the Hindi film


Dil Chahta Hai will remain a landmark film in the world of Hind cinema for many reasons. While it didn’t have the sheer

Laaga Chunari Mein Daag

Raj Kapoor is most often remembered for working on and in his sometimes lavish, opus-like home productions, but he did plenty

Tinka Tinka, Zara Zara

Karam, released in 2005 would certainly qualify as unconventional for a Hindi film, even though it subscribes to all the trope

Woh Chand Khila Woh Taare Hanse

By the time the 1959 film Anari came along, Raj Kapoor was a well established presence in the Hindi film world, as was his his

Omkara Nadanu (Sankarabharanam)

While my family is originally from South India, besides speaking a language and seeing my grandmother’s Kannada books an

Jadu Hai, Tera Hi Jadu

The 1998 film Ghulam will be remembered for many reasons. It remains director Vikram Bhatt‘s best film (from what I̵

Dil Kabootar Khana Hai

In the early 2000s, there was a rash of films that were either made by film-makers of India origin living in other parts of th

Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam

In Hindi films and songs, like in many other things, there are the popular, there are the highly regarded and lauded, and then

Gum Hai Kisi Ke Pyar Mein

As a director, Manmohan Desai will always be known as the one who took the Hindi masala movie to its pinnacle from the 1960s t

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