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Doctor (1941) – Review

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On June 18, 2011
Poverty, disease, superstition and caste distinctions were all targets of a subtle yet powerful attack in New Theatres’ “Doctor” which came in 1941, a year after the original Bengali version, from which it had been dubbed and re-edited by director-editor Subodh Miter. In keeping with the tradition of B. N. Sircar’s famous banner, this film […]
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Madhur Bhandarkar is known for making films that are inspired by real-life subjects and are close to real life in some way or the other. He depicted something of the real world in Chandni Bar, Fashion, Traffic Signal and Corporate and this time round he comes with a romantic comedy [though I wonder where the […]
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Released way back in 1960, Street No. 77 was perhaps Pakistan’s first experiment with the horror genre. Taking inspiration from the American hit, The Invisible Man (1933), Street No. 77 had a superior technical work. The villain in this film was a scientist, who disappears after drinking a special potion, and only his cigar travels […]
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7 Khoon Maaf, as the name suggests, is a movie about murder. However, contrary to popular belief, Priyanka isn’t really a typical villain. She in fact plays the role of Susanna, a sad woman who only wants true love in life. Her fate, however, is so cursed that even after marrying six times she fails […]
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