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Real Name – Zul Vellani Profession – Actor / Director / Scriptwriter Active Years – Nationality – Indian Religion – Ethnicity – Date of Birth – Date of Death – He died in 2010. Debut Film – Last Film – Significant others in the Film Industry – Miscellaneous Info – Actor, director, scriptwriter, producer and […]

Afsana (1951) – Review

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On October 14, 2017

The very fact that Mr. I.S. Johar, who wrote Ek Thi Ladki, is the gentleman who has written Afsana for Sri Gopal Pictures, is by itself a sufficient explanation for the conglomeration of various forei

Hulchul (1951) – Review

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On October 14, 2017

Mr. K. Asif’s Hulchul starts with a bang and fizzles out by the time it reaches the end. The dramatic start, which the picture makes with the credit titles, leads one to expect a powerful story of c

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Nirala (1950) – Review

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The fact that a surging mass of humanity is to be found at the box office to claim the refund, during the interval on their tickets is in itself a sufficient commentary on the merit of Nirala. The tongue in the cheek impudence with which its producers and distributors made this audacious but foolhardy offer […]

O21 (2014) – Review

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On October 11, 2017

Sold as an action-thriller, the trailer hinted at a gun toting Shaan defeating evil enemies with the power of one liners. Instead O21 is a surreal meditation on conflicting loyalties. Contemplative, d

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Tubelight (2017) – Review

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In 2006, Lage Raho Munnabhai brought Mahatma Gandhi back to mass consciousness when the country appeared to have forgotten the Father of the Nation. Now, when Tubelight references him, we are just short of rewriting history and negating him and his role in shaping our present. In fact, a line from the film goes—“Pita ko […]
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Pyasi Sham (1969) – Review

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Two loving friends, ready to die for the sake of friendship, love the same girl. One sacrifices to make the other happy. The story ends with one friend marrying the girl proving that a girl could marry only one. Depicting the perennial triangular story the picture has its usual, wanted and unwanted incidents making it […]
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