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Gumrah (1963) – Review

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On October 19, 2017
WHAT happens when for certain humane considerations a girl marries a man she doesn’t love? What does the other man with whom she is truly in love do under the circumstances? How does the husband react when he discovers his wife’s love for the other man? That “Gumrah” provokes these questions is the first good—and […]

Khidki (1948) – Review

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On October 16, 2017

This is a review of “Khidki” as it is in the fourth week of its run at Kamal Talkies in Bombay. Such number of complaints have been received about this picture and there have been so much virulent

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This is another formula picture with the usual ingredients of love, lust, villainy, intrigue, and director’s license. A gypsy tribe comes to camp on the site of an ancient settlement. Two girls are prominent in the group. They can sing and dance for the entertainment of the tribe. Obviously the story demands that either both […]
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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 foreign elements and similarity of incidents from different sources. For the edification and enlightenment of the reader they are as follows […]
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