Raj Babbar

May 2010

Umrao Jaan (1981)

By |May 4th, 2010|

This film is based on the Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada by Mirza Mohammad Hadi ‘Ruswa’, published in 1899, which presents the story of Umrao Jaan, a courtesan of Lucknow and Kanpur, as supposedly true. It is set at the last moment of Lucknow’s […]

April 2010

Ghayal (1990)

By |April 24th, 2010|

Cast: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Raj Babbar, Moushumi Chatterjee, Amrish Puri

Director: Raj Kumar Santoshi

Music: Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics: Anjaan, lndivar

Capsule Review: A revenge saga with a difference. Raj Kumar Santoshi’s blood- splattered debut showed him to be a craftsman of unforeseen devices. Though Ghayal is a […]

December 2009

Nikaah (1982)

By |December 10th, 2009|

Each of B. R. Chopra’s films addresses a serious topic, but they are always entertaining. Nikaah looks at the issue of Muslim divorce, arguing that to be able to get a divorce merely by uttering the three words ‘Talaq, talaq, talaq’ is not in […]