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Tumhari Sulu

  I couldn't look beyond Vidya Balan's face throughout Tumhari Sulu. She has more than enough expressions to hypnotise her audience. Even if I did, it's only when she was using her body to convey something about her character. This setup was for that idiot reporter who asked her that ridiculous question. Now here is… Continue reading Tumhari Sulu

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Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

A mother and a daughter have the most hilarious conversation about Alibaba and him finding the cave. This was my favourite scene of Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. Sugandha and her mother start to discuss the topic of sex in a rather awkward fashion and then end up questioning assumptions regarding male sexuality. Erectile dysfunction does not cross… Continue reading Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

Connoisseur · Directors · Vintage Watch

Kanoon

What happens when someone is wrongly accused and sentenced for a murder? B.R.Chopra's gripping 1960 whodunit courtroom drama Kanoon not only questions capital punishment but also examines the place of individual wants/ needs and how they fit within society's aim of providing justice to all members equally. Intriguingly, the movie starts with a murder. The… Continue reading Kanoon

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Mr. & Mrs. ’55

Anita: Kya naam hai tumhara Pritam: Pritam Anita: Pri.. kuch ajeeb sa naam hai na Pritam: Do char baar bulayengi.. to.. achcha lagega Pritam: Kahiye Pritam: Pri.. Anita: Pri.. Pritam: ..tam Anita: ..tam In a delightful exchange, shot entirely in a teasing close-up, you heart protagonists Pritam Kumar (Guru Dutt) and Anita Verma (Madhubala) instantly, wishing… Continue reading Mr. & Mrs. ’55