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Guide - 1965

To me R K Narayan has always been more than a fiction writer; at one hand he is a sweet reminisce of relatable stories and on the other is someone whose stories if read deeply can be as complex as Freud’s civilization and its discontents. 220 more words

Insights

Athadu: Angel and the Badman/Bombai Ka Babu/Assassins/The Killer

What an interesting masala of movies (that tracks, right?  I was going to use “melange”, but that’s just French for “mix”, so why not “masala” instead?)!   2,632 more words

Film Reviews

You are missed Rafi Saab! Many, many happy returns of the day

December 24, 1924, Kotla Sultan Singh in Punjab was the place that witnessed the birth of a boy who went on to become a legend in the history of Indian film music. 761 more words

Films

R K Narayan & Dev Anand 'Guide'.

Guide spelled commercial success and acclaim for both the novelist and the movie-maker in different ways. It is acknowledged as the best novel and best movie respectively for R K Narayan and Dev Anand by the masses though discerning reader and viewers may choose to disagree with the verdict. 596 more words

Book Reviews

Dev Anand, in conversation...

Varsha Bhosle, an ardent fan of Dev Anand interviewed the legendary actor somewhere around April 1997. Many others like her, and as fans of Hindi cinema may have already read this long interview, which I just came across minutes ago. 149 more words

Thoughts

Kahin Aur Chal : Musical Review

by – Jay Subramanyam

The film `Kahin Aur Chal’ and its music are shrouded in  obscurity. Though the film was in news off and on during the  60s,   I  doubt if it had a proper release anywhere in India. 1,992 more words

Dev Anand's Horoscope!

Dev  Anand was one of the most popular  romantic actors of Indian Cinema and a very influential one as well. I feel his songs especially from 1960s era are treasure for music lovers. 477 more words

Vedic Astrology