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Tata Starbus plays cupid

Tata Starbus plays cupid

Abhimanyu Roy (played by Ayushmann Khurrana) is trying desperately to come out of the ‘writer’s block’ in the Hindi movie ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’. Returning to his roots to write a classic old-fashioned love story, Abhimanyu has made little progress for the last three years. In fact, hardly any progress has been achieved. The ‘writer’s block’ is a girl named Bindu[Read More…]

by July 27, 2018 Flashback
Bajaj Tempo Matador F307 for ‘Margarita with a Straw’

Bajaj Tempo Matador F307 for ‘Margarita with a Straw’

Deeply moved and inspired by the cerebral palsy (a neurological disorder that impacts movement) of her cousin, Shonali Bose directed a remarkable movie ‘Margarita with A Straw’ in 2004. It starred Kalki Koechlin as the lead actor. Koechlin portrayed a teenager Laila, who despite her physical limitations is adventurous in her spirit. Brought up in a middle class family by[Read More…]

by June 24, 2018 Flashback
Tata Xenon for ‘Singham’

Tata Xenon for ‘Singham’

In the blockbuster Hindi movie Singham, Ajay Devgan played the role of a young, upright cop, Bajirao Singham. In what could be termed as a romantic action thriller, the movie has Devgan as Singham at the centre stage. Such is his aura that he is liked by the people. When a don tries to browbeat him by pulling the strings[Read More…]

by May 20, 2018 Flashback
Cracking safes in a Standard 20

Cracking safes in a Standard 20

The Hindi movie featuring Jeetendra in a lead role, ‘Aakhari Dao’ was released in 1975. Of the crime romantic thriller variety, the movie featured a Standard 20 panel van driven by Jeetendra. A freelance professional safecracker (a person who breaks open and robs safes), Jeetendra is conned by Sawan (played by Danny Denzongpa) and Julie (played by Padma Khanna) to[Read More…]

by April 23, 2018 Flashback