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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
Tata SE1613 to the rescue

Tata SE1613 to the rescue

Highway journeys are fun. They are devoid of traffic snarls and the mayhem associated with finding a way in the city. A perfect escape route, a highway journey is. Add to it the prospect of eating out. Simply pulling over to the dhabas that dote the highway. In stark contrast to a seemingly perfect getaway plan, Bollywood flick ‘Road’ sent[Read More…]

by April 14, 2018 Flashback
Ford and the father of nation

Ford and the father of nation

The ‘Road to Sangam’ Hindi movie features a World War II era Ford pick-up. The movie is based on a simple story of a God fearing, devout Muslim mechanic named Hashmatullah. He stays at Allahabad and is entrusted with the job of repairing the V8 engine of the Ford pick-up not knowing the historic significance of the vehicle. The Ford[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 Flashback