This is a list of the last few reviews on my blog on classic cinema, called ‘Dusted Off’. Read more on the blog itself.
- Sagarika (1956) - Every now and then, when I’ve reviewed a Hindi film (Mamta, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, Kabuliwaalah, Khamoshi) or even mentioned one (Devdas, Chori Chori), someone or the other has popped up and either informed me (or reminded me) that this … Continue reading
- Ten of my favourite ‘male pianist’ songs - Some time back, I received a request from a blog reader and long-ago professor of mine: would I do a post on songs sung at pianos? Hindi cinema, back in the good old days, invariably had a song at a … Continue reading
- Rear Window (1954) - Friend, blog reader and sometime fellow blogger Harvey nudged me gently last week with a bit of information I hadn’t remembered. August 13th, 2014 was the 115th birth anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock. Was I planning to post something Hitchcock-related to mark … Continue reading
- Book Review: Sathya Saran’s ‘Sun Mere Bandhu Re: The Musical World of SD Burman’ - To say that I am fond of Sachin Dev Burman is to put it mildly. Along with OP Nayyar, SD Burman was one of the first music directors I heard of—thanks to my father, who is a devoted fan of … Continue reading
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