deedar-e-yaar – the colors of love

It could be a result of watching a 16:9 enhanced format without ‘adjusting’, but there is no ‘buxsomness’ in sight here, everyone courses through ‘Deedar-e-Yaar’ (1982, H S Rawail) with streamlined figures, even Preeti Ganguly. (Refer to the Stars of the Indian Screen here for delightful descriptions of buxsomness. And streamlined figures.) This is a boon because the pleasure of watching a Muslim social are … Continue reading deedar-e-yaar – the colors of love

bits and pieces of life and the movies

In ‘Tamanna’ I liked the suhag-raat scene between Biswajit and Mala Sinha. 2 glasses full of milk, the glasses painted with orange flowers, I remember similar ones from childhood, 2 pillows side by side, one embroidered with ‘Good Luck’ and the other with ‘Welcome’, cut to 2 empty glasses. Cut to next morning, and 2 heads, asleep on the pillows. Beautifully understated. In ‘Do Dil’, … Continue reading bits and pieces of life and the movies