It’s a cause for celebration when a B movie delivers as spectacularly as Wahan Ke Log does, especially given that its genre elements also have to make room for the singing, dancing and romancing.
V. Shantaram was an artist of conscience who dedicated himself to using the filmic arts as a means to further social causes. At the time Do Ankhen Barah Haath, Shantaram was a good few years beyond his most acclaimed works.
Had I known several years ago that I could be watching films that combined wrestling, men in togas throwing boulders, giant monsters, and Kumkum, I never would have bothered with Mother India.
Sadhana would get her wish and be remembered as a heroine, even though the most indelible image from the film would be her being whipped while wearing a white mini and go-go boots.
The world of Qurbani is one in which mechanic Bob Christo has a free standing brick wall in his auto body shop just so he can demonstrate the power of his fists to any doubter who happens by.
Be-Sharam bears a strong resemblance to 1978’s Don because, like that film, it’s a tale — set against a funky urban backdrop — of a peaceful innocent masquerading as a suave underworld figure.