Johny Mera Naam (1970): 50 years of Crime & Morality

The long weekend had given me some respite from work from home, I decided to watch a film of which I have heard so much, but never found the time to watch it. earlier Surprisingly as I watched this in the early hours of Sunday, I must say that it kept me hooked on for the entire duration.

Johny Mera Naam is a tale of two brothers who get lost in childhood, ending up in two different sides of the law. But then this is a Vijay Anand film, twist in the tale is that the one who is supposed to uphold law the cop is cheating people to achieve his goals.  Johny Mera Naam might look like a crime thriller at the outset, but like a good pulp film, it has layers to it.Continue reading “Johny Mera Naam (1970): 50 years of Crime & Morality”

Cine Lite… and Sound

One of the most light hearted films, ever. Also, one of the best.
One of the most light hearted films, ever. Also, one of the best.

We often tend to give in to movies which are rich. In Indian cinema, and I am talking about the contemporary Indian cinema, it is mostly uneconomical. There are many shots, many shots with many props, and at the movies we also have the sound as a prop, other than visuals and faces. Continue reading “Cine Lite… and Sound”