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Pakeezah (Kamal Amrohi)

Pakeezah is a beautiful, heart rending film. Passionately developed and performed, its beatific sequences are saturated with love and beauty as is the painterly mise-en-scene which adorns the set. Highlighting the film’s merits is a wonderful soundtrack which provides entertainment … Continue reading

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How The Story Is Told

In this paper, I will compare Bimal Roy’s Devdas (1955) with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s (2002). Although both films tell the same basic story, they differ in how they tell that story; each film is clearly distinguishable by the manner in … Continue reading

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