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November 20, 2009

Boxer is a Bollywood film which is scripted in the drama genre. Directed by Raj N. Sippy. Mithun Chakraborty played the lead role in this movie. The story revolves around boxing and father and son sentiments too.

Dharma is a worker in Kashmir Silk Mills and he is also a boxer. The managing director of the silk mills is very impressed about his talent. And encourages him and asks him to defeat Shera. If he wins the bout means he will send him to London. But Dharma loses the match. M.D fires him and removes him from the job.

He gets addicted to alcohol and ignores his family. For family expenses Shankar becomes a theif. Shankar grows and becomes a big criminal. On one robbery case he goes to jail. There he meets a boxing coach Tony. After releasing from jail Tony trains him and sends him to fight with a champion Raghu Raj. But he loses the match and promises to his girlfriend Rajni that he will never enter into boxing. But his father convinces him and again sends him to the boxing ring.

Mithun Chakraborthy was perfect in his role. Rati Agnihotri and Tanuja were played the female leads. Sharat Saxena and Guru Bachchan Singh appeared as boxers Raghu Raj and Shera. Parikshat Shani has acted in the character Tony. R.D.Burman has given powerful background score . And art direction was nice  by Verman Shetty.R.



April 13, 2009


Bandini was released in 1963. This is a woman oriented triangular love story. Nutan, Dharmendra and Ashok Kumar played the lead roles. Bandini means prisoner. According to the title a part of the movie was shot in jail.This movie received 6 Filmfare awards. This movie moves in the British period.

Kalyani is a girl who loves Bikash (Ashok Kumar). Bikash is a freedom fighter who promises her that he would marry her after he returns back. But  he never returns. Lots of incidents make her to go jail. In jail Devan (Dharmendra) is attracted towards her. He is a jail doctor. But she ignores him. But later he will impress her. At that time Bikash will return back. Nutan is confused about selecting the proper person for her life.


Director Bimal Roy gave a heart touching story. The young directors who starting a movie with single line must learn that what is the value of bounded script from these types of films. Sachin Dev Burman (Father of  R.D.Burman)’s music and Kamal Bose‘s camera work both received Filmfare awards. Nutan did a really excellent job. Yash Chopra distributed this super hit film.