Sailaab – A 1995 Zee TV Classic

A beautiful ghazal sung by a ghazal maestro for the title song, stellar performances by the main and second leads, ...
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Gift of the Phoenix

Gift of the Phoenix is 574 pages of fantasy, magic, valour and love. It is a splendid read, specially if you ...
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clockwise book review


Clockwise is different. In an enjoyable unforeseen way. A young adult novel that is not about a dystopic world that ...
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My Best Loved Stories from The Wind in the Willows

I have hazy recollection of onscreen adaptations of The Wind in the Willows where furry rodents in warm fuzzy coats ...
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dangal has me flying in the air

it's a beautiful film and i almost didn't see it. of late, hindi films somehow don't make contact. dangal took ...
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Why is Beyhadh worth a Watch?

Sony Television's new show Beyhadh gets better with each episode. The promos promised a show about a poor little rich girl who ...
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Ek Rishta Sajhedari ka

When I heard there is a show by Sooraj Barjatiya production I had to watch. I used to love his ...
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UnEnchanted, by Chanda Hahn, is book 1 in the An Unfortunate Fairy Tale Young Adult series. At the beginning, it ...
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Were you Prepared for We the Living?

Having first read Fountainhead followed by Atlas Shrugged, We The Living came as a tragic jolt I was entirely unprepared ...
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Mysterious and Spooky.. The Addams Family..

Historically Halloween or All Hallows Eve is the day dedicated to remembering the dead. I didn't particularly feel like doing ...
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My Favourite Moments in Poldark Season 1

Finally succumbing to all the rave reviews by Poldark lovers, I watched Season 1 of the popular PBS show. The ...
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ravished book review


Ravished sticks to a more traditional regency romance format than some of the other novels by Amanda Quick. It is a ...
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not all love stories perhaps are about a boy and a girl

there are some things we never talk about. perhaps they threaten our sense of security, perhaps they challenge our limits ...
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Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi has lost its color..

You know, how YouTube very smartly and often accurately tries to recommend videos you might like? That is how I ...
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an offensive note in kuch rang pyaar ke aise bhi

don't know about you, but i am beginning to find kuch rang pyaar ke downright offensive. there are many things ...
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bade bhaiyya ki dulhania was not what i thought it would be

the other afternoon, surfing channels looking for something to watch, i came upon a scene in bade bhaiyya ki dulhania ...
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The Duke and I

The Duke and I is a historical romance by Julia Quinn. The first of the immensely popular Bridgerton series. For me, ...
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How Anne of Green Gables made me Cry..

I usually know from the start of a book, if soon enough, late into the hours after midnight, I am going ...
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Death is a Red Rose

An overbearing old house with a haunting overshadowing past that looms over its inhabitants. Dorothy Eden uses this trait of gothic ...
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Insanity – Mad in Wonderland

Insanity by Cameron Jace is one of the craziest books I have ever read, which is a lot to say ...
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it was only a tv soap and yet.

today, thanks to a television soap i went looking for sara aakash, a movie made years ago, and found basu ...
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Lady in White

Lady in white is a romance novel where forbidden love meets arranged marriage. Thrown in is a ghost or two, ...
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The Boy Who Lived.. and how I have lived with him..

At the stroke of the midnight hour, the start of 31st of July, I stood in a parking lot waiting ...
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wizards daughter book review

Wizard’s Daughter

He searches for her in a ball. With single-minded purpose he pursues her and she falls for him. She is ...
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