Friday, August 25, 2006

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna - VII

And last but not the least is Masoom (1983) directed by Shekhar Kapur and starring Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Saeed Jaffrey, Tanuja, Jugal Hansraj and Urmila Matondkar. Music was by Rahul Dev Burman and lyrics were by Gulzar. Once again, the music was terrific.

So, although Karan Johar may have made Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna with on such a lavish canvas with a star cast to die for and which may eventually become one of the biggest blockbusters of all time, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna can never find a mention alongwith films like Arth, Silsila and Masoom.

Anybody, any thoughts?


Girish said...

Thanks for the Kank inputs Mr. Pager. It was very entertaining...

pappupager said...

Thanks Girish.

I'm glad you enjoyed it. As (bad) luck would have it, I actually ended up watching Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna this week due to the wife's emotional blackmailing. And all my fears were spot on with respect to the film. And I'm convinced more than ever that Karan Johar has made this film only with a commercial intent. There is a full page advertisement in The Bombay Times today that Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna has made 120 crores in three weeks. He's pretty much achieved what he was set out for and must say has come out with flying colours. However, this movie would not be remembered even three months down the line.

In a couple of days, I'll be putting up my take on Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.