Sadgati (1981)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

 

Pros –

 

1) A classic from the master story-teller : Premchand
2) The travesty of caste system can’t be described in a more better way.
3) Om Puri as Dukhi – Effortless excecution

 

Cons –

 

N/A

 

 

Quote –

 

N/A

Shatranj Ke Khiladi (1977)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) Great insight on how easily the British took over the Nawabs engaged in leisure and petty quarrels.
2) Impeccable cast.
3) English Characters portrayed by English actors speaking English; Unlike any Manoj Kumar movie.
4) Kanha Mein Tose Hari (Choreographed by Birju Maharaj)
5) Opening Credits
6) The analogy of Chess, and the bloodless annexation of Awadh.
7) The subtle comedy

 

CONS –
n/a

 
QUOTE –
“chal mere pyaade, bismillah”