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Gulabo Sitabo highlights the hypocrisy of mankind



In the song ‘do din ka ye mela‘ Dinesh Pant reminds us that life is a two-day fair and it has to go on. Life is an amalgamation of happy and sad moments. It has its own bitter and sweet stories to narrate.


The movie Gulabo Sitabo presents the uncertainty of life and the inevitability of death. Isn’t it funny that despite knowing this fact of life we crave for more? Our desires double as life happens. Chunnan ‘Mirza’ Nawab (Amitabh Bachchan) is the unapologetic unbridled character that presents pleonexia. Mirza, from the time of his marriage till his wife Fatima Begum (Farrukh Jaffar) elopes with her lover Abdul Rehman, loves and has an insatiable desire for the age-old Fatima Mahal, a mansion in Lucknow.


Read the rest of this article here: Readers Write In #212


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