Like shopping malls and pizza joints, movies traditionally arrived late to small town India. Thus, it was around 1998 that Mansoor Khan’s Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar was projected in all its glory on the silver screen. There were bits and pieces before that: ‘Pehla Nasha’ on Chitrahaar, a few scenes that we managed to watch during the DD telecast before being shooed off to bed, and an article or two in the neighbourhood barber’s collection of Filmfare and Mayapuri.
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