In 1994, Channel Four of the UK, telecast in the middle of the night a black-and-white Hindi movie that had been released more than 50 years earlier. Derek Malcolm, one of the internationally renowned British film critics of the day gave a five-star rating to the movie in Radio Times—a rare rating for an Indian movie that had melodramatic content. What is so special about Baiju Bawra? That it was just a melodramatic love story became incidental and even forgotten amid the grand music w