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  • Lata Mangeshkar The Nightingale

    September 18, 2010 12:58 pm Published by

    Do legends make history, or does history create legends? In death, or while still alive? In the ever changing wheel of life many legends assume the form of mythical proportions, while others get lost in an ever-expanding haze; get swept... View Article

  • Patriotism In Hindi Cinema

    September 4, 2010 2:30 pm Published by

    If there is one theme that has charged and recharged spent-out batteries in the commercial Hindi cinema, from time to time, it is the desire to make patriotic cinema. And not necessarily after an armed conflict with a neighbour though... View Article

  • Shammi Kapoor Rock Star To Rocking Star

    August 28, 2010 11:39 am Published by

    “Maybe, and really maybe,” was the expected tentative, non-committal response to the report of his acquiescence to film maker Imtiaz Ali’s request for a special guest appearance in his next, Rock Star with Ranbir Kapoor in the lead. “My health... View Article

  • Kishore Kumar The Reluctant Genius

    August 21, 2010 10:48 am Published by

    An enigma to many, Kishore Kumar, named Aabhas Kumar Ganguly when born on August 4, 1929, was the kind of genius that rarely surfaces on earth. His sudden, premature death on October 13, 1987, shook the entertainment like a tornado.... View Article

  • Bollywood In Posters

    August 14, 2010 11:18 am Published by

    It was either obsession, or passion till the other day. For many a diehard film fan collecting film posters, show-cards, song booklets, working stills and action photographs as well as other tinsel trivia served as some sort winning a treasure... View Article

  • Navketan 60 In Search Of A New Dawn

    August 7, 2010 11:56 am Published by

    How does one examine the balance sheet of a star-founded film production company that celebrates its 60th birthday with the star himself not only refusing to stop applying grease paint but also leading the all-new cast that might see oblivion... View Article

  • Insight Into Bhojpuri Cinema

    July 31, 2010 1:02 pm Published by

    It has an interesting history and the eloquent narrative not only spells out, but effectively records the ups and downs in its somewhat colourful history in three distinct phases over the past almost five decades. The first phase (1962-68) started... View Article

  • Barso Re Megha Barso

    July 10, 2010 2:38 pm Published by

    Looking up various websites about rain songs in Hindi films leaves one perplexed. They list almost the same as ten top songs with little variation, beginning with umad ghumud kar aayi re ghata from V Shantaram’s classic Do Aankhen Barah... View Article