Showcasing some of the forgotten faces of Hindi Cinema’s golden era ; here is the second part of the series “Forgotten Faces”. Continue reading
Remembering some of the forgotten faces of Hindi Cinema’s golden era ; here is the first part of the series “Forgotten Faces”. Continue reading
Dev Anand (Mangal), Kalpana Kartik (Mala), Sheila Ramani (Sylvie),Jhonny Walker (Mastana) along With Rasheed Khan,Hameed Sayani and Sarita Devi.
Director – Chetan Anand
Writer – Vijay and Uma Anand
Scenario and Direction – Chetan
Lyrics – Sahir
Dialogues – Vijay Anand
Assistant Director – MK Barman, Amarjeet
Photography – V Ratra
One of my friend who loves watching old hindi films tells me that he often gets confused between Murad and Sapru. Not only because of their looks, but also because of the similar kind of characters they played on screen. Here are some details on the works of two wonderful character artists of Indian cinema – Murad and D K Sapru. Continue reading
Aap Ki Kasam (1974) starring Rajesh Khanna, Sanjeev Kumar and Mumtaz was the directorial debut of J Om Prakash and he was also the producer of the film. The music as we all know was given by RD Burman and the songs were sung by Kishore and Lata.
The 3D version of “Sholay” will release on Oct 11 ; which is Amitabh Bachchan’s 71st birthday.
Some of Rafi saheb’s finest renditions were for Naushad and S D Burman; both of whom are considered hindi cinema legends themselves. However what stands out is the contrast in styles between these two maestros – while Naushad excelled in compositions based on classical raagas; elder Burman was much more versatile.
दिल का सूना साज़ तराना ढूंढेगा
तीर ए निगाहें नाज़ निशाना ढूंढेगा
मुझको मेरे बाद ज़माना ढूंढेगा…
The release of Alam Ara in 1931 brought a new zeal in the field on Indian cinema. The 1930’s saw Indian cinema transform with the emergence of film studios. The cinema fraternity took a clue from Hollywood in their production methods and established production houses enabling film production to be done under one roof.
The painful partition of India in 1947 saw the largest exodus mankind has ever seen. Thousands of people left their homes and dragged their heavy hearts to come over to India. One such person was Eric Roberts or Vinod, a Christian by faith.