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When Bollywood Inspired Hollywood

When Bollywood Inspired Hollywood Hindi filmmakers have always kept a meticulous eye on Hollywood and international films for drawing “inspiration” or getting an “idea” for their movies. Be it Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bang Bang which was an official remake of Knight And Day or director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Black which had a plot similar to that…

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Female Film Actresses Who Made An Impressive Mark In Politics – Part 4

Besides, Male Film Stars, Female Film Actresses also made an impressive mark in politics and proved that they are not just ‘Glamorous and Attractive’ but have the wits to become powerful politicians. Of Course, South film actress Jayalalitha Jayaram proved her talent by reaching the zenith of politics by becoming Chief Minister. After, Jayalalitha, though no film actress could become…

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Telugu Star Kongara Jaggaiah Became the First Film Star To Win Lok Sabha Election – Part 3

The first Film star who won the Lok Sabha election was a Telugu actor Kongara Jaggaiah who dominated Telugu cinema in the ’50s and ’60s. He was active in social work since college days hence inspired by Jawaharlal Nehru’s appeal he joined Congress and was elected to Lok Sabha in 1967 as the member from Ongole (Andhra Pradesh). He won…

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Bollywood Actor Prithviraj Kapoor Became First MP (Member Of Parliament) – Part 1

Before Film stars invaded Lok Sabha Election, the trend of film stars in politics was initiated by Congress First Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who offered a Rajya Sabha Seat to present day superstar Ranbir Kapoor‘s Great Grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor in the year 1960. He was offered the honor for staging plays giving prominence to the Nehruvian ideals of socialism and…

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Sahir Ludhianvi’s Incomplete Love

‘Voh afsaana jise anjaam tak laanaa na ho mumkin Use ek khuubsuurat mod de kar chhodna achhaa’… These lyrics of Sahir Ludhianvi bear a stark resemblance to how he lived his life full of uncertainties and loneliness. Even though the celebrated poet has been with many women in his life, he never married any of them. His incomplete love story…

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2019 First Quarter Releases

The first quarter of 2019 saw some unpredictable super hits and super flops. A very surprising blockbuster comes from director Aditya Dhar, in the Vicky Kaushal starrer URI: The Surgical Strike. The movie that has some wonderful sound effects and cinematography is completely shouldered by the actor who previously played a supporting role in Sanju. In fact Uri is now…

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Film Maker Raj Kapoor – ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’… Part 7

Filmmaker Raj Kapoor started his obsession of displaying the figure of his heroines with Nargis in bikini in Awara to a completely nude Simi in Mera Naam Joker and was one of the first few filmmakers to show an intense love scene between Shashi Kapoor with Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram and eventually in Ram Teri Ganga Maili, the…

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In ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ Raj Kapoor Visualized On A Story Of A Man Falling For A Woman With A Golden Voice, A Gorgeous Figure With A Scarred Face… Part 6

The subject of a beautiful face and a noble soul always enchanted Raj Kapoor. In fact, his first film Aag (1947) was based on the same subject. In this film, Raj Kapoor played a man with an ugly face but a heart of gold. But the film failed. However, Raj Kapoor‘s passion for the subject did not curb. He kept…

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