Music, R D Burman

R.D. Burman Did Not Live To Taste His Success – Part 6

Today, Rahul Dev Burman is regarded as a Music Genius, Music Maverick and Music director par excellence but the bitter truth is that when R.D. Burman was around in the film industry, he was never given his due place. He was ignored, overlooked and even ridiculed for lifting western album tunes and shamefully labeled as a plagiarist Agreed that there is a long list…

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R.D. Burman Created Great Hindustani Classical Songs But Few Filmmakers Demanded! – Part 5

R.D.Burman and filmmaker –lyricist Gulzar formed a formidable team. The duo has given some of the most timeless melodies that shall remain immortal for centuries to come. Songs like Beeti Naa Beetayee Raina..(Parichay)’, Dil Dhoondta Hai Phir Wohi…(Mausam) , Tujhse Naraz Nahin Zindagi (Masoom), Aap Ki Aakhon Mein Kuch…(Ghar), Aaane Wala Pal Jaane Wala Hai…( Gol Maal), Mera Kuch Saman…(Ijaazat)’ …

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Bollywood’s International Success

Bollywood’s international success attributes to the fact that people outside our culture encircling of different languages have a desire to observe and understand our Indian culture through films which in some countries has gained its popularity. One of the reasons could be is that  many westerners think our Indian films are high drama. emotional with lot of costumes, song and…

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Bollywood’s Tryst With Winter

Ajay Devgn left no stone unturned to ensure his action extravaganza Shivaay is a visual treat. Produced, directed and starring the 47-year-old, the Diwali release modelled itself on Lord Shiva’s personality and peculiarities in a contemporary tone. The action hero fought hypothermia to shoot on the top of Bulgaria’s Balkan mountains at a temperature as low as minus 19 degrees.…

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Bollywood’s Most Irritating Acts

Bollywood has always boasted of colorful films and larger than life heroes, heroines and villains. The storyline of most movies is spun around a handful of characters, often portrayed in a clichéd manner. Therefore, it is imperative for the movie makers in India to create characters that were previously unheard of. However, these new characters may also fail to impress…

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Bollywood’s Most Bold and Controversial Films

The First silent feature film made in India was Raja Harishchandra. It was released in 1913. The first Indian sound film was Ardeshir Irani’s Alam Ara released in 1931. 1931 to 2012 Indian cinema has come a long way in terms of technology, art & direction, budget and all other possible terms. One thing that has changed drastically is the…

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