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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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Raj Kapoor Makes A Comeback With ‘Bobby’… Part – 5

Mera Naam Joker was a huge dream project for Raj Kapoor. He envisioned himself with a beautiful story showing the relationship he shared with the women in his life. He was so passionate about this script that he left no stone unturned and pumped most of his lives savings into the project. The movie featured three beautiful women, Simi Garewal,…

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Raj Kapoor Creates Another Screen Icon…Vyjayanthimala – Part 4

Born in Chennai to actress Vasundhara Devi, Vyjayanthimala was a trained Bharat Natyam dancer. Her poise and elegance were noticed by many which got her easy entry into the world of films. She worked in many movies with Dilip Kumar like Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Madhumati (1958), Paigham (1959) and Ganga Jamna (1961) before being assigned into the RK…

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Nargis And Padmini Were The Lifelines Of Raj Kapoor…Part 3

For a very long time, 16 years to be precise, Raj Kapoor was completely besotted by Nargis and did multiple movies casting her in the lead. Their most notable work includes Awara, Shree 420, Ashiana and Barsaat. It was in 1957 when Nargis got a fantastic opportunity to star in Mehboob Khan’s Mother India that would give her the most…

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Raj Kapoor Makes Romance Come Alive With ‘Awara’…Part 2

Awara was a groundbreaking movie for Indian Cinema in many aspects. For instance, the actress of the movie Nargis was seen in a bold strapless gown that she carried off effortlessly much like a Hollywood actress. Nargis fans got to see her in a bikini for the very first time and her beauty and figure was portrayed in a very…

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