Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ Still Running In Its 24 years!

Entered Guinness World Records for the longest-running film in a cinema hall! Yash Raj Films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) has completed 24 years and seems to be heading to achieve the milestone of running 25 years run at Mumbai’s iconic Maratha Mandir Cinema hall! To date, Maratha Mandir has the distinction of screening Dilip Kumar‘s Mughal-E-Azam (1960) which ran…

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Mad Race Biopics

V. Shantaram’s’ Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani’ Was Bollywood’s First Biopic – Part 1

It’s raining Biopics in Bollywood from historical personalities like Kangana Ranaut‘s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) to Braveheart Indian soldier Uri (2019) to Bollywood film stars like Sanju (2018) to unknown strugglers like Gully Boy ( 2019) to political leaders like the Anupam Kher‘s The Accidental Prime Minister (2019). In fact, the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi called…

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Shammi Kapoor’s ‘China Town’ Popularized The Theme Of Good Versus Evil – Part 3

Shammi Kapoor’s ‘China Town’ popularized the theme of good versus evil In 1962 filmmaker Shakti Samanta wrote a unique script of two identical brothers, one a simpleton and a good human being while the other brother a wicked and evil character. The film was China Town. In this film, Shammi Kapoor played the double role of a powerful Don called…

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Movies, Uncategorized

Bollywood’s Most Impressive Anti Heroes

Everyone loves the hero, but rarely, if ever, forgets the villain. The last few years have witnessed the rise of the anti-hero; he could be anybody, right from a weepy loser or creepy stalker to a corrupt cop, conman or gangster. However, in spite of their wobbly moral compass and despicable antics, many mean protagonists in Hindi films have been…

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Top Comedy Films in Bollywood

Bollywood produces many films every year. While some go on to do really good business at the box office, some films tank. But some genres do really well at the box office every time that film releases. Well, we are talking about the comedy genre in Bollywood. Time and again, comedies have proven to be Bollywood’s favourite bet. So, today…

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