Sahir Ludhianvi

Sahir Ludhianvi – A Lyricists Who Brought A Revolution In Film Lyrics

Bollywood’s most versatile and learned film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi who wrote the classic song Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Mein Khayal Aata Hai…. And many soulful and hard-hitting numbers like Tu Hindu Banega Na Musalmaan Banega … celebrates his birth centaury this year. On this occasion, the Indian Film Industry (IFH) pays the legendary poet a Salutation! Born as Abdul Hayee…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

The Era When Producers Ruled Cinema – Part 2

Film making may be a director’s craft and a film star’s glitz to pull in the audience into cinema halls but without a sensible ‘producer’ a film cannot be imagined. Hence producers dominated filmmaking in the past. The glorious Prabhat Films founded by actor/director V Shantaram laid the foundation of filmmaking in India in 1929. Prabhat Films made several thought-provoking…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

Producers On The Decline; Actor turning Producers On The Rise! – Part 1

India’s most iconic Film Production House the RK Films drew its curtain by selling the RK Studios to Godrej Properties. Ranbir Kapoor the youngest member of RK clan does not seem to continue filmmaking. Likewise, the plight of many top Film Production companies like V Shantaram‘s Rajkamal Studios, Wadia Brothers Basant Studios, AR Kardar‘s Kardar Studios and Kamal Amrohi‘s Kamalistan…

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Yash Raj Film's Golden Jubilee Year

Yash Chopra – The Man Behind Yash Raj Films’

Daag, Kabhie Kabhie, Kaala Patthar, Silsila, Chandni, Mashaal, Lamhe, Darr,  the list goes on…Well, the man who made these memorable hit films is Yash Chopra, the exceptionally brilliant filmmaker who also has the distinction of directing some ‘Biggest’ hit films of Indian cinema like Waqt, Deewaar, Trishul, Ittefaq etc. Born in 1932, in Jullundur, Punjab, Yash Chopra did his graduation…

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Failed to retain stardom

Even Gorgeous Actresses Like Mahima Chaudhry Went Into Oblivion – Part – 6

Like some the most handsome heroes like Jugal Hansraj and Chandrachur Singh, many gorgeous and stunningly beautiful actresses turned out just a one-film wonder! Pakistani beauty Salma Agha, with her bewitching blue eyes and her soulful voice, took over the hearts of Indian movie lovers in B.R.Chopra‘s super hit movie Nikaah (1982). The movie was an instant hit and even…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 2

Golden Era Music had competent lyricist and music directors well versed in ‘Classical Music’ During the Golden Era filmmakers used film songs as an integral part of the story to create a social awakening in society. Hence music played a key role. During pre-independence days it was the film songs like Door hatoon aye Duniya walo Hindustan Hamara hain… (Kismet…

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Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

TV Stars Who Capitalized Their Popularity In Politics – PART 7

In the ’80s TV serials became a household craze in India and taking advantage of these TV serials the political parties started enticing Popular TV stars to contest elections! As expected once again popularity hit the bulls’ eye and even TV stars won Lok Sabha Election and turned Member of Parliaments. Interestingly TV actress Deepika Chikhalia who played Sita in…

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