Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Lata Mangeshkar’s First Hit Song was Aayega Aanewala….

Aayega, Aayega, Aayega… Aayega Aanewala …. This timeless song from Kamal Amrohi‘s all-time classic film Mahal (1949) took the nation by storm and played a lion’s share in making Lata Mangeshkar popular. Composed by music director Khemchand Prakash the song became a national chartbuster and key reason for the huge success of the film Mahal. People saw the film repeatedly…

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Bollywood Music Copy Cats

Shankar-Jaikishan Started The Trend Of Copying Songs From The West! – Part 4

Unarguably Music legends Shankar-Jakishan were the Undisputed Monarch of Music of the 50′ and ’60s. The duo composed such immortal melodies that they earned the title of ‘Best Music Directors’ of the Golden Era. They won the maximum 9 Filmfare awards and gave several super hit films like Barsaat, Awaara, Shree 420, Sangam, Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai; Professor; Suraj;…

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RAGS TO RICHES STORY

Lata Mangeshkar Worked As ‘Extra’ In Films To Support Her Family – Part 2

 ‘Nightingale’ of Indian cinema Lata Mangeshkar underwent a childhood that was packed with hardship, misery and struggle. At an age when children go to school, she had to work as ‘extra’ in Hindi and Marathi films after the demise of her father Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar. Lata Mangeshkar was the eldest in the family hence she took the responsibility of her…

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RAGS TO RICHES STORY

It Was Not A Cake-Walk For The Famous Trio Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand and Dilip Kumar to become stars! – Part – 1

Khudi ko kar buland itna, Ki har taqdeer se pehle, Khuda bande se khud, Poochey bata teri, Raza kya hai??? Eminent poet Allama Iqbal, who wrote the patriotic song Sare Jahan Se Accha…. has written the above inspirational verse that means – A man should raise himself to such dizzy heights that before writing his destiny God would ask you;…

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Movies, Music, UNFORGATABLE CHARISMATIC SHOWMAN OF OUR ERA SHRI RAJ KAPOOR

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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Raj Kapoor with his wife Krishna Kapoor
Movies, UNFORGATABLE CHARISMATIC SHOWMAN OF OUR ERA SHRI RAJ KAPOOR

Raj Kapoor’s Obsession With White…- Part 1

Anyone who has watched Raj Kapoor movies will unquestionably remember the women portrayed in them. There was a distinctive sexual appeal to the way he presented them and picturised at least one breathtaking song on their beauty. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Raj Kapoor was obsessed with the female physicality but in a humble and classy way. Of…

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