Bollywood Actresses Who Found Success In Hollywood Too!

Bollywood Actresses Who Found Success In Hollywood Too!

The drama, the romance, the music and the dancing are some of the factors that define Bollywood. In Hollywood however it is quite different, but our desiactresses have managed to bridge the gap exceptionally well. Their transition between the two industries has been remarkable stories in itself. They have even gone as far as being nominated and wining many prestigious…

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Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema

Badalta Samay… Badalta Cinema – Part 4

How Eastmancolor succeeded over Technicolor in Indian cinema!   Remember the hits song Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya from K.Asif magnum opus film Mughal-E-Azam (1960) or Chaudhvin Ka Chand Ho Ya Aftab Ho… from Guru Dutt’s Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960) or the super hit song Hasta Hua Noorani Chehra from the film Parasmani (1963)? Guess! What is common in these…

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Sahir Ludhianvi

Sahir Ludhianvi – His Song ‘Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya’…is a popular Ringtone Today!

The highlight of Sahir Ludhianvi‘s lyrics is that besides being hard-hitting and attacking the ills of the society Sahir has been positive in life. Born in a rich family, Sahir watched the atrocity of the riches. His father was a Thakur and treated the common man worse than slaves. His aristocrat father meted a similar ill treatment to his mother.…

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Amitabh Bachchan Fan Club

There Are Some Peculiar Facts Behind The Making Of ‘Khaike Paan Banaraswala’

Amitabh Bachchan’s highly acclaimed film Don had an iconic song Khaike Paan Banaraswala and there are some interesting facts about making of this song. Interestingly, this song was done after the film was completed. So, the song was never meant for Don. It was written for Dev Anand’s film Banarasi Babu. The song was shot after Don’s shooting was complete…

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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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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Devdas’ – India’s First Film To Be Adapted Maximum Times On Screen

In Hollywood, most of the films are adapted from the salable literary works of legendary authors. However, in India, the films made on the literary works of legendary authors have not been successful except few notable authors like R.K. Narayan’s The Guide made by Dev Anand but the author whose literary works has been adapted maximum times on-screen in different…

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