Mothers' of Bollywood

The Unsung Mothers of Bollywood – Part 4

Many actresses in Bollywood have played mothers role but some have played with such conviction that they became stereotyped and did the off-repetitive mothers role in umpteen films yet it is tragic that the films buffs recognize them only by their ‘face’ and not by their ‘names’. Thus these actresses despite playing successful mother roles are ‘unsung’ or left unrecognized.…

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Failed to retain stardom

Kumar Gaurav Rose To Phenomenal Heights But Failed To Retain Stardom! – Part – 3

In the ’80s the star son who created a Hungama at Box-office was Kumar Gaurav, son of legendary superstar Rajendra Kumar. With his super hit debut movie Love Story (1983) Kumar Gaurav generated the kind of mass hysteria among girls that only superstar Rajesh Khanna created during his heydays. Girls went crazy at the mention of Kumar Gaurav‘s name but…

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Patriotic Songs Played A Key Role In The Success Of Films – Part 3

Since the 1940s’ history-based films have been a favourite of the masses. Over the years the Hindi filmmakers have brought alive the bygone historic period brilliantly on screen and succeeded in entertaining as well as generating patriotism through their films. For instance, the hit film Shaheed (1948) starring Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Chander Mohan, etc. The super hit song of…

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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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Balraj Sahni Was A English Professor At Rabindranath Tagore’s Shantiniketan – Part 1

Educational qualification is the primary requirement of any profession. In fact, in government jobs in India, graduation has become the minimum qualification for acquiring even a post of a peon! However, Bollywood is perhaps one of the few professions across the world that requires partially no educational qualification.  More than the degrees, Bollywood appreciates your passion for acting and have…

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