Indian cinema, Indian Film Industry, Irrfan khan, Story, Tribute

Irrfan Khan was the ‘BIG BOSS’ among the KHANS in Bollywood!

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Imran Khan … the list is long but the KHAN who was the Big Boss among these Khans in Bollywood was unarguably Irrfan Khan. Though Irrfan Khan lacked the ‘Chocolate‘ or in Mumbai language, the ‘Chikna’ looks yet he was a ‘power-house’ of acting and it was his phenomenal talent…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Do Bigha Zamin’ Is India’s First Film To Win Prix International At Cannes

Indian film legend Bimal Roy is India’s most revered filmmaker after Satyajit Ray in International cinema. Interestingly, while Satyajit Ray made sober and realistic cinema that depicted the naked realities of life minus entertainment, Bimal Roy, introduced in a new brand of cinema that was realistic and took serious subjects but presented it on screen with a perfect blend of…

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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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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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Yash Raj Film's Golden Jubilee Year

Yash Raj Films Has Introduced Several Stars To Bollywood

Besides making entertaining films Yash Raj Films has played a pivotal in discovering hidden talent and giving them breaks in their films. The two topmost stars of Bollywood –  Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh are the discoveries of Yash Chopra. Interestingly Anushka Sharma was rejected by many filmmakers but Aditya Chopra signed her for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opposite…

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Music, R D Burman

R.D. Burman Did Not Live To Taste His Success – Part 6

Today, Rahul Dev Burman is regarded as a Music Genius, Music Maverick and Music director par excellence but the bitter truth is that when R.D. Burman was around in the film industry, he was never given his due place. He was ignored, overlooked and even ridiculed for lifting western album tunes and shamefully labeled as a plagiarist Agreed that there is a long list…

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Movies, Music

Bollywood’s Most Irritating Acts

Bollywood has always boasted of colorful films and larger than life heroes, heroines and villains. The storyline of most movies is spun around a handful of characters, often portrayed in a clichéd manner. Therefore, it is imperative for the movie makers in India to create characters that were previously unheard of. However, these new characters may also fail to impress…

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