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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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 4

Golden Era music convened sensual effect through flowery poetry It is not that sensual and arousing numbers were not used in films of the Golden Era but the fact is poets had command over language hence they used such flowery language that it beautifully and aesthetically conveyed the meaning without being crude and vulgar. Eminent poet Sahir Ludhianvi was known…

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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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FEMALE DIRECTORS

None Of The Popular Actresses Of Bollywood Succeeded As Director – Part 6

Many beautiful actresses of Bollywood attempted film direction but tragically none of the popular actresses of Bollywood succeeded as director! Sadhana Shivdasani better is known as Sadhana, the stunningly beautiful actress of the 60’s was as a top-notch actress. She gave multiple hits like Hum Dono, Woh Kaun Thi, Waqt, Arzoo, Mera Saaya, Anita and Ek Phool Do Mali. Her…

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BACKGROUND STUDY OF DOUBLE ROLE IN OUR INDUSTRY, Movies

Double Roles Had A New Formula – Part 2

Bombay Talkies Kismet film popularized double role The movie that made double role a permanent feature in commercial Bollywood film was Kismet (1943). Filmmaker Gyan Mukherjee of Bombay Talkies introduced a unique experimentation of lost and found of identical brothers. The lost and found formula was a big hit in the 60 and 70’s. Remember hit films like Waqt (1965),…

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