Politics

The 80’s Witnessed Windfall Of Films On Politics – Part 3

With Lok Sabha general election scheduled in 1984 hence, the mid-’80s witnessed a windfall of films on politics. The film industry tried to capture the election mood but some filmmakers used films as a platform to educate people about the power of Vote. The film that propagated the idea of the Power of Vote was Telugu film MLA Yedukondalu (1984).…

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BACKGROUND STUDY OF DOUBLE ROLE IN OUR INDUSTRY, Movies

Shammi Kapoor’s ‘China Town’ Popularized The Theme Of Good Versus Evil – Part 3

Shammi Kapoor’s ‘China Town’ popularized the theme of good versus evil In 1962 filmmaker Shakti Samanta wrote a unique script of two identical brothers, one a simpleton and a good human being while the other brother a wicked and evil character. The film was China Town. In this film, Shammi Kapoor played the double role of a powerful Don called…

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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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IFH STORIES, Movies, Music

“JUST DANCE” WITH BOLLYWOOD!

Bollywood dance is a form of dance used in Hindi feature films. It is a concoction of abundant styles including belly-dancing, Kathak, jazz, contemporary, Western popular, etc. It is hard to confine Bollywood dance because its actual definition, distribution, geography and style is fluid. However, it is still identifiable owing to its peculiar characteristics. The international appeal of Bollywood dancing…

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