Amitabh Bachchan

The ‘One Man Industry’- Amitabh Bachchan

Born Iquilaab Shrivastava, in Allahabad, Amitabh Bachchan came from humble beginnings, where his mother Teji Bachchan was a domestic home-maker and a social activist, while his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a Kavastha Hindu poet. Although his birth name was Inquilaab, inspired by a word commonly used during the independence days, a fellow poet friend suggested the name Amitabh, meaning…

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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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