Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Neecha Nagar’ is India’s First Film to win Palme d’Or Award at Cannes Film Festival

Like the Oscar Awards, the other International Award that is looked upon with esteem in the world is the Cannes Film Festival, an annual congregation of world cinema held at Cannes in France. The highest award is called – The Palme d’Or (French) or Golden Palm in English. Interestingly, though Indian cinema has never won an Oscar award for Best…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

P.C. Barua Made India’s First Film ‘Roop Lekha’ Using Flashback Technique!

Ramesh Sippy‘s Sholay is regarded as one of the landmark films in Indian cinema. The film revolutionized technical brilliance in Indian cinema like reviving the 70 MM format, Stereophonic sounds, Technicolor and introducing Hollywood style cinematography. The other vital contribution of Sholay to film technology was giving an impetus to the style of ‘Flashback’ the brilliant technique of disrupting the…

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Movies, Music, R D Burman

R.D. Burman Created Great Hindustani Classical Songs But Few Filmmakers Demanded! – Part 5

R.D.Burman and filmmaker –lyricist Gulzar formed a formidable team. The duo has given some of the most timeless melodies that shall remain immortal for centuries to come. Songs like Beeti Naa Beetayee Raina..(Parichay)’, Dil Dhoondta Hai Phir Wohi…(Mausam) , Tujhse Naraz Nahin Zindagi (Masoom), Aap Ki Aakhon Mein Kuch…(Ghar), Aaane Wala Pal Jaane Wala Hai…(Gol Maal), Mera Kuch Saman…(Ijaazat)’  and…

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BACKGROUND STUDY OF DOUBLE ROLE IN OUR INDUSTRY, Movies

History of Double Role In Bollywood – Chapter 1

Double Roles popularly known as dual roles have always fascinated film buffs and Bollywood has minted money rehashing the same subject with new generation stars. In fact, Double roles in Bollywood have played a key element in Bollywood and filmmakers have utilized it often to make super hit films. Indian Film Cinema goes down memory lane and traces the History…

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