Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

The Era When Producers Ruled Cinema – Part 2

Film making may be a director’s craft and a film star’s glitz to pull in the audience into cinema halls but without a sensible ‘producer’ a film cannot be imagined. Hence producers dominated filmmaking in the past. The glorious Prabhat Films founded by actor/director V Shantaram laid the foundation of filmmaking in India in 1929. Prabhat Films made several thought-provoking…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Hanste Aansoo’ – India’s First Film To Receive ‘A’ Certificate

Nowadays films with ‘A’ Certificate hold no sense. Forget cinema halls, these days vulgarity and obscenity has reached the drawing rooms thanks to web TV series.  However, a few decades back a film with ‘A’ Certificate raised eyebrows and created much anxiety. For the present generation let me explain what does a film with ‘A’ Certificate meant. According to the…

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QUALIFIED ACTORS IN BOLLYWOOD

Balraj Sahni Was A English Professor At Rabindranath Tagore’s Shantiniketan – Part 1

Educational qualification is the primary requirement of any profession. In fact, in government jobs in India, graduation has become the minimum qualification for acquiring even a post of a peon! However, Bollywood is perhaps one of the few professions across the world that requires partially no educational qualification.  More than the degrees, Bollywood appreciates your passion for acting and have…

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Movies, Music

Bollywood’s International Success

Bollywood’s international success attributes to the fact that people outside our culture encircling of different languages have a desire to observe and understand our Indian culture through films which in some countries has gained its popularity. One of the reasons could be is that  many westerners think our Indian films are high drama. emotional with lot of costumes, song 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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Movies, Music, TOP STORIES OF BOLLYWOOD

Top 10 Romantic Films Of Bollywood

The history of Bollywood Romantic Movies is very old. Hindi film industry has completed 114 years in 2017. On 21st April 1913, the first Hindi film Raja Harishchandra, which was a silent film was actually a romantic Bollywood film, since then, this has become one of the popular genres among the filmmakers and the audience. If you go back to…

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Movies, POLITICS AND CINEMA GO HAND IN HAND

Bollywood Actor Prithviraj Kapoor Became First MP (Member Of Parliament) – Part 1

Before Film stars invaded Lok Sabha Election, the trend of film stars in politics was initiated by Congress First Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who offered a Rajya Sabha Seat to present day superstar Ranbir Kapoor‘s Great Grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor in the year 1960. He was offered the honor for staging plays giving prominence to the Nehruvian ideals of socialism and…

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IFH STORIES, Movies

Madhubala Left Shammi Kapoor Speechless…

Madhubala had a grace and elegance about her that would make many handsome actors go weak in the knees. Her beauty then and even today is unmatched. One such good looking actor who was floored by her magical face was 60’s and 70’s legendary actor, Shammi Kapoor. He had reportedly forgotten his dialogues when she would be in front of…

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