Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Lata Mangeshkar’s First Hit Song was Aayega Aanewala….

Aayega, Aayega, Aayega… Aayega Aanewala …. This timeless song from Kamal Amrohi‘s all-time classic film Mahal (1949) took the nation by storm and played a lion’s share in making Lata Mangeshkar popular. Composed by music director Khemchand Prakash the song became a national chartbuster and key reason for the huge success of the film Mahal. People saw the film repeatedly…

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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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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Ashok Kumar Is The First Star Of Indian Cinema

In the ’30s when Indian Cinema was in its cradle Bombay Talkies brought a revolution in Hindi cinema changing its content, style, and grammar of filmmaking. The huge success of Bombay Talkies‘ second film Achhut Kanya (1936) established it lead actor Ashok Kumar as the loveable heartthrob of cine-buffs. Soon Ashok Kumar delivered a series of super hit films like…

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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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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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