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There Are Some Peculiar Facts Behind The Making Of ‘Khaike Paan Banaraswala’

Amitabh Bachchan’s highly acclaimed film Don had an iconic song Khaike Paan Banaraswala and there are some interesting facts about making of this song. Interestingly, this song was done after the film was completed. So, the song was never meant for Don. It was written for Dev Anand’s film Banarasi Babu. The song was shot after Don’s shooting was complete…

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One Of The Rare Pictures Of Bollywood Legends

Many stars including Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Vinod Khanna, Feroz Khan, Sharmila Tagore, Saira Banu, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar along with India’s first female prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The greatest throwback pictur we have ever found is this. The best of the 19s stars are in one frame in this picture. This flashback picture gives all the…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’ Declared Tax Free; ‘Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje’ Is India’s First Tax Free Film!!

Entertainment as per the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India is taxable!! The Entertainment Tax is charged to increase the revenue source for the state governments. Thus the tax differs from state to state. For instance, in Maharashtra, the Entertainment Tax is 45% and for the regional Marathi film, the Entertainment Tax is Zero. The Maximum Entertainment Tax is…

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Failed to retain stardom

Even Chocolate Heroes Like Jugul Hansraj Could Not Succeed – Part – 5

Charming personality and handsome looks were considered easy passports to Bollywood. Several stars like Jeetendra, Manoj Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, etc. in the ’60s ruled Bollywood, not for their actions but their good looks. The media had coined the term ‘Chocolate hero’ exclusively for such stars. But history is witnessed that many ‘Chocolate hero’ too could make it big despite their…

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Failed to retain stardom

Kumar Gaurav Rose To Phenomenal Heights But Failed To Retain Stardom! – Part – 3

In the ’80s the star son who created a Hungama at Box-office was Kumar Gaurav, son of legendary superstar Rajendra Kumar. With his super hit debut movie Love Story (1983) Kumar Gaurav generated the kind of mass hysteria among girls that only superstar Rajesh Khanna created during his heydays. Girls went crazy at the mention of Kumar Gaurav‘s name but…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 6

Film Poet Gulzar feels the commercial element in Bollywood must be blamed for the decline in music Filmmaker, David Dhawan, famous for giving momentum to such cheap lyrics like Sarkailoo Khatiya Jada Lage… Sexy Sexy Mujhe Log Bole… says, “The film industry is an amazing place. Here if you show semi-nude woman bathing on foot-path like Smita Patil in film…

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PATRIOTIC BOLLYWOOD SONG

The Downfall Of Patriotic Songs In Bollywood In Recent Times! – Part 5

There was a time when Bollywood patriotic songs were popular among the masses. However, today the scenario is different. The patriotic songs of today lack that charm which the olden days had. That’s the reason come any national day of patriotic significance the nation starts echoing with old patriotic numbers. The most common among them being – Aye mere watan…,…

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