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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Music, R D Burman

R.D. Burman Did Not Live To Taste His Success – Part 6

Today, Rahul Dev Burman is regarded as a Music Genius, Music Maverick and Music director par excellence but the bitter truth is that when R.D. Burman was around in the film industry, he was never given his due place. He was ignored, overlooked and even ridiculed for lifting western album tunes and shamefully labeled as a plagiarist Agreed that there is a long list…

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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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