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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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Shammi Kapoor’s ‘Junglee’ Brought A Revolution In Indian Cinema with Eastmancolor

Technicolor was a costly matter mostly because the prints have to be developed in London but the quality of rich color was stunning and impressive hence mostly big-budget films made by top filmmakers were made in Technicolor but every filmmaker could effort the cost of Technicolor hence an American company Eastman Kodak launched Eastmancolor that created sensations in color films…

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Mothers' of Bollywood

The Unsung Mothers of Bollywood – Part 4

Many actresses in Bollywood have played mothers role but some have played with such conviction that they became stereotyped and did the off-repetitive mothers role in umpteen films yet it is tragic that the films buffs recognize them only by their ‘face’ and not by their ‘names’. Thus these actresses despite playing successful mother roles are ‘unsung’ or left unrecognized.…

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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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Movies, UNFORGATABLE CHARISMATIC SHOWMAN OF OUR ERA SHRI RAJ KAPOOR

Film Maker Raj Kapoor – ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’… Part 7

Filmmaker Raj Kapoor started his obsession of displaying the figure of his heroines with Nargis in bikini in Awara to a completely nude Simi in Mera Naam Joker and was one of the first few filmmakers to show an intense love scene between Shashi Kapoor with Zeenat Aman in Satyam Shivam Sundaram and eventually in Ram Teri Ganga Maili, the…

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Movies, Music, UNFORGATABLE CHARISMATIC SHOWMAN OF OUR ERA SHRI RAJ KAPOOR

Raj Kapoor Makes A Comeback With ‘Bobby’… Part – 5

Mera Naam Joker was a huge dream project for Raj Kapoor. He envisioned himself with a beautiful story showing the relationship he shared with the women in his life. He was so passionate about this script that he left no stone unturned and pumped most of his lives savings into the project. The movie featured three beautiful women, Simi Garewal,…

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Raj Kapoor with his wife Krishna Kapoor
Movies, UNFORGATABLE CHARISMATIC SHOWMAN OF OUR ERA SHRI RAJ KAPOOR

Raj Kapoor’s Obsession With White…- Part 1

Anyone who has watched Raj Kapoor movies will unquestionably remember the women portrayed in them. There was a distinctive sexual appeal to the way he presented them and picturised at least one breathtaking song on their beauty. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Raj Kapoor was obsessed with the female physicality but in a humble and classy way. Of…

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