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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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

Producers On The Decline; Actor turning Producers On The Rise! – Part 1

India’s most iconic Film Production House the RK Films drew its curtain by selling the RK Studios to Godrej Properties. Ranbir Kapoor the youngest member of RK clan does not seem to continue filmmaking. Likewise, the plight of many top Film Production companies like V Shantaram‘s Rajkamal Studios, Wadia Brothers Basant Studios, AR Kardar‘s Kardar Studios and Kamal Amrohi‘s Kamalistan…

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Centenary Of Indian Cinema

‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ Is India’s First Film To Win A Hollywood ‘Golden Globe Award

Film legend V Shantaram is regarded as one of the pillars of Indian cinema. His film Do Aankhen Barah Haath has the distinction of being the first Hindi feature film to win the prestigious Golden Globe award under the Samuel Goldwyn category. It may be noted that the Golden Globe Awards are America’s most prestigious award presented by the Hollywood…

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Failed to retain stardom

Even Gorgeous Actresses Like Mahima Chaudhry Went Into Oblivion – Part – 6

Like some the most handsome heroes like Jugal Hansraj and Chandrachur Singh, many gorgeous and stunningly beautiful actresses turned out just a one-film wonder! Pakistani beauty Salma Agha, with her bewitching blue eyes and her soulful voice, took over the hearts of Indian movie lovers in B.R.Chopra‘s super hit movie Nikaah (1982). The movie was an instant hit and even…

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Failed to retain stardom

90’s Hit Film ‘Aashiqui’ Star Rahul Roy Turned Out To Be One Hit Wonder – Part – 4

In the early 90’s eminent filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, instead of introducing film star children, introduced two raw and unconventional looking actors Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal in his love story Aashiqui (1990). The music of the film became a massive hit and the film became a blockbuster at the box-office. Rahul Roy was even nominated by Filmfare as Best Actor…

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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 3

Who is the offender responsible for the decline in Music in Bollywood? The Big question is – who is the offender responsible for the decline in Bollywood music. On closely monitoring the film music it is observed that the roots are traced back in the late ’70s with the entry of Marathi film-maker Dada Kondke, who minted money using double…

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