REMEMBERING DILIP KUMAR

Dilip Kumar (born Mohammed Yusuf Khan; 11 December 1922 – 7 July 2021) was an Indian actor and film producer, best known for his work in Hindi cinema. Referred to as the “Tragedy King” and “The First Khan”, he has been credited with bringing a distinct form of method acting technique to cinema. Kumar heldContinue reading “REMEMBERING DILIP KUMAR”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VIDYA

Vidya Balan ( born 1 January 1979) is an Indian actress. Known for pioneering a change in the portrayal of women in Hindi cinema with her roles in female-led films, she is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the GovernmentContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY VIDYA”

REMEMBERING KAKA

Emergence: 29 December 1942 Demise: 18 July 2012 Rajesh Khanna (popularly known as kaka) was an Indian actor, film producer and politician who is best known for his work in the Hindi cinema. He is referred to as the “First Superstar” of Indian cinema. He starred in 15 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 toContinue reading “REMEMBERING KAKA”

πŸ™πŸŒΊ REMEMBERING MOHAMMED RAFI πŸŒΊπŸ™

Mohammed Rafi Emergence: 24 December 1924 Demise: 31 July 1980 Mohammed Rafi was an Indian film playback singer. He is considered as one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. Rafi was notable for his versatility and range of voice; his songs varied from fast peppy numbers to patriotic songs, sadContinue reading “πŸ™πŸŒΊ REMEMBERING MOHAMMED RAFI πŸŒΊπŸ™”

REMEMBERING RAJ KAPOOR

Raj Kapoor (born Shrishti Nath Kapoor;14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988) was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Indian cinema. He is widely regarded as the greatest showman in the history of Indian cinema and entertainment. He received multiple accolades, including three National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards in India. TheContinue reading “REMEMBERING RAJ KAPOOR”

END OF AN ERA

Two legendary actors passed away an week back fighting for life and succumbing to cancer. While Irrfan gave in to colon cancer after a long battle, Rishi followed suit the next day to leukemia. The news was terrifying and heart breaking at a time when we observe the lockdown period for a not so wellContinue reading “END OF AN ERA”