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Pinaki Mukherji's Chowringhee (1968) was a faithful and absorbing adaptation of Shankar's novel

Chowringhee was perhaps the biggest multi-starrer among Bengali films in the 1960s and was mostly at...

18 Jan 2019 4:09 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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10 most popular Bengali film songs sung by Hemanta Mukherjee — Death anniversary special

Mukherjee won two National Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his solo albums Nimantran (1971)...

26 Sep 2018 14:19 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Birth anniversary special: V Balsara, the music director who did not want to remain confined to a studio

On Balsara's 96th birth anniversary (he was born on 22 June 1922), renowned tabla player Acharya...

22 Jun 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Vocalists Shibaji Chatterjee, Haimanti Shukla remember 'intuitive composer, kind soul' Hemanta Mukherjee

On 16 June was Mukherjee's 98th birth annniversary (he was born in 1920). Two singers who grew...

19 Jun 2018 12:23 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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10 songs that showcase Geeta Dutt’s versatility

On her 45th death anniversary (20 July), we look back at some timeless hits which show the gifted of...

20 Jul 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Remembering the music legend V Balsara

For his 95th birth anniversary today (22 June), a look at the man who moved from Mumbai to Kolkata...

22 Jun 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 immortal Hemant Kumar songs: Birth anniversary special

Winner of two National awards for Best Male Playback Singer, Hemant Kumar was steeped in music. On...

16 Jun 2017 8:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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How Moushumi Chatterjee became a real-life Balika Badhu: Birthday special

On the eve of her 64th birthday (26 April), the actress spoke to Cinestaan.com about her career and...

26 Apr 2017 12:08 IST — Keyur Seta


When Mehmood joined Hemant Kumar’s chorus

The actor-comedian, who would have turned 84 today (29 September) had to struggle hard in...

29 Sep 2016 7:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


10 Hemant Kumar songs to lose your heart to  

He possessed a rich, sonorous voice that might have given Frank Sinatra a run for his Kumar was also...

26 Sep 2016 15:59 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Hemant Kumar: The first Indian music composer to go international

The renowned singer scored the music for Conrad Rooks’s English adaptation of the Hermann...

16 Jun 2016 13:15 IST — Sonal Pandya