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7 things you didn’t know about lyricist Hasrat Jaipuri – Centenary special

The poet and songwriter was born on 15 April 1922 in Jaipur, Rajasthan....

15 Apr 2022 2:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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70 years of Awara: Raj Kapoor and Nargis's classic drama on family and redemption

The feature film, written by KA Abbas, was released on actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor’s birthday...

14 Dec 2021 1:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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90 years of Sound: The flow and ebb of Hindi film music

Songs have been an integral part of Hindi cinema, existing not only in musicals, but also as a in of...

03 Oct 2021 0:06 IST — Suyog Zore

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Subodh Mukerji’s Junglee (1961): Vibrant, hopeful romance set in Kashmir, starring Shammi Kapoor and Saira Banu

On Mukerji's birth centenary today, we revisit the filmmaker’s biggest hit, a movie that...

14 Apr 2021 16:49 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Remembering Ramesh Shastri, writer of the superhit 'Hawa Mein Udta Jaaye' from Barsaat (1949)

The Sanskrit scholar, whose birth anniversary falls on 2 August, had a short-lived career in films...

02 Aug 2020 18:16 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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How Khayyam got Razia Sultan back from Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Moody, arrogant and supremely talented, Khayyam is one of the greats of Hindi film music. Yet, the...

19 Aug 2019 20:22 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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70 years of Raj Kapoor’s Barsaat: How the intense love story established RK Films

As the passionate romance turns 70 today (22 April), we revisit the landmark reasons why it’s...

22 Apr 2019 9:48 IST — Sonal Pandya

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David reminds children of their promise in ‘Nanhe Munhe Bachche’ – Birth anniversary special

On the actor's 110th birth anniversary today, a look at his most iconic song, ‘Nanhe Munhe...

21 Jun 2018 4:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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50 years of Brahmachari: A nuanced Shammi Kapoor performance

As the film starring Shammi Kapoor and Rajshree completes 50 years (it was released on 26 April we...

26 Apr 2018 14:20 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Timeless lyrics of Hasrat Jaipuri’s ‘Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana’ — birth anniversary special

On the poet-lyricist’s 96th birth anniversary (he was born on 15 April 1922), we revisit his...

15 Apr 2018 3:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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How Nadira inspired the song 'Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh' – Birth anniversary special

In an old video interview with Nasreen Munni Kabir, the actress revealed how Nargis and composer up...

05 Dec 2017 2:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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To Bikini or not to Bikini – Remembering An Evening In Paris

Celebrating 50 years of Shakti Samanta’s film, we recall the brouhaha over a bikini and the...

31 Oct 2017 14:06 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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12 Jaikishan compositions that defined romance: Death anniversary special

One half of an immortal music-director duo with Shankar Singh Raghuvanshi, Jaikishan Dayabhai was a...

12 Sep 2017 3:30 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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All's fair in love and cricket

When Dev Anand and Mala Sinha fell in love at Brabourne Stadium....

18 Jun 2017 3:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Talat Mahmood's 10 unforgettable melancholic songs

Remembering the ghazal king with 10 songs that underlined his ability to express melancholy like...

09 May 2017 10:58 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Anniversary special: Five Shankar-Jaikishan songs that celebrate folk culture

On the 30th death anniversary (26th April) of Shankar Singh Raghuvanshi, one half of music duo...

26 Apr 2017 10:05 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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How Prithvi Theatre became music composer Shankar's lucky mascot

A quick look at how this beloved venue became the backdrop of music composer Shankar Singh biggest...

15 Oct 2016 2:30 IST — Sonal Pandya


Jaikishan — the youthful music man

On music composer Jaikishan's 45th death anniversary today (12 September), we examine...

12 Sep 2016 6:59 IST — Sonal Pandya