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Penguin to publish KA Abbas’s written works in Sone Chandi Ke Buth

The book has been edited and translated from Urdu by Syeda Hameed and Sukhpreet Kahlon....

18 Jul 2022 16:32 IST — Our Correspondent

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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 7:30 IST — Sonal Pandya

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75 years of Neel Kamal (1947): The film that launched Raj Kapoor and Madhubala

Released on 24 March 1947, Kidar Sharma’s love triangle also featured the glamorous Begum Para...

24 Mar 2022 20:04 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon


Rahul Rawail to be conferred with Best Author Award at RIFF 2022

The filmmaker will be presented the award for his book Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work....

15 Feb 2022 14:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Lata Mangeshkar (1929-2022): Exit, the Nightingale

The legend, who died of COVID-19 complications in Mumbai today, was a perfectionist whose quiet, a...

06 Feb 2022 14:35 IST — Shriram Iyengar


Book excerpt: The passionate filmmaker behind the showman Raj Kapoor

Filmmaker Rahul Rawail’s book Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work presents the iconic Raj Kapoor as...

26 Dec 2021 11:30 IST — Rahul Rawail


He was a creative storyteller, says Rahul Rawail of his mentor Raj Kapoor

Rahul Rawail’s insightful memoir brings alive Raj Kapoor’s craft, dedication and sheer...

15 Dec 2021 19:31 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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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 6:30 IST — Sonal Pandya


Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work showcases the passionate professional, says Rahul Rawail

The veteran director’s book on the legendary filmmaker will be released on 14 December 2021....

26 Nov 2021 15:58 IST — Our Correspondent


Rahul Rawail’s book on Raj Kapoor to be released on 14 December

The book will uncover Kapoor's techniques, exploring not just his genius, but also lesser known...

23 Nov 2021 15:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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Dilip Kumar (1922-2021), the name that meant actor

Dilip Kumar created a template for the perfect actor who could source every possible emotion from of...

07 Jul 2021 12:28 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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30 years of Henna: Raj Kapoor’s dream project, a cross-border love story

The feature film, eventually completed and released by his sons Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, completes...

28 Jun 2021 7:30 IST — Sonal Pandya


IFFI: Healthy competition existed among film stars once, says filmmaker Rahul Rawail at an In-Conversation session

The filmmaker recalled his journey at the session held virtually as part of the hybrid model adopted...

19 Jan 2021 17:02 IST — Our Correspondent

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Video-streaming platform The-Ally to offer Raj Kapoor classic Shree 420 (1955) in colour

The-Ally is an indigenous open platform for creators, producers and filmmakers with the goal of to...

06 Nov 2020 20:24 IST — Our Correspondent

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Bhanu Athaiya (1929-2020): A titan among costume designers

The doyenne of design, who made history by becoming India's first Oscar-winner, also played a in...

16 Oct 2020 13:39 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon


Pakistan to buy and convert Dilip Kumar’s Peshawar home into museum

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial government will purchase and preserve the veteran ancestral...

08 Oct 2020 15:18 IST — Our Correspondent

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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 23:46 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Finding Badnaam Basti (1972): Accidental discovery that restored a piece of Indian cinematic history

Directed by journalist Prem Kapoor, the film was presumed lost for more than 40 years, till it was...

28 Jul 2020 17:57 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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How Rishi Kapoor took his first steps in cinema

In this excerpt from his biography Khullam Khulla, written with Meena Iyer, the actor revealed the...

01 May 2020 15:31 IST — Our Correspondent

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Veteran actress Nimmi, star of Aan (1952), dies at 87

The beautiful Nimmi, who once rejected the attentions of Hollywood star Errol Flynn, died at a in in...

26 Mar 2020 10:39 IST — Our Correspondent

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