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Multifaceted artiste Ruma Guha Thakurta passes away at 84

Ruma Guha Thakurta was married to actor-singer Kishore Kumar from 1951 to 1958....

03 Jun 2019 15:30 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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10 memorable Bengali film songs by Salil Chowdhury – Birth anniversary special

The composer-lyricist, who was born on 19 November 1922 and achieved immense popularity in Hindi had...

19 Nov 2018 21:45 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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60 years of Madhumati: The flawless cinematic experience of Bimal Roy's classic

The film, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala, not only enjoyed sweeping commercial success, but...

19 Sep 2018 8:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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No alternative to sadhana, however talented you may be: Salil Chowdhury's advice to his daughter

On the great lyricist-composer's 23rd death anniversary (Salil Chowdhury died on 5 September his...

05 Sep 2018 15:49 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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Shailendra’s everlasting songs in Bimal Roy’s Madhumati – 95th birth anniversary special

The great lyricist, who was born on this day (30 August) in 1923, wrote nine masterful songs for the...

30 Aug 2018 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 Salil Chowdhury compositions that bring out the many shades of life – Birth anniversary special

Poet, composer and playwright Salil Chowdhury introduced a new rhythm to Indian film music with his...

19 Nov 2017 21:23 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Can't thank listeners enough for bearing with me for 70 years: Lata Mangeshkar

In an interview with the news agency IANS on her 88th birthday, the legend recounted her struggles...

28 Sep 2017 17:00 IST — IANS

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Book excerpt — Bimal Roy’s Madhumati: Untold Stories from Behind the Scenes

Starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Pran, the reincarnation-themed drama won nine Filmfare as...

12 Jul 2017 9:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Singer Sabita, wife of composer Salil Chowdhury, passes away

She was suffering from lung cancer and thyroid problems since January this year...

29 Jun 2017 17:36 IST — Our Correspondent

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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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Balraj Sahni, in the director's chair

A look at Lal Batti (1957), the only directorial venture of the accomplished actor, on his 44th...

13 Apr 2017 9:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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10 greatest hits: Revisiting the magic of Mukesh

A singer of great depth and passion, Mukesh was one of the three pillars of Hindi film music Rafi On...

27 Aug 2016 10:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Bimal Roy: The genius who helped several talents to flourish

Each one of Bimal Roy's team of friends and collaborators from Calcutta was a great in...

08 Jan 2016 17:42 IST — Sonal Pandya