Month: May 2017

Kashti ka khamosh safar hai… Na main dhan chahoon, na ratan chahoon… or Tum mujhe bhool bhi jaao to yeh haq hai tum ko… Any lover of film music will recall the magical voice that sang those songs. It is that of Sudha Malhotra. She may not have reached the heights of the Mangeshkar sisters, […]

Anjuman in Sher Khan (1981) Wajahat Attre, who passed away recently on May 26th, 1981, was the 2nd most prolific music director in Pakistani films. With the decline in the production of Urdu films by

Wajahat Attre – Obituary

On May 28, 2017

Wajahat Attre – Obituary Noted music composer Wajahat Attre passed away in Lahore on Friday, May 26th, 2017. Attre had been facing medical complications for the last few months, and was sufferin

There are two kinds of diaries. In one people write introspectively about themselves. The other is a little thing in which the busy man jots down his appointments. The first usually figures in the early years of the writers of diaries. Then they find that the tempo of life has increased, their attitude has matured—so […]
In March, 1950, 26-year-old Nasir Khan crossed the Pakistan border and entered India without a permit. A hue and cry was raised about him in the press and the Government passed orders calling upon him to quit the country. But Nasir doggedly fought the case, won and stayed on to form with 16-year-old Nutan one […]
Unknown Dancer/Actress – Need your Help I got this email from a gentleman Mr Mark Storer who is trying to get more information on his mother-in-law, who was an unknown Bollywood dancer/actress of 1940s. Perhaps her screen name was Sweet Segundra and real name Dorothy Frampton. Even though there is little hope, if you have […]
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