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April 2017

House No. 44 (1955) – Review

By |April 23rd, 2017|

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Kum Kum, Ulhas, Nimmi and others at the Premiere of Kundan (1955)

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Date – July 28th, 1955

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Kum Kum, Ulhas, M.A. Mughni, Nimmi, Mehtab and Producer-Director Sohrab Modi seen at the glittering premiere of “Kundan” at the Roxy Theatre.

Sabiha, Mussarat and others at a Film Function

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Date – 1950s

Related Category – Pakistani Film Industry

Caption – A picture showing Pakistani stars at a film function. The picture is not clear. However, Nayyar Sultana, Sabiha Khanum, Mussarat Nazir and Neelo are still identifiable in this picture.

Shamshad Begum’s Jaimala and Tribute by Naushad

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Today is April 23rd… The day when I was born and the day when one of my favorite singers i.e. Shamshad Begum passed away. On the occasion of Shamshad’s 4th Death Anniversary, a 30 minute Jaimala Program dedicated to Indian Army where Shamshad Begum […]

Stars and their Homes – Suraiya (1956)

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Date – March, 1956.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Singing star Suraiya used to live by choice in town, in one of the most peaceful spots in Worli, high up on the “Hill”. Her beautifully furnished top-floor apartment afforded her a lovely view […]

Nalini, Shobhana, Nutan and others at Jaideep’s thread ceremony (1959)

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Date – January, 1959.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Nalini Jaywant, Shobhana Samarth, Jaideep (Nutan’s younger brother), Nutan’s Grandmother, Nutan, Chatura and Tanuja at the thread ceremony of Jaideep.

S.D. Burman – Interview (1959)

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Photo Caption – S.D. Burman with his son R.D. Burman

I was aghast at the thought of what my father would say to me when he came to know that I had been locked up for travelling without ticket!

We were returning to Comilla after winning […]

Meena Shorey with her [ex] husband Asad Bokhari

By |April 15th, 2017|

Date – 1960s

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry, Pakistani Film Industry

Picture Courtesy – Raja Faiz

Caption – A rare photo showing lara-lappa girl Meena Shorey with her husband Asad Bokhari. Asad Bokhari was much junior to Meena Shorey. According to Meena, they fell in love […]

Suraiya and Dilip Kumar

By |April 15th, 2017|

Date – 1950s

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Picture Courtesy – Anand Berry

Caption – A rare photo showing Suraiya and Dilip Kumar perhaps on the sets of incomplete film Janwar. According to Suraiya in an interview conducted in 1976, the only picture she did with […]

March 2017

Noor Jehan in Incomplete Film Tara (1949)

By |March 4th, 2017|

Date – 1949

Related Category – Pakistani Film Industry

Caption – Noor Jehan and Sheikh Hassan in incomplete Pakistani film Tara (1949). If completed and released on time, Tara might have become Noor Jehan’s first film in Pakistan. However, with the continuous string of flop Urdu […]