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June 2017

Dhaniram – Profile & Filmography

By |June 3rd, 2017|

Real Name –

Profession – Music Director

Active Years – 1950s

Nationality – Indian

Religion – Hindu

Ethnicity –

Date of Birth – 1922

Date of Death – March 14th, 1967.

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‘Classical music has suffered a huge […]

Ashish Kumar – Interview (1971)

By |June 3rd, 2017|

Ii is always a pleasure to look at Asish Kumar. He has a broad smile. He has a round face and has frank looks, nothing to hide—the looks of a schoolboy. Altogether a fascinating young man who is very much in films.

Five feet eleven […]

Romantic Scenes – By Waheeda Rehman (1959)

By |June 3rd, 2017|

Waheeda Rehman feels that it is an achievement to be accepted by fans as a romantic leading lady when she has not so far played torrid love scenes.

It was my first dancing lesson (Bharat Natyam, of course) and the day was also my tenth […]

Romantic Scenes – By Shammi Kapoor (1959)

By |June 2nd, 2017|

“It doesn’t matter if, after what I write here, I find a row of heroines at my door, waiting to give me a beating! I want to shatter all the conventional notions about love and romance ….”

LET’S face the fact….. there’s been a lot […]

Pukhraj Pappo – Profile & Songs List

By |June 1st, 2017|

Photo Caption – Pukhraj Pappo

Real Name –

Profession – Playback Singer

Active Years – 1950s

Nationality – Pakistani

Religion – Islam

Ethnicity –

Date of Birth –

Date of Death –

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Pukhraj Pappo was a playback singer who dominated the Pakistani film […]

Leaves from my Diary – by Dev Anand (1957)

By |June 1st, 2017|

“The years I have been in the film industry are filled with memorable incidents, some terrifying, others rewarding.”

BELIEVE it or not, busy though I am, I do keep a diary. And, sometimes, turning over its pages and recalling the memories distilled in them can […]

May 2017

Sudha Malhotra – Interview

By |May 28th, 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 […]

Anjuman in Sher Khan (1981)

By |May 28th, 2017|

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 early 1980s, music directors have no other choice other than to compose music for […]

Wajahat Attre – Obituary

By |May 28th, 2017|

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 suffering from paralysis and heart problems. He was admitted to the Jinnah Hospital where he died. He […]

Leaves from my Diary – by Ashok Kumar (1957)

By |May 28th, 2017|

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 […]