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June 2017

1950s Bollywood stars in color

By |June 17th, 2017|

Nighat Sultana and Kamal in Incomplete Film Chori Chori

By |June 15th, 2017|

Date – 1950s.

Related Category – Pakistani Film Industry

Caption – Nighat Sultana and Kamal in incomplete Pakistani film Chori Chori.

Sumitra Devi’s son Bulbul’s birthday party (1954)

By |June 11th, 2017|

Date – January, 1954.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Merry hostess at her son Bulbul’s birthday party was actress Sumitra Devi, in the sequined sari, seen tending guests Trilok Kapoor and the Kishore Sahus.

Mahurat of Chandu (1954)

By |June 11th, 2017|

Date – January, 1954.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Meena Shorey, her husband Roop Shorey, director Harold Lewis (comedian Majnu), Sulochana and Begum Para at the mahurat of Chandu.

Chandu was later released in 1958 and with Meena leaving for Pakistan in 1955, most […]

Nargis, Krishna and Raj Kapoor at Pran’s daughter’s Wedding (1978)

By |June 4th, 2017|

Date – March, 1978.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Nargis, Krishna and Raj Kapoor at Pran’s daughter’s Wedding (1978)

The ‘Aag’ between them may have died down long time ago, but all the same it was a ‘Sangam’ of sorts between Nargis and Raj […]

May 2017

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 […]

Nasir Khan with Dilip Kumar and Ramesh Saigal

By |May 27th, 2017|

Date – December, 1952.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Nasir and Dilip Kumar (Yousuf Khan) used to take a keen interest in each other’s work. This happy picture was taken at the Muhurat of “Shikast,” a film starring Dilip Kumar, Prodcuer-Director Ramesh Saigal […]

Unknown Dancer/Actress – Need your Help

By |May 25th, 2017|

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 […]

Katie Mirza – Obituary

By |May 25th, 2017|

1970s sensation, Actress and Playboy “Bunny” Katy Mirza died recently in London on March 16th, 2017.

A young Katy, an aspiring graphic designer in 1972-1973, was working as a receptionist at the London Hilton Hotel when a Playboy Club employee saw her and asked her […]