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November 2016

Surya Kumari on the sets of Udan Khatola (1953)

By |November 20th, 2016|

Date – November, 1953.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – The seeming show of temperament on the sets is merely director S.U. Sunny demonstrating to South India’s Surya Kumari, co-starring with Nimmi and Dilip Kumar in “Udan Khatola,” just how an angry lass should […]

My Most Embarrassing Moment – by Asha Parekh

By |November 20th, 2016|

You may find it unbelievable, but it was a tiny potato that spoilt an entire evening of mine.

Some three years ago, when I had just made my debut as a star, I was invited to a formal dinner at one of Bombay’s leading restaurants.

I […]

Dilip Kumar on the sets of Amar (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – June, 1954.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Expounding the intricacies of the law to his colleagues at the bar is Dilip Kumar (right), starring with Madhubala and Nimi in Mehboob Productions’ “Amar”.

Dilip Kumar and others on the sets of Amar […]

C.H. Atma and Suraiya on the sets of Bilwamangal (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – June, 1954.

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – The fair charmer holds her handsome admirer spell-bound by her dance – Suraiya and C.H. Atma in Meena Movies’ “BilwaMangal.”

Suraiya and C.H. Atma on the sets of Bilwamangal (1954).

Mahurat Shot of Pak Film Mausiqaar (1962)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – 1961 or 1962.

Related Category – Pakistani Film Industry

Caption – Producer cum Music Director Rashid Attre with Noor Jehan, Ejaz Durrani, Santosh Kumar, Sabiha Khanum, Bahaar and others at the opening ceremony of Pak film Mausiqaar, released in 1962.

Even though Noor Jehan […]

Nirupa Roy and Master Romi in Incomplete “Rasiya” (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – February, 1954

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Nirupa Roy and Master Romi as they appear in Chakori Pictures’ “Rasiya”, produced and directed by Sardar Chandulal Shah.

Nirupa Roy and Master Romi in Incomplete Hindi film Rasiya (1954).

Shahu Modak and Neerja on the sets of Amar Kirtan (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – February, 1954

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Ministering angel to Shahu Modak lying in gaol in Producer Wali Saheb’s “Amar Kirtan” is newcomer Neerja. Asha Mathur plays the female lea in the picture.

Shahu Modak and newcomer Neerja on the sets […]

A scene from incomplete Ek Baat (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – February, 1954

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Hockey star turned film-actor is Din Dayal (below,left) seen with stars Nirupa Roy and Smriti Biswas in Chitra Kutir’s “Ek Baat,” along with director B.Y. Ramdas.

A scene from incomplete Ek Baat (1954)

Nasir Khan and Jabeen Jalil on the sets of Lutera (1954)

By |November 13th, 2016|

Date – February, 1954

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Caption – Nasir Khan, who has the hero’s role in Dalsukh Panchli’s “Lutera”, takes the pretty Jabeen in her lines.

Nasir Khan and Jabeen Jalil on the sets of Lutera, released in 1955.

August 2016

Vintage Tidbits – Usha Kiron – Dr. Kher Wedding Picture

By |August 14th, 2016|

Date – May, 1954

Related Category – Hindi Film Industry

Colleague Shammi (right) “says” it with flowers to film star Usha Kiron and Dr. Kher.

PRETTY film star Usha Kiron, who married the young Maharashtrian doctor, Manohar Kher, on Sunday, May 23rd, 1954, says that she proposed […]