October 2016

Shekhar – Interview

By |October 29th, 2016|

A handsome and popular actor of four years’ standing, Shekhar is a charming young man with an easy, polished manner and poised naturalness which are far more attractive in real life than on the screen.

About five feet eight inches tall, with a shock of […]

Actor’s Angle… by Dev Anand

By |October 21st, 2016|

I have been asked to write on the actor’s angle. Photographically speaking, it means his profile, a three-quarters presentation or a flat, front view of his features. When you discuss the actor’s angle with a cameraman, he will immediately speak in these terms of […]

Vyjayanthimala – Down Memory Lane…

By |October 16th, 2016|

MEMORIES. . . can one ever recall them all, or can one ever forget them all?

To remember only the happy ones is easier said than done. Because memories, good and bad, are an integral part of oneself.

I was reading once that memory is pure […]

Shashi Kapoor on his Gorgeous Women

By |October 9th, 2016|

The first woman I fell in love with was my mother. I know that every son loves his mother, but I was also fascinated by her. I met other women and my obsession lessened, though my love continued to strengthen. She was a very […]

Durga Khote – Interview

By |October 8th, 2016|

A LEADING actress of the stage and screen for the last twenty years, Durga Khote is a lovely woman in every sense of the word. Tall, with exquisitely chiselled features and a beautiful dimpled smile, she is possessed of an inherent sweetness which transforms […]

September 2016

Master Nissar – Interview

By |September 11th, 2016|

The year 1932: The then Governor of Bombay State, Lord Brabourne, after whom the city Stadium is named, went to see the shooting of the hero, who had become such an eminently popular figure. He was honoring a great artiste.

Today’s Governor of Maharashtra, Nawab […]

August 2016

Sohrab Modi – Interview

By |August 27th, 2016|

Sohrab Modi’s worst subject in school was history. Yet, the little boy who hated his history classes is today renowned as India’s foremost producer of historical films.

But a deep love and study of Shakespeare gave Sohrab Modi a taste for history. He found that […]

Nazima – Interview

By |August 27th, 2016|

The film world is full of paradoxes. The men who guide its destiny want something but refuse to accept the obvious. They skip over what is theirs for the mere asking and hunt for something else. For instance, there is a cry for new […]

Vinita Butt – Interview

By |August 26th, 2016|

She is Mrs. Arthur James Vining in private life and, after her marriage last November, she decided she would hibernate, for at least one whole year, in the cosy warmth of wedded bliss.

But, once an actress always an actress. And Vinita Butt, unable to […]

Raja Sulochana – Interview

By |August 26th, 2016|

Among the several charming leading ladies of South India’s film industry who could be met on a short visit to Madras is that attracive actress who goes by the unusual name of Raja Sulochana.

A little over five feet in height, she has a dark […]