October 2012

Premnath in Hollywood with Susan Hayward and Robert Wagner

By |October 27th, 2012|

September 2011

Lata Mangeshkar – Anil Biswas Collaboration

By |September 25th, 2011|

Lata sang approximately 120 songs for Anil Biswas in 29 Hindi films. Out of these, approximately 88 were solos and the rest were duets or songs involving more than 2 singers.
Lata Mangeshkar on Anil Biswas
Another music director steeped in classical and folk music is […]

Mohammad Rafi – Naushad Collaboration

By |September 11th, 2011|

Naushad on Mohammad Rafi

Speaking about Rafi Saab’s singing qualities, I have always been of the opinion that he was very sentimental and worked extra hard at songs which were raga based and melodious. Though people call him versatile, which he was in many senses […]

August 2011

Dilip Kumar – Nimmi

By |August 25th, 2011|

“Please God, make me a great film star so that Dilip will ask to play opposite me”!

This is what the petite Nimmi prayed for every day, when she was told that Dilip Kumar found her “too young” to be his co-star.

Her superb grey-green eyes […]

July 2011

Vintage Lux Beauties – Nanette Fabray (1950)

By |July 6th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Read more about her HERE

June 2011

Vintage Lux Beauties – Carole Lombard (1935)

By |June 25th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Perhaps because of her tragic, early death, or maybe because she was blonde and gorgeous, Carole Lombard is revered even to this day as the crowning female practitioner of sophisticated 1930s comedy. She did indeed […]

Nimmi with Errol Flynn

By |June 24th, 2011|

Bollywood’s film Aan (1952) was one of the first Indian movies to have a world wide release. The film had extremely lavish premiere in London where Nimmi met many western film personalities including Errol Flynn. When Flynn attempted to kiss her hand she pulled […]

Vintage Lux Beauties – Renée Adorée (1928)

By |June 18th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Renée Adorée was a French actress who appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s.

Vintage Lux Beauties – Ann Blyth (1950)

By |June 16th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – She was groomed to be a singer, but it is for playing one of the screen’s great spoiled brats that Ann Blyth will be best remembered. A child prodigy, she began singing professionally at age 5, […]

Vintage Lux Beauties

By |June 14th, 2011|

Film actresses have long been endorsing Lux Toilet soap. In the past, it was considered a privilege to endorse Lux Soap, and many Hollywood, Bollywood and Lollywood actresses have endorsed it through the years. This section will be devoted to Vintage Lux Beauties.

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Ann Blyth […]