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 […]

November 2010

Meena Shorey – Motilal

By |November 7th, 2010|

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LA-RA-LAPPA! Here they come! Filmland’s most lovable romantic-comedy stars, the versatile, debonair Motilal and the plump, pretty and very mischievous Meena.

It all started with “Ek Thi […]

May 2010

Bollywood Pairs – Pran – Noor Jehan

By |May 7th, 2010|

Right from his first film, in which he played villain, Pran was cast opposite some of the most beautiful women in the subcontinent.

Noorjehan was the first of them.

Noorjehan, which means light of the world, went on to become the singing sensation of the subcontinent. […]

November 2009

Bina Roy – Premnath

By |November 26th, 2009|

Premnath was a dashing young man, slim, smart and handsome. He was liked by cinegoers in films like Sagai, Buzdil, Naujawan, Barsat, Saqi, Dard-e-Dil, in which he appeared as a hero opposite top-ranking heroines of those days.

The first movie in which he […]

Meena Kumari & Kamal Amrohi

By |November 21st, 2009|

Three days after Meena Kumari’s death we met Kamal Amrohi at his house, “Rembrandt,” on Pali Hill. The place wore a gloomy look. Kamal Amrohi sat engrossed, listening to the tape-recorded voice of Meena Kumari.

It was an old sponsored program, broadcast over Radio Ceylon […]

Dilip Kumar – Suraiya

By |November 14th, 2009|

Dilip Kumar and Suraiya’s fans must have thought at some point , why Dilip Kumar and Suraiya never worked together? Recently, a book by senior journalist Zakhmi Kanpuri has been published from Karachi. He tried to shed some light on this issue. I am […]