May 2011

Ava Gardner in Pakistan (1955) during the shooting of Hollywood’s Bhowani Junction (1956)

By |May 24th, 2011|

Hollywood’s Bhowani Junction (1956), starring Ava Gardner and Stewart Granger, was shot in and around Lahore, under the direction of George Cukor. Based on John Master’s novel, it was set in the post-World War II period, showing the inner conflict of a Eurasian woman, […]

November 2010

Mukesh – Naushad Collaboration

By |November 27th, 2010|

Naushad composed approximately 23 songs for Mukesh, out of which 15 were solos and 8 were duets. Naushad used Mukesh’s voice in 2 phases. The first was late 40’s phase (1948-1949), when Naushad created some of the best gems for Mukesh including Kabhi dil […]

K.L. Saigal – Naushad Collaboration

By |November 25th, 2010|

Saigal sang 6 songs [1 duet, 5 solos] for Naushad. They came together for first and last time in Shah Jehan in 1946, which was one of the last films in which Saigal acted. Shah Jehan also marked the debut of lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri.
Naushad […]

Meena Shorey – Motilal

By |November 7th, 2010|

Pictures accompanying this article – Pic 1 – Pic 2 – Pic 3 – Pic 4 – Pic 5
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 […]

October 2010

Lata Mangeshkar – Sajjad Hussain Collaboration

By |October 30th, 2010|

Back to Legends – Lata Mangeshkar

Sajjad Hussain was known as the only original composer of Hindi cinema. His compositions rank amongst the most complex scores of Hindi film music. Known for his forthrightness which resulted in many tussles and controversies, he ended up doing […]

August 2010

Clark Gable – Publicity shot for Mogambo (1953)

By |August 7th, 2010|

Joan Crawford – Publicity shot for Sudden Fear (1952)

By |August 7th, 2010|

Rita Hayworth – Publicity Shot for Affair in Trinidad (1952)

By |August 7th, 2010|

Rock Hudson – Publicity shot for Iron man (1951)

By |August 7th, 2010|

Piper Laurie and Rock Hudson – Publicity shot for The Golden Blade (1953)

By |August 7th, 2010|