Category: Actors & Actresses

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Sanjeev Kumar

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On May 30, 2010
Sanjeev Kumar asserted the primacy of talent over looks, dancing skills and other such commercial considerations. He established a prodigious reputation as an actor par excellence by doing an amazing spectrum of roles. Which other actor could have been accepted as Jaya Bhaduri’s lover in Anamika (’73), within months of playing her father in Parichay […]

Sadhana

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On May 29, 2010

The serendiptuous 60s — the decade of all those popular, remunerative musicals. No heroine defined this decade better than the luminously lovely Sadhana. Not only was she a basic talisman for many o

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He was indubitably the most handsome hero of the pre-independence period. Imposingly tall and more regal than most kings, Prithviraj Kapoor straddled the world of films and theatre for 40 years. This dynast and his progeny Raj, Shammi and Shashi, each a major star, became justifiably celebrated as Bollywood’s first family. The son of a […]

Nadia

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On May 29, 2010

Nadia tossed the myth of the docile heroine into the air and shot it to smithereens with her trademark hey-y-y-y. She fenced with villains atop moving trains, swung precariously from chandeliers, whip

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Devika Rani

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On May 29, 2010
Devika Rani is one of the most delicately glamorous cinema stars we have ever seen. Sunday Pictorial, London You will never hear a lovelier voice or diction. Or see a lovelier face. Devika Rani is a singular beauty. The Star, London Devika Rani is so lovely, she puts the stereotyped charms of Hollywood blondes completely […]

Sulochana

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On May 29, 2010

Sulochana’s was the visage that changed the face of Indian cinema. Before her, the socially-disreputable job of playing cinema heroine was usually assigned to slim young men as even prostitutes

Saif Ali Khan

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On May 9, 2010

Saif Ali Khan is the eldest child of Sharmila Tagore, a glamorous actress of the 1960s and now head of the Film Censor Board, and former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Pataudi. Saif studied in Eng

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Kareena Kapoor

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On May 9, 2010
Kareena Kapoor, granddaughter of Raj Kapoor, voiced her intent to be an actress long before her older sister Karisma faced the camera for the first time. She grew up loving the old-style movies of Nargis, Madhubala, and Meena Kumari and the charm of classic 1950s cinema. She was confident one day she would be able […]
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