Category: Bollywood

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Nisar Bazmi

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On September 28, 2009
The undisputed king of Lollywood music in the 1960s and the ’70s, the musician Nisar Bazmi breathed his last on March 22, 2007, after a career that spanned six decades. Born Syed Nisar Ahmed in Bombay, India, in 1924 to a religious family, he had to change his last name to Bazmi after he got […]
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Rehana Rehana took the cine-world by storm, when she first appeared on the silver screen way back in the mid-40s. After doing some unmemorable supporting roles, Rehana made her debut as a leading lady in Hum Ek Hain (1946) – a movie about national unity. Incidentally, Hum Ek Hain also marked Dev Anand’s debut. The […]

Bhagwan

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On September 12, 2009

Bhagwan Bhagwan Abaji Pandav, better known as Bhagwan or Bhagwan Dada, was acknowledged as an ace comic actor. His musical film, "Albela", released in 1951, has stood the test of time. Even

Ashok Kumar

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On September 12, 2009

Ashok Kumar was one of the first stars of Indian cinema. Born in Bhagalpur, Bihar, Kumar’s given name was Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly. The son of a lawyer and deputy magistrate, Kumar briefly studied

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