Category: Bollywood

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 [ Back to Meenu Mumtaz’s Menu ] Her Career Beginnings Mumtaz Ali’s (Meenu Mumtaz’s father) errant, drunken ways prevented him from securing a job. Although he was famous as a dancer and character- artist in films, and many in the industry wanted him in their films, they avoided signing him on because he could no […]
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Sachin Bhowmick

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On July 17, 2011
Sachin Bhowmick had nearly 100 films stories and screenplays to his credit, and gifted a romantic image to many Bollywood heroes. It has become a cliché to say an era has ended with the passing away of so and so, but in the death of veteran Indian screenplay writer, Sachin Bhowmick, it stressed a bitter […]
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[ Back to Jamuna Barua’s Menu ] Jamuna Barua’s film career began — and ended — with the redoubtable Pramathesh Barua who probably does not have a match in Indian cinema in terms of achievement. Among his many achievements is his discovery of Jamuna Devi. Starting with a bit role in Barua’s first film for […]
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Shyama – Profile

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On March 30, 2011
[Back to Shyama’s Menu] Way back in the mid-forties, a little girl saw a picture starring Ishwarlal and that matchless singing siren of Indian screen, Khurshid. Khurshid’s sad soulful melodies, captured her heart and brought tears to her eyes. The name of that little girl was also Khurshid. After seeing the film, she asked herself: […]
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