The lion on the logo of his banner, Minerva Movietone, could well symbolize Sohrab Modi’s own personality. The Minerva lion’s stentorian roar was respectfully heeded for more than two deca
As the leading light of three successive studios — Bombay Talkies, Filmistan and Filmalaya, Sasadhar Mukherji was justly famous for making films that represented cloth cut to the viewers’ exac
After Barua’s Devdas set a nationwide trend for apocalyptic despondency, Shantaram felt the need to relay a more positive message to the country’s youth. Consequently, he made his masterpi
A director and producer, Karimuddin Asif is best remembered for his dazzling period epic, Mughal-e-Azam. Born in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, he started off as assistant to his uncle, filmmaker and actor S.
A noted Hindi and Bengali film actor, Pradeep Kumar is best remembered for his performances in Mughal period dramas. Born Sital Batabyal, Pradeep Kumar began his career in 1944 as an assistant to came
From the scheming publisher in Pyaasa to the loyal friend in Chaudhvin Ka Chand to the decadent husband in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Rehman played characters of all shades. Born in 1923 in Lahore (now in