An interview with music director Nashad (Shaukat Dehalvi Nashad) who gave us some immortal songs in films like Naghma (1953), Darwaza (1954), Baradari (1955), Zindagi Ya Toofan (1958) and later in Pakistan in Salgirah (1969), Eik Raat (1972), Hill Station (1972) etc. Thanks to Vikas Zutshi for bringing this to my attention. ... See more
Very Old Interview of Music Director Nashad By Tariq Aziz and songs of Mehdi Hasaan and Shazia.from Films Afshan,Azmat,Duniya Gol hai.
Middle Eastern actors and dancers have sporadically made appearances in Indo-Pak films since 1930s. The earliest such appearance was of Arab dancer Suraiyya (Pic 1.) in 1930s Hindi film. Pic 2. shows Egyptian dancer and actress Nadia Gamal who acted in Prem Pujari (1970). She is often credited as the originator of the modern style of Lebanese raqs sharqi, or belly dance Pic 3. shows Iranian actor Mohammad Ali Fardin who acted in Indo-Iranian co-production Subah-o-Shaam (1972). Pic 4. shows Turkish actress Nazan Sanchi who acted in a couple of Pakistani films including Hulchal (1985), Zanjeer (1986), and Manila ki Bijlian (1987). ... See more
K.N. Singh - one of the finest villains of his time talks about his memorable roles... After “Milap”—in which I did a brief role as a prosecuting attorney against Prithviraj Kapoor on the defense, a role which I suppose was interesting because of my family’s legal background—A. R. Kardar brought me to Bombay, cast me in “Baghban (1938),” directed by him for Mr. Y. A. Fazalbhoy’s General Films. Baghban is the film Singh rates highest. He played a villain in it “but the violence was not physical but subtly mental.” To this role and film, Singh ascribes his “continuance” in films... READ MORE... ... See more
"Dont ever run away from things. You have to face facts," Debaki Bose once told me, the man to whom I was introduced by Prithviraj Kapoor, who gave me
The tune of Chhabili's song Lehroun pe lehar is based on The Man Who Plays The Mandolino (1957) by Dean Martin, listen to the original below
Lehroun pe lehar, ulfat hai jawan - Nutan and Hemant Kumar singing for Snehal Bhatkar in Chhabili (1969). The song (especially the tune) is a plagiarized version of The Man Who Plays The Mandolino (1957) by Dean Martin ... See more
Song : lahro pe lahar ulfat hai jawan... Singers: Hemant Kumar,Nutan, Lyricist: S Ratan, Music Director: Snehal Bhatkar, Producer/Director: Shobhana Samarth,...