Ashok Kumar

April 2012

Baadbaan (1954) – Review

By |April 1st, 2012|

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August 2011

Booklet of Sangram (1950) – Starring Nalini Jaywant and Ashok Kumar

By |August 11th, 2011|

Nalini Jaywant generated some controversy when she donned swimsuit for this film in 1950.

May 2011

Ashok Kumar on Meena Kumari

By |May 25th, 2011|

Meena wasn’t beautiful in the conventional sense, her charm lay in her sexy voice. Also, when she walked, her hips swayed very seductively and when I took her for Parineeta (1953), I asked Bimal (Roy) to zoom in on her back while she was […]

December 2010

Samadhi (1950)

By |December 31st, 2010|

Patriotic drama addressing Subhash Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army. Following Bose’s call on Indian youth to join in the anti- imperialist front, Shekhar (Ashok Kumar) abandons his wealth to join the INA. In Singapore his elder brother Suresh (Shyam), who is a […]

Sangram (1950)

By |December 31st, 2010|

“Sangram” is a precursor to the cop-father-criminal-son that later came to be a favorite Bollywood theme, though it was made in noir style cinema that had begun to inspire filmmakers, and Gyan Mukherjee was no exception.

A cop brings up his motherless son, spoiling him […]

Khilari (1950) Poster – Starring – Suraiya and Ashok Kumar

By |December 26th, 2010|

Filmfare Cover – Ashok Kumar (1955)

By |December 26th, 2010|

Ashok Kumar’s Bedroom

By |December 26th, 2010|

Ashok Kumar’s drawing room dominated by the panther

By |December 26th, 2010|

Ashok Kumar offering drink

By |December 26th, 2010|