Tag: Cuckoo

Awaara (1951)

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On December 11, 2010

Awaara was the film that established Raj Kapoor as a major international film star; it also became one of the most popular Hindi films overseas (mainly in Asia and the former USSR) and was remade in m

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Shabnam (1949)

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In Musical
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On November 20, 2010
This latest Filmistan picture running to crowded houses at Roxy for many weeks now is a picture which does credit to S. Mukerji the producer, who gave us in the past pictures like Kangan, Bandhan, Naya Sansar etc. There are no less than ten songs, several dance numbers in which the selection of artistes has […]

Andaz (1949)

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On December 26, 2009

Mehboob Khan’s Andaz opened the prestigious new Liberty cinema in Bombay. Nargis plays the role of Neeta, a modern woman who mixes freely with men, rides horses and wears western clothes. She se

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Cuckoo – Profile

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In Actors & Actresses
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On November 27, 2009
Cuckoo – Profile Cuckoo was perhaps the first of the most well known dancing queens of Indian Cinema. Her predecessors were many, including a dancer called Azurie, who it is said Cuckoo modeled herself on. But in terms of the sheer body of work and its impact, Cuckoo would have to be the first among […]
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