August 2011

Dulari – Interview

By |August 26th, 2011|

The front door of the apartment opens and the appetizing aroma of garam masala greets you. Dulari is in the kitchen frying purees. You have to reassure your­self several times that this lady, with the front of her sari tucked in a little higher, […]

Pakistan – Latest Interview with Reema

By |August 25th, 2011|

After over two decades in the spotlight, Reema still comes across queries as mundane as “when will you get married?” However, she answers them with the enthusiasm of a giddy teen.

Dressed in a white outfit as she frequently adjusts her bangs and tosses her […]

Sardar Malik – Interview

By |August 7th, 2011|

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Sardar Malik was destined to live his life in the wings so to speak, because fate seemed to turn against him early in his career. Yet one sees no bitterness in him, no sign of regret except a […]

Mala Sinha – Random thoughts on life as an actress

By |August 4th, 2011|

I remember, my first make-up session at the studio… The make-up man applied the foundation and then let me look in the mirror.

“Hey, I look like a mashed potato,” I cried, indignantly.

But when the make-up was completed, I was amazed… or was it, aghast […]

July 2011

K.N. Singh – Interview

By |July 31st, 2011|

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The eyebrows rearrange themselves in a slight arch. The lips twitch into a sneer. An aura of menace pervades as the throat is gently cleared. And the index finger of the right hand is crooked, to summon a […]

20 random questions for Rajesh Khanna

By |July 29th, 2011|

1. What were you in your previous life?

An Actor

2. What would you like to be in your next life?

An actress – they get things on a platter.

3. In whose shoes would you like to be ten years from now?

Gorbachev’s – he’s the man of […]

Faryal – Interview

By |July 15th, 2011|

“…Believe me it isn’t a common experience having one’s bra opened by Shatrughan Sinha. It is a very, very different experience. He is simply fabulous… ” The mere recounting of her bedroom scenes with Shatrughan in “Heera” seemed to send Faryal into a fit […]

Yakub – Interview

By |July 11th, 2011|

He joined the Navy to see the world and he saw a bit more than just the sea! Yakub toured the Continent, then came back to become a “stunt hero”.

Born in Jabalpur in 1904, Yukubkhan Mehboob Khan, the Indian screen’s unsurpass­able villain, was a […]

Nazneen – Interview (II)

By |July 7th, 2011|

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A Delhi magazine recently put Nazneen in its list of ten most beautiful women. A photographer friend, she says, sent a picture of hers off and that was that. And looking at all the photographs […]

Nazneen – Interview

By |July 7th, 2011|

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A LARGE wooden name plate  with “Nazneen” written in English but with Arabic-style lettering greets you at the en­trance to her flat on Bhulabhai Desai Road. Nazneen can claim to have the largest name plate […]