Tag: Tabassum

In both Badi Behen (1950) and Moti Mahal (1952), I played her younger sister. The song Chee chee rona from Moti Mahal was filmed on us. When she’d hug me, her perfume filled my senses. I asked which one it was. She said it was ‘Worth’. I also began wearing that. I was to die […]

Sangram (1950)

On December 31, 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 Muk

Deedar (1951)

On September 18, 2010

Adapting much of the K.L. Saigal type of melodrama, the tale opens with adolescents Shamu (Dilip Kumar) and childhood sweetheart Mala (Nargis). Mala’s rich father (Sapru) disapproves and when th

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