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Sanam (1951)

I started off being a diehard fan of Dev Anand’s. While in school and college, pretty much all of Dev Anand’s films I’d seen were the ones Doordarshan aired: … 2,057 more words

Dusted Off

Kala Pani (Raj Khosla, 1958) – justice not done

Much before I knew Raj Khosla or Sachin Dev Burman or ‘Kala Pani’ (Raj Khosla, 1958), as a child, I knew the songs ‘Hum bekhudi mein tum ko pukaare chale gaye’ (Mohammad Rafi) 460 more words

The Movies

Manzil (Mandi Burman, 1960) – the moon, and you and me

I really liked the first half of ‘Manzil’ (Mandi Burman, 1960); the romance between Raju (Dev Anand) and Pooja (Nutan) had all the innocence of first love with the physicality of young hormones at play. 730 more words

The Movies

A gentleman and a loafer ! Both at the same time ?

Shareef Budmaash (1973) is a crime-thriller directed by skilled director Raj Khosla, starring Dev Anand and Hema Malini in lead roles. Dev Anand himself has produced it under his banner Navketan. 943 more words

Movie Review

1040. Rafi's Romantic Song: sun le tuu dil kii sadaa...

Music: S.D. Burman
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Maiden release in Bombay at Roxy Cinema.

Rafi’s Romantic Song: sun le tuu dil kii sadaa… 484 more words

Mohammed Rafi

Greatest Heroines... Rehana


Light. Camera. Action….Those staccato words can transform a giggly Rehana into a slinky seductress. The name Rehana may not ring a bell but she did take the cine-world by storm back in the days. 187 more words

100 Years of Hindi Film History in 10 Stars

This is fun, doing these little over view posts!  The lists help me from getting all tangled up in my own thoughts, and let you join the discussion, because everyone has an opinion on what wasn’t included and should have been, and what was included and shouldn’t have been. 3,057 more words