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Moving pictures 2017, #32

Two Hollywood films in this batch, although I’m not entirely sure that label can be applied to the first US film mentioned – Noomi Rapace as the female lead! 1,895 more words


Hindi Film 101: Meena Kumari Part 3, The Last Loves

Second to last Meena post! I was hoping to squish it all into this one.  But I can’t short-change Dharmendra!  Or her epic death. (part 1… 2,113 more words

Hindi Film 101

Hindi Film 101: Meena Kumari Part 2, The Years as a Wife

Welcome back to Meena Kumari part 2!  As I mentioned in the first part, this is almost entirely based on her classic biography, published within weeks of her death.   2,065 more words

Hindi Film 101

Hindi Film 101: Meena Kumari Part 1, The Years as a Daughter

I’m finally doing Meena Kumari!  Because she was consistently the second choice every time I gave you options.  And because I have this book (be aware, it’s written in an unusual style for a bio.   2,445 more words

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Pakeezah - 1971

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  1. Director: Kamal Amrohi
  2. Alternative Titles: Pure One; Pure Heart; The Pure
  3. Country: India; Year: 1971; Language: Hindi; Runtime: 175 min; Color: Color; Sound:
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Aag ka kya hai, pal do pal mein lagti hai...

Kaif Bhopali was an Indian Urdu poet and lyricist. He was a well-known poet in the Urdu mushaira circles, he is most known as the writer of songs like… 267 more words

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