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My favourite Meena Kumari songs

Today is the 43rd death anniversary of one of the most iconic stars of Hindi cinema. The Tragedy Queen, as she was dubbed, thanks to the number of weepy roles that she played, Meena Kumari is one of the best-known actresses of her generations till date. 1,385 more words

Asha Bhosle

Aye Dil-e-Nadaan

Given Below are the lyrics of the song “aye dil-e-nadaan” from the film  Razia Sultan directed by Kamal Amrohi. The film stars Hema Malini, Parveen Bhabi and Dharmendra in lead roles. 287 more words

Urdu Musings

Mahal (1949)

“Mahal” (महल) is a 1949 suspense thriller film revolving around purported reincation. It was directed by Kamal Amrohi and starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala. It was India’s first reincarnation thriller film. 469 more words

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Book Review: Meghnad Desai’s ‘Pakeezah: An Ode to a Bygone World’

When I posted my review of Pakeezah last week, I mentioned that I’d be posting something further about Pakeezah. This is it, and the reason why I rewatched… 1,357 more words

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