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O P Nayyar -- Punjabi joie de vivre

To the film industry he was the “Rhythm King”. To me, O P Nayyar has always been more than just Master of Metre: he is right on top of my list of great music directors! 945 more words


Happy Birthday, Dilip Saab

Dilip Kumar turns 92 years old today. Also comes the good news that he has been discharged from the hospital today, which is where he has been the past few days, due to an infection. 1,125 more words

Mohd. Rafi

Happy Birthday, Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra!

8th December, 2014 marks the 70th birthday of the lovely Sharmila Tagore and the 79th birthday of the hunky Dharmendra: both artistes I am fond of (especially in their earlier roles). 2,477 more words

Asha Bhosle

Tere Ghar Ke Saamne (1963)

There are some movies that can be watched again and again – not necessarily because they are classics, but just because they are light, breezy, sweet and great fun.  1,786 more words

Asha Bhosle

Sau Baar Janam Lenge (Ustadon Ke Ustad, 1963)

There is a certain joy in listening to forgotten favourites in unexpected places – irrespective of the fact that the song is present in my current playlist.   485 more words

Asha Bhosle

Remembering Sanjeev Kumar

(Yes this post is a day early – but I am a bit tied up tomorrow and hence this post now.)

November 6, 2014 will mark the 29th death anniversary of one of Indian cinema’s… 2,071 more words

Mohammad Rafi - My Abba by Yasmin Khalid Rafi (Review)

“I think most memoirs, though they purport to be about this particular time or this person you met, are really about the effect that person or time had on you.”   1,421 more words