Time was when music drove the audience to the theatres. Radio programmes such as Binaca Geetmala used to make or break careers. Producers begged and cajoled composers and singers to give their best as it led to better footfalls in cinema halls. FilmFare.com, 1 month ago
Someone recently sent me a compilation called Geetmala Ki Chhaon Mein (volumes 36-40), brought under the aegis of SA RE GA MA by Ameen Sayani, covering Hindi film music from 1973-75. I was told there are 50 such volumes, covering the heyday of the ...FilmFare.com, 2 months ago
KOLKATA: All India Radio's Vividh Bharati Service, launched in 1957 essentially as a response to the appeal of Radio Ceylon's Binaca Geetmala in India, moved to an FM platform here on Friday. Similar shifts will occur in the other three metros over ...Times of India, 1 day ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Deven Verma The Hindu Archives Basu Chatterjee TOPICS As a little boy in primary school, I would sing Mummy o mummy tu kab saas banegi and run across my courtyard. My mother followed ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Take it or leave it, television is an indispensable part of our lives. Today, TV dictates our evenings and we’d rather skip meeting people than miss our favourite show. On the occasion of World TV Day this Friday, Anurag Mallick & Priya ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Hers was the face that changed the way the Hindi film heroine looked. She came in like a dewy breeze, fresh as her newly-washed tresses, left loose and languid. Not above five feet, her simplicity and formidable talent made her tower over heroines ...FilmFare.com, 1 month ago
Unknown places with unpronounceable names appeared in the drawing room, and we scurried to our school atlases only to find that they were too small to be found in it Shreekant Sambrani October 17, 2014 Last Updated at 22:38 IST Many other changes ...Business Standard India, 2 months ago
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