The legendary star turns 75 today! Not many can boast of a success like Jeetendra's. To understand the pulse of your audience is equivalent to a super power in showbusiness and the star's 'acting wohi hai jo public enjoy kare' mantra stood him in good stead. He didn't exactly grow up harboring celluloid dreams -- he started as simply 'Ravi Kapoor' to his friends and family, lending a helping hand in his father's modest costume jewelry business by delivering pieces to Bollywood's leading ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh wayward Romeos would all be in the lock-up, says Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com 'The pursuit of happiness... in Lucknow of the 1950s meant pursuing girls... The theatre of operations revolved around Hazratganj... They would arrive in cars and rickshaws wearing tight, extremely tight, salwars and kurtas... Glances were exchanged, remarks were passed, optimistic conclusions were reached...' -- Vinod Mehta, Lucknow Boy, 2011. For generations ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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