Ever since Wazir Mohammed Khan sang De de khuda ke naam pe pyaare in Ardeshir Irani's Alam Ara (1931), the Hindi film song has served a variety of functions. From espousing the cause of nationalism (Door haton, door hathon aye duniyaawaalon ... DNA India, 1 day ago
The film-maker Manmohan Desai's father Kikubhai Desai owned Paramount Studios, which made films during the silent era. Kikubhai died young as a result of which the family's wealth diminished overnight. Kikubhai's son and Manmohan's elder brother ...DNA India, 1 week ago
Baldev Raj Chopra or BR Chopra came to Hindi cinema after initially working as a film editor of a film magazine in Lahore. BR saw films as an effective medium to bring about social change. Some of the filmmaker's early works such as Naya Daur (1957) ...DNA India, 2 weeks ago
In Dec 2012, while giving an exclusive interview to a London-based journalist Ashanti Omkar, Salman Khan had candidly talked about his co-star of 'Dabangg 2' Sonakshi Sinha, his father Salim Khan, his brother Arbaaz Khan and what's in store for the ...Meri News, 1 month ago
Poetry and prose were his playmates and the stage his playground as Ramesh Talwar grew up closely with uncle and playwright/director Sagar Sarhadi. Theatre and films were then an organic choice for young Ramesh. He cherishes his early memories of ...FilmFare.com, 1 month ago
In an interview to the Indian Literary Review (September 1979-80 edition), the screenwriter and journalist Khwaja Ahmad Abbas said, I want to communicate my ideas, my impulses, my ideologies to other people. That is my basic interest in writing, in ...DNA India, 1 month ago
The Bhartiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh will move firmly ahead on its dalit agenda and BSP president Mayawati will be its main target. Upper castes, who have been the mainstay of BJP's politics, have been surprisingly ignored. A majority of the ...Asian Age, 1 month ago
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