When actress Durga Khote asked for glycerin while shooting a scene that required her to cry, filmmaker Debaki Kumar Bose refused and kept raining harsh words at her till tears flowed down her cheeks. The film was Sita and it went on to become the first film ... The Telegraph, 2 months ago
A still from the National Award-winning film Kaphal. On November 14, Children's Film Society of India (CFSI), a department under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting that produces children's films, will host its first edition of the ...Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
Films and postal services have one thing in common — public anticipation. And incidentally, postmen are one of the few categories of public servants who have found adequate representation in films. The 2014 Marathi film, Tapaal, is about the ...Mid Day, 1 month ago
In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like Mughal-E-Azam, Jis Desh Main Ganga Behti Hai, Kohinoor, Barsaat Ki Raat and Chaudhvin Ka Chand, master filmmaker Bimal Roy reiterates the power of simplicity with his 1960 offering Parakh. Seldom mentioned in the same breath as his more eulogised works like Do Bigha Zamin, Devdas, Bandini, Sujata or ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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