In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, Sukanya Verma looks back at Raj Kapoor's Boot Polish (1954), starring Baby Naaz and Ratan Kumar. IMAGE: Rattan Kumar and Baby Naaz in Boot Polish When a pair of destitute brother and sister is left at the mercy of a heartless relative, the only solace they can find is in one another. They are somewhat like Hansel and Gretel but with no crumbs to strew the path, no home to trace back to and no parents to return ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'Dharmendra doesn't realise he is such a great man. According to him, he is just a schoolmaster's son.' 'Sunny speaks very little and has huge respect for his father. Whenever he is in the room, Sunny will be quiet or he will finish soon and leave.' 'Bobby is the laadla of his parents.' Director Anil Sharma gives us an insight into the Deol men, and other Bollywood Greats. Anil Sharma's phone rings in the middle of our conversation. It's Dharmendra, and the two start chatting warmly. The ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-speculated Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place on Monday, reports R Rajagopalan/Rediff.com. Speculation over the date of the Cabinet reshuffle has remained just that -- speculation -- with almost no details emerging when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will institute key changes in the portfolios held by his ministers. What we can tell you is this -- sources in Rashtrapati Bhavan have not received any message about the Cabinet reshuffle so far. Reports in ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Cabinet reshuffle on Monday, July 4 at 11 am? Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'I have only this to say to those who talk about Mewar rulers and Akbar's brutality -- do you expect a king to not expand his kingdom?''You have entire cities named after Muslim rulers. It's time our heroes got their due.'Manavi Kapur discovers how Akbar is remembered in Fatehpur Sikri and Chittorgarh. IMAGE: Tourists flock to view the splendour of Jodha Bai's palace at Fatehpur Sikri. "Welcome to the city of Akbar, the Great," announces an Archaeological Survey of India-certified ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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