From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright chandeliers, the soulful strains of the sarangi, the leathery beats of the tabla, the fragrance of incense, courtesans in rich silken graces, night-long mushaira, melt-in-the-mouth kebabs, flaky sheermal and tehzeeb that is as legendary as the mazes in Bhulbhulaiya. String all these together and you are in the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Director Sandip Ray opens up on why he chose Satyajit Ray's Badshahi Angti to reboot the Feluda series, his lead actor, shooting in Lucknow and more. The countdown has begun. In a few days, the lid will be lifted off Badshahi Angti — another ...Times of India, 4 days ago
MUMBAI: As friends and fans prepare to observe Farooque Shaikh's first Remembrance Day December 28, the producer who gave him his first break on Doordarshan misses him keenly. Suman Bajaj Kalra may have left Bombay Doordarshan years ago but did the ...Times of India, 5 days ago
1. Amitabh Bachchan’s screen name has been Vijay in 20 films till date, ‘Zanjeer’ (1973) being the first and ‘Rann’ (2009) being the latest. 2. Amitabh featured in the 2010 Malayalam film ‘Kandahar’, alongside ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
Every year around this time, a section of the media goes abuzz with news of India’s nomination of a film to be entered into the race for the Academy Award for the best foreign film. The Film Federation of India (FFI) appoints a committee to choose one film ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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