And no, says Sukanya Verma, the list doesn't start and stop with Boman Irani! Often caricatured on celluloid, there's more to the small but solid Parsi community than quirks and accent. Quite a few of them have made an invaluable contribution to the Hindi film industry with their artistic vision and compelling talent. In Rangoon, an ambitious period drama directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, Saif Ali Khan's character is named Rustom Bilimoria, a Parsi film producer. Here's looking at Bollywood's best ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
'During the recording of Umrao Jaan, Asha Bhosle started feeling uneasy.' 'She asked if she could sing in her own scale. She said she couldn't sing in that low pitch.' 'The whole studio was tensed because everyone knew that there were differences between Ashaji and Khayyamsaab. The differences were so much that she may stage a walkout.' Veteran music composer Khayyam revisits Umrao Jaan. Even at 91, music composer Khayyam refuses to retire. On his birthday on February 18, he released ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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