Majaz, based on the life of Asraul Haq Majaz, the John Keats of Urdu poetry, marks Talat Aziz's debut as a composer in Hindi cinema.The film could have been an excellent biopic had it stuck to the poet's poetic self rather than his unfulfilled love, says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. IMAGE: 'Majaz is a period film, so the costumes, manners and values shown in the film recall a decadant feudal culture which, if it had its drawbacks, also had its own attraction.'A poster for the film Majaz. ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
As a gentle breeze wafted across from the Arabian Sea, accompanied by the lightest of drizzles, Talat Aziz began to sing. For the large crowd that had gathered on the Bhatt Road Beach some two hours before, it was worth the wait.The Hindu, 1 month ago
* Rise of hardline Hindu priest shocks Indian establishment * Adityanath has spoken out against Muslims in the past * His tone more moderate during campaign and since promotion * Muslims in Uttar Pradesh state unnerved, lay low * Meat workers go on strike, ...Sify, 1 day ago
A promotional event for Chivas 18 Alchemy was held in Mumbai on Saturday, March 25. Bollywood celebs attended the gala. Shamita Shetty looks hot in black. Kunal Kapoor will be seen next in the trilingual film Veeram. Do you think he has the hottest back? VOTE! Interior designer Sussanne Khan. Sussanne's mother Zarine Khan and her sister Simone Arora were also present. Sussanne's brother Zayed Khan with his wife Malaika. Television actress Simone ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Acting legend Om Puri passed into the ages on January 6 at his residence in Mumbai. His prayer service, was conducted by former wife Seema Kapoor as well as his estranged wife Nandita Puri, at two locations. While Seema held the prayer service at a gurudwara in Four Bungalows (in Andheri, a western suburb of Mumbai), Nandita organised it at the ISKCON temple in Juhu, just a few kilometers away, and it was attended by several of Om's friends from the film fraternity. Nandita ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
This is an era where every fifth film has a ‘re-created’ version of an older song (the recent Wajah Tum Ho had three of the four compositions sourced from older tracks). The re-creations are spilling out of our ears in the past decade and more and have ...Bollywood Hungama, 2 months ago
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