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, 1 month 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, 3 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
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