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Mohd. (Mohammed) Rafi – The Legend (part I)

Tere aane ki aas hai dost, sham phir kyon udas hai dost, mehki-mehki fiza yeh keh rahi hai, tu kahin aas paas hai dost… Rafi Saab, is indeed the best …

Naushad (1919 – 2006)

Naushad, one of the greatest music composers of Indian cinema is no more with us. The orcehstra of golden era of the bollywood, passed in Mumbai away on …

Lata Mangeshkar – Biography (Part III)

Her versatility is linked to her intrinsic sensitivity as this anecdote proves. Bimal Roy once persuaded Salil da to sing a complex Bengali song. Salil da …

Raj Kapoor & His Films – Part I

Raj Kapoor always remained on the straight and narrow path that he had started on almost fifty years ago. He has changed the locale, the environment, moved out …

Lata Mangeshkar – Biography (Part II)

Rendezvous with Mysteros 1949,was the breakthrough year for Lataji. Four years earlier veteran composer Mst. Ghulam Haider from Sind had accompanied the young …

Lata Mangeshkar – Biography (Part I)

Little Lata, came home after watching K.L.Saigal’s ‘Chandidas’ directed by Nitin Bose and declared that she would marry Saigal Saab when she …

Satyajit Ray (1921-1992)

In a 1948 article entitled, “What is Wrong with Indian Films,” Ray criticized India’s movement away from art and towards either musicals or …

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