Kishore Kumar -Melodies For Life..


Abhas Kumar Ganguly is still regarded as one of the most talented singer of our nation. Mohd Rafi is a singing genius , Manna Dey is the Badshah of Classical and Semi-Classical gharana...well Kishore Kumar belongs to the aam admi and it is important to respect the taste of the mass also. Kishore Kumar is …

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Mohd Rafi-You are a Legend


It was the 15th August1996  in Kolkata and the local sound box in our para(read Mohalla) were tirelessly playing all the patriotic songs.Songs like 'Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo','Ae Watan Ae Watan Humko Teri Kasam' and 'Woh Bharat Desh Hain Mera" appeared in repeatative mode. I was enigmatically drawn to the unique voice of the …

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D for Dev Anand


D yani Dev Anand..people often label him as the Indian version of Gregory Peck...but I disdain it.He remains the most original  stylist Hero  in Bollywood.My journey of adoration started with Dev Anand during the year 1997.Yep I remember it correctly, J.P Dutta's Border was a huge success those days, so was Titanic...(all of us had …

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The 12 Best Literary Adaptations In Bollywood


Introduction Some extra intellectual movie buffs (including Desi, N.R.I and the Others) point out that there is dearth of good work in Bollywood and  it is all about gimmicks, useless songs and dance sequences. Also they are unable to adapt any kind of literary texts  successfully into the silver screen etc . So for them …

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