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Veteran film photographer Dhiraj Chawda passes away: a tribute
The ace lensman had captured the most famous Bollywood stars in his portraits
Bollywood photographer Dhiraj Chawda breathed his last on November 6, 2012 at the age of 92. The lensman had shot some great portraits of the most famous names in entertainment, including Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Shashi Kapoor, Rajnikanth, Zeenat Aman, Lata Mangeshkar, Sunil Dutt and Nargis and family, Sharmila Tagore, Waheeda Rehman, Rekha, Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan, Riteish Deshmukh are crazy, sexy, cool: Dabboo Ratnani
Celeb photographer Dabboo Ratnani talks about shooting Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh for his 2012 calendar
Which is your fave picture from your 2012 calendar? And which is the most challenging one you have shot?
All 24 are equally good for me. All are very close to my heart. Riteish Deshmukh’s picture was very interesting. This whole thing of a guy at a petrol pump holding a fuel hose with a lit match…. Of course, we put the flame in post production, but I feel this picture was quite crazy. I call my series ‘Crazy, sexy, cool’ and this was quite like that. It was daredevilry and yet it was great fun. Riteish has a great sense of humour and he kept us in splits with his deadly wisecracks.
Shahrukh Khan looks very different in his picture – almost unrecognisable. How did that come about? Click here to read more
Big B, Priyanka, Bipasha in Dabboo Ratnani’s 2012 Calendar: sneak peek
Watch the making of photographer Dabboo Ratnani’s 2012 Calendar
Dabboo Ratnani is one of the most sought after celebrity photographers in Bollywood, and his yearly calendar is the most awaited. He has clicked rare pictures of all the top stars of B-town year after year. Right from Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Arjun Rampal to Sushmita Sen, Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Kajol, Asin, Genelia and…the list is endless! BollywoodLife presents to you the making of Dabboo’s 2012 Calendar, with Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Bipasha Basu.
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What makes Ranbir, Abhishek and Ranveer good models?
Fashion photographer Rohan Shrestha tells us who his favourite Bollywood celebrities are and what makes them special
He has a father who has made a huge name with his images of the celebrity denizens of B-town. Now 26-year-old Rohan Shrestha, son of one of Bollywood’s leading photographers, Rakesh Shrestha, is a fashion photographer, a field he stepped into in 2009. And he has managed to work with some of the biggest names in celebville in a short span of time. Click here to read more