Why did Dilip Kumar refuse to work onscreen with wife Saira Banu?
The couple have been married for 48 years now…
It is one of the most enduring marriages in Bollywood but Dilip Kumar reveals that though aware of her ‘crush’ on him, he annoyed Saira Banu by refusing to work with her in films as he thought she was too young to pair with him on screen. The heroine, who fell in love with Kumar after watching his 1952 film Aan, finally married the man of her dreams in 1966 when he was in his early 40s while she was 22. Click here to read more
Mother’s Day special: Amrita Singh, Kirron Kher, Dimple Kapadia – On-screen mothers who broke the conventional mould!
Here is the list of on-screen mothers, who dared to go the unconventional way
From Amrita Singh to Kirron Kher, on-screen mothers have dared to break the conventional mould. Here’s a list of films which presented moms in an unconventional way… Click here to read more
Fardeen Khan and wife Natasha expecting their first child
The actor’s wife had suffered a miscarriage last year, and sources say she is expecting again
Fardeen Khan and his wife Natasha Madhwani are expecting their first baby in December. The duo, who have been married for seven years, are currently in London staying with Natasha’s parents Mumtaz and Mayur Madhwani. Click here to read more
Sholay actor Kedarnath Sahab passes away
The character actor was seen in more than 500 films
Mid-Day reports that veteran character actor Kedarnath Sahab aka Segal Sahab passed away on September 29. Sahab acted in popular Amitabh Bachchan films like Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony and Deewar.
The actor’s funeral was held on September 30. Sahab acted in over 500 films in Bollywood. He had debuted in the movie Sikandar-E-Azam starring Prithviraj Kapoor, Mumtaz and Dara Singh and directed by Kedar Kapoor.
May his soul rest in peace.
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Zanjeer Pinky song making: Who inspired Priyanka Chopra’s look?
You may like it or you may hate it, but you just cannot ignore Pinky!
Priyanka Chopra’s latest dance number Pinky from Zanjeer hasn’t managed to beat the likes of Munni, Sheila or even the Jalebi Bai, but PC thinks this is ‘the’ party song of this year. Click here to read more
Lata Mangeshkar: Nargis and Meena Kumari were my favourite actors
The legendary singer, who has sung for almost every leading Bollywood actor, entered the industry in 1942 and she shares some memories
Lata Mangeshkar has lend her voice to almost all the top actors in the film industry, but she says her favourites were Meena Kumari and Nargis. Click here to read more
Mumtaz: Many big heroes refused to work with me
Yesteryear’s star Mumtaz started her career as a supporting actor, it was LV Prasad who elevated her to the rank of the main lead. But her journey was not easy as initially many lead actors refused to pair up with her.
Khilona was the turning point in Mumtaz‘s career, and in the same year she featured in V Shantaram’s Boond Jo Ban Gayi Moti with Jeetendra who refused to work with her. Click here to read more
The women who loved Rajesh Khanna…onscreen
The superstar wooed a whole galaxy of female co-stars in scores of movies. And they certainly seemed to enjoy every moment of the love-god’s magic!
Rajesh Khanna, often called Bollywood’s first real superstar, rose to staggering heights of popularity and fame ‘with his mesmerising charm and romantic roles he portrayed onscreen. Click here to read more
Bollywood stars’ signature moves
Bollywood is an exception when it comes to allowing its stars, especially the men, to experiment. The fans identify their idols by their signature moves and feel cheated if they are denied catching their heroes’ doing what they do best.
Over the years some stars have captured the imagination of their fans with their signature moves; so much so that it has become material for parody. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan birthday special: The angry young man and his six loves
Who paired best with the legend?
Amitabh Bachchan is best known for his angry young man image but as any woman knows, even a strong hero like him needs someone to support, care and tame that anger. There have been many who’ve stepped into that role on the big screen over the years – Smitha Patil, Mumtaz, Mala Sinha, Shabana Azmi, Neetu Singh, Jaya Prada, Waheeda Rehman and even Shilpa Shetty. As the legendary actor turns 69 today, we take a walk down memory lane and look at his six best leading ladies. Click here to read more