Rauf Ahmed News
What makes Salman Khan No.1?
From Maine Pyar Kiya to Ek Tha Tiger, one thing has remained constant and that is the Salman Khan mania. We take a look at some of the reasons behind the ever-increasing market value of Bollywood’s mega star
Rarely do you see superstars like Salman Khan. An actor whose first film as a solo hero (Maine Pyar Kiya – 1989) was a blockbuster; the next 20 years were nothing but the scariest of roller coaster rides, with the last three years being his best. Click here to read more
Rauf Ahmed, former editor of Filmfare, remembers Gautam Rajadhyaksha
The ace photographer brought in a new dimension to how celebrity portraits were shot
Gautam Rajadhyaksha, Bollywood’s most celebrated photographer, passed away after a massive heart attack in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, September 13. Rauf Ahmed, former editor of magazines like Filmfare, Zee Premiere, Screen, etc, was one of the photographer’s closest associates and among the first to recognise his talent. Rauf says, “When I took over as the editor of Filmfare in 1986, it was a very old-fashioned magazine and I revived it. Gautam had a very important role in this. He brought in a pictorial quality very rare in film magazines. Earlier, there was more focus to show the person’s achievement rather than how the picture was.” Click here to read more