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6 items from 2012


Ravi Chopra set free from hospital

2 November 2012 4:59 AM, PDT | Bollywoodmantra.com | See recent Bollywood Mantra news »

Ravi Chopra, the well known Indian movie maker and producer was hospitalized at the Breach Candy hospital due to s severe lungs ailment.  Mr Ravi Chopra is the son of the legendary producer – director Mr. B.R. Chopra.  He is known for directing the famous Indian television series of Maha Bharat and later on the miniseries of Ramayan that was aired in 2002. Ravi has directed famous movie like The Burning Train, Mazdoor, Dahleez, Baghban and Babul to name a few.  His movies gained approval and accolades for the exceptional work that was put into them in terms of the strong story, script, direction and the cinematography. Rav »

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Remembering Yash Chopra: A Lover of Indian Cinema

24 October 2012 12:18 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

“I always believe that my films should give some hope to the man who comes to watch them for those three hours. If he goes home on an optimistic note, I would feel satisfied at having done my duty.” – Yash Chopra

It was indeed a sad day when news spread that one of India’s finest filmmakers, Mr. Yash Chopra, unexpectedly passed away at the age of 80. Mr. Chopra is an undisputable legend and he has crafted some of the finest commercial films the Bollywood audiences have ever feasted their eyes upon. If Satyajit Ray is considered by Indian film enthusiasts to be the supreme director when it comes to art-house cinema, Yash Chopra can be classified as the definitive director when it comes to mainstream cinema. Yash Chopra is largely famous for making wonderful romantic films, though he has directed a handful of non-romantic films also. Yet no director »

- Bodrul Chaudhury

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The King of Romance Yash Chopra passes away at 80 (1932-2012)

21 October 2012 9:14 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

“I always believe that my films should give some hope to the man who comes to watch them for those three hours. If he goes home on an optimistic note, I would feel satisfied at having done my duty” – Yash Chopra

Today is an incredibly sad and shocking day for the Bollywood film industry and its fans as veteran director Mr Yash Chopra has died at the age of 80. Chopra, who is regarded by many as one of the greatest filmmakers to have ever emerged from the Indian film industry, was suffering from dengue fever for the past week. His condition had suddenly deteriorated and he passed away unexpectedly. A source from Lilavati hospital in Mumbai, where Chopra was being treated, gave the following statement to the Indian press. “He had been suffering from complications of dengue for a long time. He suffered from multi-organ failure, because of which he died. »

- Bodrul Chaudhury

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On Indian cinema's centenary, wax statue to honour Phalke

16 February 2012 11:47 PM, PST | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

To mark the centenary of the Indian film industry falling May 3, 2012, a fitting tribute will be paid to its legendary founding father, Dhundiraj G. Phalke, famous as Dadasaheb Phalke, an official said here Friday.A full-size wax statue of Dadasaheb Phalke will be created and installed at the Celebrity Wax Museum (Cwm) in Lonavala, according to a trustee of the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy.A Memorandum of Understanding was signed here late Thursday with Cwm.s managing director Sunil Kandalloor, commissioning the statue, which will be ready by May 3, the trustee said here.The occasion was to mark the 68th death anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke yesterday at the Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari, in which a host of Bollywood personalities paid homage to the father of Indian cinema.Born on April 30, 1870, at Trimbakeshwar, near Nashik, Dadasaheb Phalke made his debut with India.s first full-length silent movie .Raja Harishchandra. in 1913.In a career spanning nearly 25 years, »

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Big B mourns death of Anthony Gonsalves

18 January 2012 10:23 PM, PST | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

Amitabh Bachchan, who played the character of Anthony Gonsalves in the 1977 hit movie .Amar Akbar Anthony., has mourned the death of the real-life Goan orchestra maestro.The musician, who was suffering from pneumonia, died at the Goa Medical College Wednesday. He was 84..Anthony Gonsalves.passes away..talented musician with LP and on his name my character name for Anthony was put..prayers,. the 69-year-old superstar posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.Directed by Manmohan Desai, .Amar Akbar Anthony. also featured Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor in key roles.Laxmikant-Pyarelal, who were the composers of the movie, had dedicated the legendary song .My Name is Anthony Gonsalves. from the movie to the Goan musician, after working with him in the past.Gonsalves, who also worked with renowned music director S.D. Burman, was also associated with .Pyaasa., directed by Guru Dutt and B.R. Chopra.s iconic film .Naya Daur..Gonsalves is survived by his wife Melita, »

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The real Anthony Gonsalves no more

18 January 2012 5:15 PM, PST | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

Anthony Gonsalves, a Goan orchestra maestro and the man to whom the legendary Bollywood song .My Name is Anthony Gonsalves. was dedicated, is dead.Gonsalves, 84, who was suffering from pneumonia in the last few days, died in his hospital bed at the Goa Medical College Wednesday night.An orchestra maestro and a capable music arranger, known for his magical violin skills, had worked with well-known composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, who had dedicated the .Amar Akbar Anthony. song to the Goan musician.Gonsalves, who also worked with renowned music director S.D. Burman, was associated with .Pyaasa., directed by Guru Dutt, B.R. Chopra.s iconic film .Naya Daur. among several other chartbusting films of the time.Gonsalves who used to play the violin in the choir at the Majorda church, 45 km from here, migrated to Mumbai in the pre-independence era and earned his laurels with Naushad, a great music director of the time. »

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