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Dubai, Dec. 11: Asha Bhosle has said that claimed that the music industry has lost the soul in its music.
The 80-year-old singer said that till the 80s film music was good before slowly waning because the lyricists such as Sahir Ludhianvi Sahab, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Shakeel Badayuni, and H.S. Bihari were no longer there, Gulf News reported.
Bhosle said now anything and everything sells because if one keeps eating rubbish, ultimately, they will get used to it, thinking that it's good.
She added similarly, if one keeps listening to cheap songs, they will start enjoying them and that's how the public works, as they will take anything as long as it's free.
Bhosle cited examples of songs having lyrics like. »
- Amith Ostwal
Yoon To Humne Lakh Haseen Dekhe Hain ... Tumsa Nahin Dekha. This song penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri aptly describes the sensation and dynamic yesteryear actor Shammi Kapoor in nutshell. Glamsham.Com pays homage to the legendary actor who passed away on August 14, 2011 and shares an interesting anecdote about his passion for music and dance and the actor's own confession that he was initially a flop dancer!Shammi Kapoor was India's first hero, who revolutionized the trend of danci »
PVR Director’s Rare is all set to release a never seen before piece of work by legendary actor & director Joy Mukerji, Love in Bombay. With this presentation, PVR Director’s Rare pays its tribute to one of the most respected figures of Indian cinema. The unreleased movie is digitally restored and now ready for theaterical screening for the first time on August 2nd, 2013.
The “Love in” series started with Joy Mukerji debuting with the blockbuster hit Love in Simla in 1958, followed by the golden jubilee hit Love in Tokyo in 1966. ‘Love in Bombay’ completes the trilogy when it releases this august, 40 years after its production in 1973.
In the movie, directed and acted by Joy Mukerji, co-stars late Ashok Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman and the versatile virtuoso Kishore Kumar. The music is composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and lyrics are penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri.
Love in Bombay is an adventurous romantic tale about an innocent, »
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The last film of the “Love in” trilogy, Joy Mukerji’s unreleased Love in Bombay will see the light of the day on August 2, 2013. Love in Bombay will release in all major cities of India through PVR Director’s Rare.
The film made in 1973 completes the series started with Mukerji’s acting debut in the blockbuster hit Love in Simla in 1958, followed by the golden jubilee hit Love in Tokyo in 1966.
Love in Bombay is an adventurous romantic tale about an innocent, young man, Badal (Joy Mukerji), who meets an arrogant city girl, Preeti (Waheeda Rehman), on a ship. When the ship gets caught up in the eye of a storm, Badal saves Preeti’s life and they along with a few »
Guru Dutt is largely famous for making films that are of a melancholic nature. However, one of his greatest works that falls under the romantic comedy genre is Mr and Mrs 55 (1955). Guru Dutt not only directed this film, but he also played the male lead opposite the beautiful and talented Madhubala. The story is about a middle class girl named Anita (Madhubala) whose scheming aunt hires a struggling cartoonist named Preetam (Guru Dutt) to marry her for a short period. This is so that Sita Devi (Lalita Pawar) can inherit Anita’s fathers’ wealth. However, little does Sita Devi know that her niece and Preetam begin to fall in love with each other. This makes it all the more difficult for her to convince them to file for a divorce. Sita Devi is a feminist and is hence against the concept of marriage. She does not want Anita to fall »
- Bodrul Chaudhury
Mansoor Khan’s Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), the film which saw the debuts of Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla and also catapulted them both to stardom, has officially completed 25 years this week. Speaking about the occasion, Juhi had this to say to the Indian media, “It’s been 25 years, unbelievable and it was on the 29th April that the film was released. It is a foundation stone of my career so I am very emotionally attached to it. If it is made again then I and Aamir will do it again.”
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak was one of few films under the romantic genre that released in the 1980s; during an era which was dominated by action-oriented films. “Not only were we nobodies at the time… I know while we were making it… because it was so different from the films that were happening at the time, the crew would »
- Bodrul Chaudhury
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