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As we explore a few of the different shades that Bollywood has celebrated Lord Shiva through, we take you on a very quick journey beginning in 1950, with the song “Bhole nath se nirala” to end with Koyla’s (1997) mischievous “Bhang Ke Nashe Mein”.
Known by at least 1008 different names, including “Kailas” (One who bestows Peace), “Shambu” (Source of everything) and “Hari” (Sustainer and Destroyer), Lord Shiva is said to have married Parvarti on Maha Shivratri. Other readings of Hinduism state that Maha Shivratri is the night on which Shiva performed “Tandava” – the dance that led to the creation, conservation and destruction of the Universe.
Maha Shivratri is also known as Lord Shiva’s favourite day.
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- Aashi Gahlot
To celebrate the release of Salman Khan’s latest film Jai Ho, BollySpice presents to you an exclusive countdown list where we list some of the actor’s greatest works. From Best Action Film to Best Song, we give you the lowdown on what has made Salman Khan one of the most iconic and most loved actors in Bollywood history. We hope you like our choices and hope they will make you a bigger fan of Salman than you already may be. Enjoy!
Arguably one of Salman’s best works, Dabangg contains everything you would expect from a masala flick. It has action, drama, romance and comedy, with the accompaniment of some flavoursome songs. The film also saw the debut of Bollywood favourite Sonakshi Sinha, who has subsequently managed to build a successful career in the industry. »
- Bodrul Chaudhury
New Delhi, Jan 8: Time was when Bollywood films revolving round 'pardesi' heroes, heroines or families ruled the roost. But such subjects have been elbowed out by desi movies with desi heroes of late, but industry experts say the trend will return.
Thereafter, in the 1990s, both viewers at home and Indians living abroad related to the Nri theme and characters shown in several Hindi films.
- Meeta Kabra
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