Remembering Satyen Kappu on his 14th death anniversary (27/10). His most remembered role is Ramlal in the movie Sholay (1975) and as Amitabh Bachchan’s father in Yash Chopra’s Deewaar. His other notable films are, Kati Patang, Yaadon Ki Baraat, Khote Sikkay, Don, etc.

Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Satyen Kappu, and Sanjeev Kumar on the sets of Sholay.

On This Day: Remembering Nazir Hussain, on his 34th death anniversary (16/10). Nazir Hussain was a great character artist with many admirable performances in Hindi cinema. Hussain, now long forgotten, acted in more than 400 movies.

Remembering #KishoreKumar on his 34th death anniversary (13/10).

Kishore was undoubtedly one of the rarest of the rare singers and actors of the Hindi film industry who, in many respects, was matchless.

The first song that comes to your mind by seeing Kishore Kumar.

“Humko mita sake yeh zamane mein dum nahin… humse zamana khud hain… zamane se hum nahin”

Remembering Hindi cinema’s versatile, stylish actor #RaajKumar, on his birth anniversary (08/10).

What are your favorite Raajkumar dialogues?

“Aap Party Hai Ya Broker?”

15 Years of Khosla Ka Ghosla (22/09/2006)

It is the directorial debut of Dibakar Banerjee. Written by Jaideep Sahni, the film stars Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Tara Sharma, and Navin Nischol.

What are your favorite dialogues from the film?

Raj Kapoor, Prithivi Raj Kapoor, and Lala Amarnath.

Remembering Mehboob Khan, the legendary filmmaker, on his birth anniversary (09/09). A man of humble beginnings and little formal education, Mehboob Khan became one of India’s greatest Filmmakers.

(L to R): K.Asif, B.R.Chopra, Mehboob Khan, Raj Kapoor, and Bimal Roy.

Tributes to Bhupen Hazarika, one of India’s finest film musicians, on his birth anniversary (08/09).

“Dil hoom hoom kare, ghabraaye

Ghan dham dham kare, darr jaaye”

In this photo, he is with, Mohammed Rafi

What are your favorite Bhupen Hazarika songs?


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