Remembering Kedar Sharma

(A tribute to Kedar Sharma, on his 20th Death Anniversary) Kedar Sharma or Kidar Sharma (as he was popularly known) was a well known film producer and director, who has a number of films to his credit. He was the one, who gave break to famous names of Hindi cinema. The names include Raj Kapoor, …

Shamshad sings with Mangeshkar sisters

When the month of April started this year, I was a little uncomfortable! I had planned a post about Shamshad Begum, but wasn't sure about the theme. I mean, you just can't have a single post on Shamshad's songs. She was so versatile and has sung a wide variety of songs with nearly all the …

Stage Performances at College or School Festivals

Our Hindi films always revolve around young generation. We usually don't accept older main leads, though the scenario is changing for good, of late. But it was mandatory for old Hindi film heroes to be a college student, who would always pass B A with distinction. Even if they look old enough to have a …

इब्तिदा ए 1990s

A post based on the songs of 1990s, was in the air for a really long time now! I was at loss to finalize the structure of the posts. I soon realized that the songs can't be accommodated in a single post, and to choose a single song per year is next to impossible. Giving …