Kali Topi Lal Rumal (1959)

Close followers of the blog know my fascination for the actress, Kumkum. She didn't act in lead roles for big banners, but she was much popular for her dance numbers. She used to play supporting roles in most of the movies, with one or two dance numbers. Though I don't know exactly, it is said …

My Favourites by Prem Dhawan

Prem Dhawan was a multi-talented personality. He was basically a poet and a choreographer, but also a lyricist, a good dancer and a competent music director too. For me, he is one of the most underrated personalities in Hindi film industry. People love the songs penned by him, but majority of them are unaware of …

Lata sings for Chitragupt

In my post on music director Chitragupt in November, I mentioned about his charismatic and majestic musical association with Lata Mangeshkar. The duo has created wonderful master pieces in a magical way. The list of Lata's solos with Chitragupt is endless and for me, the gems are among the sweetest songs of Lata Mangeshkar. Today …