Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee known for breezy, slice-of-life films like Rajnigandha (1974), Chhoti Si Baat (1976), Khatta Meetha (1978) and Baton Baton Mein (1979) among others, passed away on Thursday (4 June) in Mumbai. He was 93 and was suffering from age-related illness.Remembering the iconic, middle-cinema maven, we look at his most memorable works.
As far as filmy formulas are concerned, feuding families opposed to love birds is one of Bollywood's oldest and most minted one. This week's release, Jai Mummy Di is centred around two warring moms whose kids fall in love. We take the opportunity to revisit some of the famous love stories that weathered against family enmity.
The massive outpour of both support as well as opposition against the government's new Citizenship Amendment Act brings to mind images from classic films and television series such as Garam Hava, Buniyaad, Tamas and Maachis.
In the first month of the new millennium, Bollywood witnessed a phenomenon like none. Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, a love story with a sparkling soundtrack and featuring two fresh-faced debutants set the box office on fire. Blessed with Greek-God looks and superlative dancing skills, Hrithik Roshan became an overnight star and the rest, as they say, is history. On its 20th anniversary, we look at some interesting trivia about the blockbuster movie.
Karan Arjun was the last hurrah of the 90s masala multi-starrers before Bollywood discovered a new language at the turn of the century. Here are some interesting facts about the reincarnation-revenge drama.
A significant piece of news about a proposed rupees 600 cr live-version Ramayana rumoured to be helmed by Nitish Tiwari with Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone as the celestial leads could finally shake things up.
Amitabh Bachchan is for Bollywood while Rajinikanth is for Kollywood. Well, but there have been times when the Superstar has stepped foot into Bollywood as well.There are several Hindi blockbusters which have been remade in Tamil, but a few stand out even today. And call it accident or luck, some of the timeless Bollywood flicks, featuring Big B in the lead role were remade in Tamil, with Rajinikanth as the lead.Now, with the Tamil Superstar all set to floor his fans with his gangster drama Kabali, we give you a quick glimpse of 10 Rajinikanth films which were remakes of Amitabh Bachchan starrers.Image Credit: Movie Talkies
Not all Bollywood stars remain in the top always. Actors join and leave the industry at the speed of light, but only a few make it to the top, after passing through rough battles and struggles. A few of them have enjoyed success but have now gone missing from the industry.Numerous actresses, comedians and actors, who once ruled the roost have now disappeared from the film industry. From the Pardes girl Mahima Chaudhary to the Laagan lady Gracy Singh, here’s a list of stars who have gone missing.Image Credit: Pinterest
There are some singing divas, who are not only admired for their voice but also for their sartorial choices. These ladies have won many hearts across the globe with their oomph factor and melodic abilities. Just like singing, fashion comes naturally to them. There are fashionable singers, and then there are fashionable singers who can sing and dance and at the same time have their sartorial game on point, have a look: