With her fabulous and flamboyant persona, Bindu became one of Bollywood’s most love-to-hate vamps. It is impossible to imagine the Hindi film scene minus the actress’ colourful performances as the villain’s moll, an errant bahu, and later as a bossy mother-in-law.
Poonam Sinha, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s wife and actress Sonakshi Sinha’s mother, joined the Samajwadi party today in Lucknow.
Make no mistake! The decline of comedy in Hindi cinema began well and truly before a certain Sajid Khan of #MeToo infamy came on the scene. Much before he defiled our sensitivities with the Housefull series close to a decade ago, Hindi movies had plumbed the depths by attempting to evoke laughter around a character’s appearance and speech. Coming to the Housefull series, the first instalment was supposedly based on the Tamil hit Kaathala Kaathala, made by master craftsman Singeetham Srinivasa Rao, the maker of India’s first silent movie in color and the man who converted a full-size actor into a dwarf without the use of computer graphics.