• 10 Doordarshan news anchors to take you on a trip down nostalgia lane
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    Gayatri Vinayak

    10 Doordarshan news anchors to take you on a trip down nostalgia lane

    For all of us who remember the beloved 70s, 80s and 90s, let’s take a walk down memory lane to track down some of our favourite Doordarshan anchors and see what they are up to these days: Doordarshan was born as an experimental broadcast in a makeshift studio with a small transmitter in 1959. Six years later, Pratima Puri, India's first female news presenter, presented a five minute news bulletin. Puri, who was born Vidya Rawat in Shimla, started her career with the All India Radio (AIR), before shifting to Doordarshan.

  • Happy Birthday Amrish Puri: Check Out Some Of His Wackiest Roles
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    Pragyan Mohanty

    Happy Birthday Amrish Puri: Check Out Some Of His Wackiest Roles

    Amrish Puri took all the ridiculous and ribald roles that Bollywood offered, and turned them into something that's exclusively him.

  • World Music Day: 10 Musical Instruments Bollywood Loves
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    Pragyan Mohanty

    World Music Day: 10 Musical Instruments Bollywood Loves

    Harmonium-playing street singer as love guru, a sad piano song, and life lessons in a wistful violin number – we look at the contribution of various musical instruments in Bollywood.