Posts Tagged ‘Hindi films’

March 21, 2009 0

Mohammad Rafi : His faith and beliefs

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Rajesh Kochhar There are two little-known widely- separated anecdotes about the celebrated Hindi film playback singer, Mohammad Rafi, which I try to connect here to reveal some thing about the man’s faith and beliefs.   Nastik  (1954)  I remember reading in  about 1957 or earlier     in a Hindi film magazine ( Filmi Dunia, Filmi Kaliyan […]

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February 8, 2009 0

Slumdog Millionaire

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There is a delicious irony in the commercial and critical success of Slumdog Millionaire.Upper India has been desperately seeking Oscar recognition for its Hindi movies.Here is a movie with Mumbai-based story, Indian  actors and Hindi dialogues which has won no less than ten Oscar nominations some of which will surely translate into awards. And yet […]

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