“My” ‘Chori Chori’ was better! Far better! by Ms. Zarine Jandosova

by  Zarine Jandosova Let me tell my few words about my Chori Chori experience. Being a Russian, I depend on Russian releases of Indian films. In my formative years Indian cinema (mainly Hindi films) was everywhere in the USSR – on big screens in every big and small cinema theatre, in big cities and in a very remote places such as a mountain village in Tajikistan or a Summer camp for the schoolchildren. But after the collapse of the USSR Indian films totally disappeared from our big screens. Then there was one and a half decade comprising the era of … Continue reading “My” ‘Chori Chori’ was better! Far better! by Ms. Zarine Jandosova

Cinema of the Week-CHORI CHORI (1956) by Venkata Raman G

Venkata Raman G 14 hrs · Edited 23/07/2015 PLAGIARISM v/s INSPIRATION in Hindi Movies, Music & Songs: PLAGIARISM is taking another’s work and passing it off as your own, INSPIRATION is taking Inspiration from another’s work, creating your own. With the emergence of Social Media, the people around the World get to see news from various corners of the World within seconds. In the past, it took a lot of time to decode a Movie or a Song and analyze whether it was on the lines of some other Movie/Song or not. But, nowadays, even a first look Poster goes … Continue reading Cinema of the Week-CHORI CHORI (1956) by Venkata Raman G

चोरी-चोरी (1956) ओ टिम का टिमा टिम्भा तारे करें अचम्भा

Review of Chori-chori (1956) in Hindi written by Shashank Dubey कुछ अरसा पहले भारतीय ज्ञानपीठ की पत्रिका ‘नया ज्ञानोदय’ के लिए मैं पुरानी सदाबहार फिल्मों पर ‘मैटिनी शो’ शीर्षक से एक कॉलम लिखता था. लगभग 7 वर्ष तक यह कॉलम चला और इसमें लगभग पचास फिल्मों पर आलेख लिखे गए. इसी सिलसिले में ‘चोरी चोरी’ पर लिखा गया लेख सभी शंकर-जयकिशन प्रेमियों के अवलोकनार्थ प्रस्तुत है: चोरी-चोरी  तारेतारे अवलोकनार्थ प्रस्तुत है: चोरी-चोरी (1956) ओ टिम का टिमा टिम्भा तारे करें अचम्भा शशांक दुबे उज्जैन के मेरे अभिन्न फ़िल्मप्रेमी मित्र ओमप्रकाश पोरवाल का कहना है कि हिंदी फ़िल्मों के इतिहास में … Continue reading चोरी-चोरी (1956) ओ टिम का टिमा टिम्भा तारे करें अचम्भा

RAAGA based Classical songs in Hindi Films: Cinema of the Week: BASANT BAHAR (1955) by Venkata Raman G

Venkata Raman G Yesterday at 7:03am · Edited Cinema of the Week: BASANT BAHAR (1955) RAAGA based Classical songs in Hindi Films: The music of India is said to be one of the oldest unbroken musical traditions in the world. It is said that the origins of this system go back to the Vedas. Many different legends have grown up concerning the origins and development of Indian classical music. Such legends go a long way in showing the importance that music has in defining Indian culture. Indian music has developed within a very complex interaction between different peoples of different … Continue reading RAAGA based Classical songs in Hindi Films: Cinema of the Week: BASANT BAHAR (1955) by Venkata Raman G

Cinema of the week Basant Bahar by Kailash Mundra

Kailash Mundra Yesterday at 3:01pm · Edited Basant Bahar : I saw this film on Door Darshan TV (during the Emergency time) & later again saw in theatre . Wow what a great musical film it is … all songs based on classical raagas ! This film proved that Shankar Jaikishan were really gifted versatile musicians, who could cater to any requirement of the story(be it even medieval based classical films) . Each song was carefully prepared, polished and chiselled in their recording room and the results were outstanding … Just note “ketki gulab juhi ” was on raag Basant … Continue reading Cinema of the week Basant Bahar by Kailash Mundra

सप्ताह की फिल्म : बसंत बहार (1955 ) by Anil Barthwal

Anil Barthwal Yesterday at 8:41pm · Edited नमस्कार दोस्तों , बसंत बहार के सम्बन्ध में मेरी कुछ प्रतिक्रियाये सप्ताह की फिल्म : बसंत बहार (1955 ) 1955 बनी इस फिल्म को मैंने बड़े पर्दे पर मैंने 1980 के आस पास देखा था और शायद बचपन ,में दूरदर्शन में भी देखी होगी लेकिन सही मायने में फिल्म को देखने और समझने की सही उम्र तो 15 वर्ष ही थी | उन दिनों हमे धर्मयुग , साप्ताहिक हिंदुस्तान , माधुरी जैसी पत्रिकाए पढने का बहुत शौक था उन्ही से हमें पुरानी फिल्मो के बारे में जानकारी मिलती थी | लेकिन हमारे पैदा … Continue reading सप्ताह की फिल्म : बसंत बहार (1955 ) by Anil Barthwal

Shri 420 by Kailash Mundra

by (left is the writer) Kailash Mundra 1 hr · Edited Shri 420 : a movie which is etched in me since I saw it in the mid 50s as a kid ! This film title referred to as fraud, had taken all film buffs by a storm … The story of an educated simpleton who migrates to Mumbai & juggles between being successful & at the same time remain honest ! He is trapped between honesty (Nargis as Vidya ,knowledge , an epitome of goodness) , and money plus glamour (Nadira as Maya, a socialite without any reluctance) . … Continue reading Shri 420 by Kailash Mundra

‘Shree 420 a masterpiece from RK banner’ by Dharma Kirthi

By Dharma Kirthi 2 hrs · Edited Movie of the Week:: Shree 420 Produced & Directed :: Raj Kapoor Story & Dialogues :; Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Vasant Sathe Starring :: Raj Kapoor Nargis Nadira , Lalita Pawar… & Nemo Music by ::Shankar-Jaikishan Lyrics :: Shailendra & Hasrat Jaipuri Cinematography :: Radhu Karmakar Edited by :: G.G. Mayekar Release date :: 6 September 1955 Release date :: 6 September 1955 ——————————————————————————————— Shree 420, is a masterpiece, from RK banner by Raj Kapoor, a captain of a great creative team with master craftsmen like Khwaja Ahmed Abbas, Shailedra ,Hasrat and above … Continue reading ‘Shree 420 a masterpiece from RK banner’ by Dharma Kirthi

Socialism/Nationalism in Hindi Movies, its Music & Songs: Cinema of the week-SHREE 420 (1955) by Venkata Raman G

SHANKER-JAIKISHEN : THE EMPERORS OF HINDI FILM MUSIC Hello friends! This FB Group is created for all fans of The Fab Four, SHANKER-JAIKISHEN & Associates  by Venkata Raman G 9 hrs · Edited 08/07/2015 Not a REVIEW but a REVELATION Socialism/Nationalism in Hindi Movies, its Music & Songs: Aftermath the second World War that lasted from 1939 to 1945 and the increased colonial censorship and the traumatic partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, the Studio system in India came to an end. But the optimism of the era embodied by the first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru led to a … Continue reading Socialism/Nationalism in Hindi Movies, its Music & Songs: Cinema of the week-SHREE 420 (1955) by Venkata Raman G

Cinema of the Week-SEEMA (1955) by Anil Barthwal

Anil Barthwal 11 hrs सप्ताह की फिल्म : सीमा 1955 सुप्रभात मित्रो , इस फिल्म के सन्दर्भ में मैं कुछ लिखू इससे पहले में एक किस्से का जिक्र ज़रूर करना चाहूगा बात उनदिनों की है जब मैं करीब 8 वर्ष का रहा होगा , मै अपने मित्रो के साथ रामलीला के दिनों में आक्सर रामलीला देखने जाते थे और उस रामलीला में एक द्रश्य आता था जिसमे भगवान राम सीताजी को ढूँढ़ते हुए वन में भटक रहे है और एक गीत गाते हुए अपनी व्यथा सुना रहे है और कह रहे है की कहाँ जा छुपी है तू जनक की … Continue reading Cinema of the Week-SEEMA (1955) by Anil Barthwal