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Will Huma Quereshi play Meena Kumari onscreen?

Oct 02, 2013

Will Huma Quereshi play Meena Kumari onscreen?

The director is thinking of Huma Quereshi playing the Tragedy Queen but hasn't approached her yet. #BuzzPatrol #Meena Kumari #Huma Quereshi
'Madhuri Dixit is as graceful as Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari'

May 31, 2013

'Madhuri Dixit is as graceful as Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari'

For legendary Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj, actress Madhuri Dixit is the best dancer in Bollywood after veteran star Waheeda Rehman. #BuzzPatrol #Meena Kumari #Waheeda Rehman #Birju Maharaj
As a child, I wanted to be an actor Javed Akhtar

Nov 08, 2012

As a child, I wanted to be an actor Javed Akhtar

He is an accomplished writer, poet and lyricist, but Javed Akhtar says his childhood aspiration, just like every kid, was to become an actor. #BuzzPatrol #Meena Kumari #Javed Akhtar #Dilip Kumar #Pran

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The lost thumris of Pakeezah

Dec 24, 2011

The lost thumris of Pakeezah

Kamal Amrohi weaves in some brilliant thumri and ghazal melodies as some kind of intricate ambient sound, riffs that waft in from neighbouring kothas. #Meena Kumari #Inpraiseof #Pakeezah #Naushad
The five archetypes of Bollywood dream girls

Oct 03, 2011

The five archetypes of Bollywood dream girls

Since the sixties, the female stars have reliably played to certain archetypes. They were predictable, but also had a signature style. But many are now going quietly extinct. #Aishwarya RaiBachchan #Meena Kumari #FilmCrit #Kareena Kapoor #Madhubala