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The enduring magic of Yash Chopra’s cinema
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The enduring magic of Yash Chopra’s cinema

Yash Chopra never directed any film that he didn’t believe in. Whether it’s arranged marriages, man’s battle with the machine age, corruption in the public sector…they’re all there in Yash Chopra’s cinema.

Sridevi would have turned 59 today, if only the legendary star was still with us
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Sridevi would have turned 59 today, if only the legendary star was still with us

Sridevi was drop-dead gorgeous in Mr India. But she was just as good in the follow-up, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, which no one saw her in. And she was even better in Army, where she did a female version of Sanjeev Kumar in Sholay.

Remembering Sridevi on her 59th birth anniversary through her five iconic songs
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Remembering Sridevi on her 59th birth anniversary through her five iconic songs

Sridevi was often regarded as the first female superstar of the Hindi film industry. Such was her acting prowess. The actress started her career at the age of 4.

Yash Chopra's Lamhe was ahead of its time in how it dared to celebrate female agency 30 years ago
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Yash Chopra's Lamhe was ahead of its time in how it dared to celebrate female agency 30 years ago

Lamhe’s lead women, both played by Sridevi in a double role, dared to desire at a time when females largely played objects of desire on screen. They did not wait to be chosen. They chose instead.

Anand Bakshi, the storyteller: In new book, son Rakesh reflects on the poet's 'life and lyrics'
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Anand Bakshi, the storyteller: In new book, son Rakesh reflects on the poet's 'life and lyrics'

In the new book Nagme, Kisse, Baatein, Yaadein, Rakesh Anand Bakshi looks back at his father, legendary songwriter Anand Bakshi's illustrious career that spanned over five decades.

Yash Raj Films completes 50 years: Picking the best album of every decade, from Kabhie Kabhi to Ishaqzaade
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Yash Raj Films completes 50 years: Picking the best album of every decade, from Kabhie Kabhi to Ishaqzaade

Just like its movies, the music of Yash Raj Films has endured over the years, with albums like Silsila, Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and Veer-Zaara.

Rishi Kapoor passes away: From Bobby, Chandni to Kapoor & Sons, a look at celebrated actor's most remarkable films
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Rishi Kapoor passes away: From Bobby, Chandni to Kapoor & Sons, a look at celebrated actor's most remarkable films

Touted as Bollywood's first 'chocolate boy,' Rishi had set himself as a distinctive actor with brilliant acting chops.

Sridevi's wax figure unveiled by husband Boney Kapoor, Janhvi, Khushi at Madame Tussauds Singapore
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Sridevi's wax figure unveiled by husband Boney Kapoor, Janhvi, Khushi at Madame Tussauds Singapore

Madame Tussauds decided to announce the addition of Srivedi's wax figure as a tribute to the late actor on her 56th birth anniversary on 13 August

Govinda says he is fine with people wondering how James Cameron approached him for Avatar
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Govinda says he is fine with people wondering how James Cameron approached him for Avatar

Govinda has also claimed that he turned down films like Chandni, Devdas and Taal.

On Yash Chopra's 86th birth anniversary, a look back at his impressive slate of films, from Silsila to Lamhe
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On Yash Chopra's 86th birth anniversary, a look back at his impressive slate of films, from Silsila to Lamhe

Yash Chopra is the recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan, six National Film Awards and eleven Filmfare awards

With Veere Di Wedding, Bollywood tailors its favourite genre for the Instagram generation
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With Veere Di Wedding, Bollywood tailors its favourite genre for the Instagram generation

Veere Di Wedding takes the journey of wedding films to the next level — tailored for the Facebook and Instagram generation.

Playlist: Sridevi's most memorable songs over the years, from 'Naino Me Sapna' to 'Navrai Majhi'
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Playlist: Sridevi's most memorable songs over the years, from 'Naino Me Sapna' to 'Navrai Majhi'

After Vyjayanthimala, Waheeda Rahman and Hema Malini, it was Sridevi who held the torch of dancing divas in Bollywood, high and bright.

Sridevi passes away: How an avid Madhuri Dixit fan fell for her most celebrated rival's celestial calmness
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Sridevi passes away: How an avid Madhuri Dixit fan fell for her most celebrated rival's celestial calmness

I was never a Sridevi fan. But with repeat viewing of her films and much later, a first-hand interaction with the late actress, I found in her what I could never see in Madhuri Dixit.

What Sridevi's Chandni co-star Rishi Kapoor writes about the actress in his memoir, Khullam Khulla
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What Sridevi's Chandni co-star Rishi Kapoor writes about the actress in his memoir, Khullam Khulla

Apart from interesting anecdotes about working with Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor writes of how she was the only actress he worked with who came close to being perfect

Sridevi passes away: From Chandni to English Vinglish, her most memorable roles in Bollywood
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Sridevi passes away: From Chandni to English Vinglish, her most memorable roles in Bollywood

Legendary actress Sridevi passed away on 24 February after suffering a cardiac arrest. Here's a look at all her iconic roles, from Chandni to Lamhe

Sridevi passes away: From Mr India, Chandni to English Vinglish, MOM; a look at celebrated actress' best from 300 films
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Sridevi passes away: From Mr India, Chandni to English Vinglish, MOM; a look at celebrated actress' best from 300 films

Sridevi has an unparalleled feat of starring in 300 films across languages and genres. To pick her five most memorable roles, thus, is a daunting task.

'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja': How an ambitious project killed ambition in Hindi Cinema
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'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja': How an ambitious project killed ambition in Hindi Cinema

Around this time twenty-three years ago a film called Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993) released after being in production for over half a decade

Sridevi through songs: 49 and simply stunning!
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Sridevi through songs: 49 and simply stunning!

Sridevi at 49 is still the sensual Indian beauty that she was two decades back.