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Signature Tunes – 1

Signature Tunes – 1

This Sunday, Times Now, which is usually an unbelievably shrill television news channel, broadcast an outstanding episode of its show, Total Recall on classical songs in Hindi cinema. Total Recall is one of those rare shows on the telly these days that celebrates the magical tunes of the years gone by. Watching songs come alive once again, albeit on … Continue reading

Sexy, a la 1950s

Howrah Bridge had one of the strangest movie posters I have ever seen. A pair of legs (maybe male, maybe female) straddle the title and the rest of the space is crammed with faces. Ashok Kumar pulls off a Bond-esque pose with a lit cigarette and a revolver, Mehmood looks hopelessly young and lost, there’s a … Continue reading