“Madhubala is one of the most inspirational and iconic actresses of Indian cinema. When I was offered to do this special song ( First Class ) in the film ( Kalank ), the reference for my persona was based on her,” said actress Kiara Advani during an interview with a news publication. Reportedly, ‘First Class’ is an introductory song for Varun Dhawan in ‘Kalank’, which is slated to release on April 17. While talking about his chemistry with the actress during an interview with another news publication, Varun shared, “Kiara and I hit it off immediately. She’s hard-working, driven and always has a smile on her face. There is a lot of give and take between my character (Zafar) and her, which, I think, she’s done beautifully in the film. I asked her just once to be part of this song and she agreed. I’m looking forward to working with her in future.” The actress has been creating quite a buzz in the Hindi film industry. … [Read more...] about Is Kiara Advani’s look in Kalank’s song inspired by Madhubala?
After the makers of ‘Kalank’ released the peppy track ‘First Class’ featuring Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani, the latter has been garnering praise from all quarters for her graceful dance moves. Opening up about exploring the genre of classical dance for the first time, Kiara Advani speaks about who she turned to for an inspiration. A self-confessed fan of late legendary actress Madhubala, Kiara reportedly stated that she turned to the legendary actor for an inspiration. According to her, Madhubala is one of the iconic actresses of Indian cinema. She stated that when she was offered to do this special song, Madhubala served as the reference for her look and persona. She added that she watched many of her songs to pick up her nuances. Watch the song here: The track has reportedly been choreographed by Remo D'Souza with the stars being trained by his assistants, Shazia Samji and Piyush Bhagat. Speaking about training Kiara for the song, Samji had reportedly said … [Read more...] about This is how Kiara Advani prepped for her dance number ‘First Class’ in ‘Kalank’
The voice in your ear has a certain crispness to it, over time, it has become gruffer, sand papery and rasping. It is one of India's most precious baritones, a ne plus ultra, mono typical and unique. As he mouths a dialogue for his new thriller 'Badla', the growly voice resonates in my echo chamber: 'me vo 6 dekhu jo tum dikha rahi ho ya vo 9 jo mujhe dekhna hai''! It has a different quality about it, you don't need surround sound to support it, it stays with your residual memory. Amitabh Bachchan and his craft has captivated several generations now, ageless as he is, the thespian has completed 50 years in an industry which he straddles like a colossus. Mr Bachchan wished to send a message over something that has caused him great pain and distress in recent memory: "Before all else, come laden with our hearts and mind in condolence and prayers for the brave hearts we lost in Pulwama, and the brave hearts that fight and protect us each hour for our safety and security!" There are many … [Read more...] about Amitabh: Originality is a dichotomous terminology
Evergreen actors Dilip Kumar and Madhubala are one of the most iconic pairs that Indian films have ever seen. The legendary actress is still remembered for her breath-taking performances and alluring beauty. The nation today marks the 86th birth anniversary of Madhubala. In her prominent years, the actress had many actors crushing over her, but Dilip Kumar's love for Madhubala is still remembered. The love couple was together for a long time until they parted ways after Dilip Kumar married Saira Banu . Dilip Kumar had once declared his love to Madhubala in a courtroom. It was during the 1957 film 'Naya Daur' which was supposed to star Dilip Kumar and Madhubala. However, Madhubala's father didn't allow the actress to act in the film as she had to go for an outdoor shoot. The director of the film later replaced Madhubala with Vyjayanthimala , However, Madhubala’s father threatened to take the director to court for dropping his daughter from the film. Later the director … [Read more...] about This is how Dilip Kumar confessed his love for Madhubala in a courtroom!
NEW DELHI: Google Doodle on Thursday honoured late legendary actress Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary. Often referred to as the 'Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood', Madhubala was a gifted actor and was known for her beauty, personality and sensitive portrayals of women in films. Born in Delhi on this day in 1933, Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi was raised in a town located near the Bombay Talkies film studio. She appeared in her first film at the age of 9, billed as Baby Mumtaz. Raised in the slums of Bombay, she supported her family as a child star and soon became a leading lady known for her elegance on screen and considerable acting abilities. In 1947, she landed the lead role in Neel Kamal at the age of 14, changing her name to Madhubala upon insistence from actor Devika Rani. As the family's main breadwinner, she worked tirelessly to support her parents and four sisters. She famously fell in love with actor Dilip Kumar, her co-star in cult classic Mughal-E-Azam (1960). Her character … [Read more...] about Google Doodle commemorates Madhubala’s 86th birth anniversary