Articles about Meena Kumari

49 years of 'Pakeezah': Lesser-known facts about the classic

03 Feb 2021

49 years of 'Pakeezah': Lesser-known facts about the classic

Pakeezah is one of the few Bollywood movies to have stood the test of time. Such is its magic that the dialogue, "Aapke paon dekhe hain, bahut haseen hain. Inhein zameen par mat utariyega... maile ho jaayenge" still warms the hearts of cine buffs.

Deepika and Alia to join Ranbir in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

18 Oct 2020

Deepika and Alia to join Ranbir in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali might just have managed to bring together perhaps the most enviable trio of actors for his upcoming movie.

When Lal Bahadur Shastri asked 'who is Meena Kumari'!

10 Feb 2019

When Lal Bahadur Shastri asked 'who is Meena Kumari'!

At a function in a Mumbai film studio where Pakeezah was being shot, the then Home Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri failed to recognize Meena Kumari when she garlanded him and asked journalist Kuldip Nayar sitting near him who the woman was.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan highly impressed by new generation of actors

28 Aug 2018

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan highly impressed by new generation of actors

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is in awe of the current generation of actors like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Rajkummar Rao who have honed their craft to such a level that even he gets scared while working with them.

Sridevi saw rushes of 'Dhadak' before leaving for Dubai: Boney

29 Jun 2018

Sridevi saw rushes of 'Dhadak' before leaving for Dubai: Boney

More than anything, Sridevi wanted to see her daughter Janhvi Kapoor on the celluloid. She was waiting with bated breath for her debut film 'Dhadak' to hit the screens.

CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins silver in women's 50m rifle prone

12 Apr 2018

CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins silver in women's 50m rifle prone

The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant brought her years of experience into play en route to claiming silver in the women's 50m rifle prone event of the 21st Commonwealth Games today.

Daisy Irani, child-star of the 1950s, was raped at 6

23 Mar 2018

Daisy Irani, child-star of the 1950s, was raped at 6

Famous child star of the yesteryears, Daisy Irani, has revealed more than 60 years later that she was raped during a shoot when she was six.

Indian cinema today: In numbers

15 Aug 2016

Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.