Meena Kumari: News

03 Feb 2021

Bollywood News

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.

18 Oct 2020

Deepika Padukone

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.

10 Feb 2019

Mumbai

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.

28 Aug 2018

Celebrity News

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.

29 Jun 2018

Sridevi

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.

12 Apr 2018

Singapore

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.

23 Mar 2018

Bollywood News

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.

15 Aug 2016

India

Indian cinema today: In numbers

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