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Classical singer Bhimsen Joshi passes away
Classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed awayon Monday morning in Pune. The veteran classical singer was rushed to a hospital with age-related ailments. Joshi, an exponent of the Kirana......
'I got more praise than the hero'
Image: Chandrashekhar. Photographer: Pradeep Bandekar 'Shakti Samanta was a very honest man. I have done four films with him. He was very sick before he died; nobody was allowed to see him in......
"Manna sang the most soulful songs for my films," said Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor was one of the first filmmakers in Bombay to recognise Manna Dey’s versatility. Dey sang the most soulful songs for the actor. One of the best romantic classics in......
'It's difficult to be a legend's son'
While the likes of Himesh Reshammiya and Sonu Nigam bring their magic to more than 3,000 people at each of their shows, veteran singers like Manna Dey -- who is past 85 -- and the comparatively......
Rafi, the unforgettable
What does one write about the great Mohammed Rafi?I run the risk of penning meaningless platitudes in an attempt to do so. His mellifluous voice worked wonders for many songs andfor more than 30......
Dinesh Raheja profiles Nimmi
Dinesh RahejaIntroduced to cinema by Raj Kapoor; groomed by Mehboob Khan;Dilip Kumar's costar in five films; directed by K Asif in her swansong, Nimmi blazed bright in the 1950s when she worked......
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