DINESH RAHEJA

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Farewell, Nimmi

Farewell, Nimmi

Rediff.com26 Mar 2020

Nimmi, the legendary actress, passed away at her Mumbai home on Wednesday, March 25.

Asha Bhosle: 30 Eternal Classics

Asha Bhosle: 30 Eternal Classics

Rediff.com8 Sep 2018

Dinesh Raheja salutes the legend's versatility in her heyday.

Ittefaq: The litmus test of Yash Chopra's career

Ittefaq: The litmus test of Yash Chopra's career

Rediff.com2 Nov 2017

Despite a few flaws in the film, Yash Chopra distinguishes himself.

Shakila starred in some of the finest Hindi songs

Shakila starred in some of the finest Hindi songs

Rediff.com21 Sep 2017

Shakila's seductive performances in the ever-popular club number Babuji Dheere Chalna and the fabulous torch song Hoon Abhi Main Jawaan made filmmakers sit up and notice this new talent.

7 shades of emotion, Bollywood style

7 shades of emotion, Bollywood style

Rediff.com24 Aug 2017

Love, fear, sadness, and many more, seen through the filmi lens.

Sadhana: What movies! What songs!

Sadhana: What movies! What songs!

Rediff.com25 Dec 2015

'As the burkha-clad beauty Husna in Mere Mehboob, she inspired Shakeel Badayuni to compose Mere Mehboob Tujhe Meri Mohabbat Ki Kasam/Phir Mujhe Un Nargisi Aankhon Ka Sahara De De. Hasrat Jaipuri showered epithets like Nargis-e-Mastaana and Phoolon Ki Rani, Baharon Ki Malika on her in Arzoo.'

Going back in time with Sadhana

Going back in time with Sadhana

Rediff.com25 Dec 2015

'I want my fans to remember me as the Sadhana of Love In Simla, Mere Mehboob, Woh Kaun Thi and Arzoo,' the Bollywood legend, who passed into the ages on Christmas Day, told Dinesh Raheja.

Shashi Kapoor: The Icon of Suave

Shashi Kapoor: The Icon of Suave

Rediff.com23 Mar 2015

Yesteryear's heart-throb Shashi Kapoor will get the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for his contribution to Indian cinema. On this occasion, we reproduce Dinesh Raheja's nostalgia piece on the actor here: