• Memoir: Nitin Mukesh on Rishi Kapoor

    “Chintoo has always been mischievous, and he is still the same! Look, now he even has the audacity to hide from me forever...” – This thought oscillates in my mind as a nightmare, over and over again. Why? Because we go back a long, long way! Our roots can be traced to our fathers’ time; our families have a bonding that extends from the early school premises to the film sets and beyond. Our fathers have been a legendary actor (Raj Kapoor) and a singer (Mukesh) – musical pair of their own golden …

  • ARTISTS AND AFTERLIVES: Authors, Abstracts, Excerpts for Tributes and Essays

    RISHI KAPOOR Raj Nath or Rauf Lala – Rishi Kapoor’s Resilient Journey Through Indian Cinema’s Transnationalism. Author: Dr. Rajeev Kamineni Author Intro: Rajeev Kamineni started his career in a bookstore almost three decades ago and then moved onto as area sales manager, director, executive director, chief officer, lecturer and head of program positions. He is a multiple award-winning lecturer with lecturing stints in Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Japan, India and Dubai. Apart from owning …

  • The Editorial - ARTISTS AND AFTERLIVES - TMYS Review March 2021

    Main pal do pal ka shayar hoon Pal do pal meri kahani hai Pal do pal meri hasti hai Pal do pal meri jawani hai (In the infinite time, a poet claims his moments with a tiny story which captures his identity and creative energy.) Written by Sahir Ludhianvi, composed by Khayyam and sung by Mukesh, the philosophy of the song questions the reality of fame and permanence of talent. Was this song truly the need of a frame where Amitabh Bachchan must lend his charming melancholy to sweep the lady …


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