Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicMughal-e-Azam

Topic: Mughal-e-Azam

SubscriberWrites: ‘Zinda reh jaati hai yaad’ — how Dilip Kumar was a star onscreen and also off it

Deepesh Salgia pens an emotional tribute to the legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who passed away Wednesday.

Dilip Kumar was the First Khan of Bollywood, the Prince Salim of our hearts: Shobhaa De

In an era where movie stars in India have done 100 and more films in two decades, Dilip Kumar's 50 years in front of the camera saw him perform in just 65 films.

Why Dilip Kumar initially said ‘no’ to Mughal-e-Azam

In ‘Dilip Kumar: Peerless Icon Inspiring Generations’, Trinetra and Anshula Bajpai write that Sapru was first chosen to play Prince Salim, but the shooting got shelved due to Partition.

Bollywood is fascinated with Mughals — from Akbar to Saleem to Bahadur Shah Zafar

In ‘Bollygeek’, Diptakirti Chaudhuri puts together an extensive range of trivia on India’s film industry.

Mughal-e-Azam director K Asif’s own life was as star-crossed as the lovers in his tale

K. Asif was directing a film that would’ve been even grander than his 1960 magnum opus Mughal-e-Azam. But he died on 9 March 1971, and the film remained incomplete.

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, the ‘Tansen’ who demanded & got Rs 25,000 per song for Mughal-e-Azam

On his 51st death anniversary, ThePrint traces the journey of classical vocal legend Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, who took the Patiala gharana to new heights.

Remembering Madhubala, film screen legend who was ‘story of India’ and wanted ‘to live’

On her 50th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the iconic actor's career who was more than just a figure of loss.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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