Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicPrithviraj Kapoor

Topic: Prithviraj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor’s Awara is all the more relevant in the context of India’s migrant crisis

The movie, known for bringing Charlie Chaplin into Bollywood, is a gripping drama that shows the vicious circle of crime and poverty.

Loverboy, brat, troubled star, outspoken patriarch — Rishi Kapoor was all of these and more

The Bobby actor reinvented himself in the new millennium with great roles in movies such as Do Dooni Chaar, Kapoor & Sons and Mulk.

Anand Math is the anti-establishment film to watch and learn from

Starring Geeta Bali, Bharat Bhushan and Ajit, the film shows the struggle behind rebellion and poses some uncomfortable questions.

Teen Bahuraniyan: A quirky family comedy with a touch of female solidarity

Prithviraj Kapoor plays patriarch to his three sons and daughters-in-law in this madcap comedy that's all about loving your neighbour — literally.

Prithviraj Kapoor’s Sikandar was banned in British cantonments because it was nationalist

Sohrab Modi’s Sikandar was made on an epic scale and released during a period of war and upheaval in India.

Prithviraj Kapoor: The monarch of Hindi cinema and titan of stirring theatre

Born on 3 November 1906 in present-day Pakistan, Prithviraj Kapoor was an ardent actor who nurtured a deep love for theatre throughout his life

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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