kamal amrohi

Khayyam created exquisite music that will live forever – Times of India

February 18, 2023

The music of Khayyam is the music of the soul. Except for the occasional Gapuchi Gapuchi Gam Gam (Trishul) and Mausam Mausam Lovely Mausam (Thodisi Bewafai), Khayyam never indulged in frivolity. His songs were steeped in the ethos of pathos and pulsating pace of passion.One of Khayyam’s earliest triumphs was the evocative Ghazal Sham-e-Gham Kis […]

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Pakistani actress Meera Jee to play Meena Kumari’s role in the remake of ‘Pakeezah’: Report – Times of India

February 1, 2023

Pakistani actress Meera Jee is all set to star in the Pakistani remake of Bollywood‘s classic movie, ‘Pakeezah’. The actress will be seen reprising Meena Kumari‘s role in the film.Confirming the same, the Pakistani actress told a news portal that she has been working on this project for the last 13 years. She revealed that […]

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Javed Akhtar reveals his first salary was Rs 50, recalls sleeping in Kamalistan studio’s costume room – Times of India

January 21, 2023

Veteran screenwriter, lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar recently walked down the memory lane to recall the time when he had come to Mumbai to pursue his dream of becoming a director. In his new interview, Javed revealed that he had landed his first job with Pakeezah director Kamal Amrohi, where he used to get paid […]

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Throwback: The eternal music in Kamal Amrohi’s films – Times of India

January 17, 2023

Before Kamal Amrohi made Pakeezah with its immortal songs, there was Mahal in 1949 which featured the eternally popular Aayega Aanewala composed by Khemchand Prakash, said to be a turning point in both Lata Mangeshkar and Madhubala’s fledgling careers.Mahal also had Lataji’s two other memorabilia Mushqil Hai Bahot Mushqil and Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya. […]

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Hansal Mehta to direct Meena Kumari biopic featuring Kriti Sanon -Exclusive! – Times of India

April 9, 2022

A few days ago ETimes was the first to break the exclusive scoop that Kriti Sanon was being considered to play the lead role in T-Series’ upcoming biopic on Meena Kumari. Now, our trusted sources have revealed to us that the director of the project has been locked in and it’s Hansal Mehta. The source […]

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Kriti Sanon to play Meena Kumari in the legend’s biopic film? – Exclusive! – Times of India

March 25, 2022

We’ve made a habit of sniffing out news before anyone else. ETimes has now landed on a big scoop in Bollywood involving the late actress Meena Kumari. T-Series is toying with the idea of making a biopic on the legendary star and Kriti Sanon has been asked to play Meena Kumari. Sanon has yet to […]

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Tajdar Amrohi: Casting for Kamal Amrohi and Meena Kumari’s biopic won’t be easy -Exclusive! – Times of India

February 18, 2022

Kamal Amrohi’s son Tajdar Amrohi is keen on seeing a biopic on his father and Chhoti Ammi, Meena Kumari come to fruition. But staging such an ambitious project is not easy. Tajdar revealed to ETimes, “It’s difficult because today there are casting directors. Kamal Amrohi and Meena Kumari are likely to be the central characters […]

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Tajdar Amrohi: My father Kamal Amrohi loved Lata Mangeshkar like she was his daughter – Exclusive! – Times of India

February 7, 2022

Actor and filmmaker Tajdar Amrohi, son of late Kamal Amrohi, who’s film Mahal and the song Aayega Aanewala, turned Lata Mangeshkar into a sensation around the world, recalls his fond memories of the Nightingale Of India. Excerpts: ‘Lata Mangeshkar was my father’s favourite’ Lata Mangeshkar sang all the memorable songs in my father Kamal Amrohi’s […]

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