Meena Kumari — the ‘ajeeb dastan’ Bollywood actor who never needed glycerin to shed tears
For someone who won seven trophies—Filmfare, BFJA, Shama-Sushma awards— choosing Meena Kumari's best five films was tough. But here's our pick.
Pakeezah is that rare film whose making is as much of a story as the actual plot
Kamal Amrohi's Pakeezah took a decade-and-a-half to be made, but is now synonymous with its star, Meena Kumari, who died just after it finally released.
Meena Kumari, tragedy queen on screen and accomplished poet off it
The actor began her 33-year career as a child, and went on to act in films like Majhli Didi, Pakeezah, Baiju Bawra and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam.
Remembering Kamal Amrohi, the filmmaker who needed just 4 movies to be hailed as a master
Writer-director Kamal Amrohi is best known for Pakeezah, the musical classic starring his wife Meena Kumari, and the Ashok Kumar-Madhubala starrer Mahal.
Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car
What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.
NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms
New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...
In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College
As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband.
Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory
No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.