KL SAIGAL

  • Playlist: The best of Shamshad Begum April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the initial playback singers of the Hindi film industry Shamshad Begum is not with us anymore. She died at her Mumbai residence at the age of 94. Shamshad Begum was born on April 14, 1919 in Amritsar, Punjab. She made her debut on Peshawar Radio in Lahore...
  • Assertive women and macho men in Bollywood now March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The script has changed in Bollywood in the last 60 years the women are more worldly, the men more macho and the cinema itself more technosavvy, almost as good as Hollywood, says veteran cinema writer and critic Bhaichand Patel. "The women in Hindi cinema are more assertive though...