Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

GulzarWhen inane movies get honoured, we get a feel that the selection process is rigged. When genuine talent does not get recognized, we feel tormented.

Here is a thought-provoking post on the subject.

My Views On Bollywood

By Sharada Iyer

There is nothing more disheartening to an artiste than to have his/her work not appreciated at the right time…

Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Recently veteran writer-director-lyricist-poet Gulzar was bestowed with the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to the world of Indian cinema. A truly deserving award for such a multi-talented genius the like of whom the industry may never produce again. But does he realize how lucky he is to have received the award when he is still active and is in full possession of his mental and physical faculties to enjoy the award?

Unlike the last year’s recipient of this same award –the late veteran actor Pran who was given the award too late in life. This gem of an actor hung his boots several years ago and though he had been in good health for a number of years after that, the Government…

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