In pictures: 100 years of Bollywood 1994 to 2003
May 14, 2013
A R Rahman Allah Rakha Rahman is known to the international community as the guy who made the music for Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire; at home, he’s the go-to guy for the New Sound, the A R Rahman sound, a bottom-feeder sound that reinvented Tami???
Aditya Chopra Yash Chopra had two sons: Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra. Uday has had a rather problematic career as an actor but Aditya Chopra ensured his place in Bollywood’s cinematic history with his first directorial outing: Dilwaale Dulhaniya Le Ja???
Karisma Kapoor There was an unspoken rule in Bollywood: my son can become an actor, my daughter cannot, will not, over my dead body. It took Karishma Kapoor to defy her grandfather, the redoubtable Raj Kapoor, who had first publicly formulated this dikta???
Shah Rukh Khan None of the great superstars have had any nepotistic support systems in the industry. Not Saigal, not Dilip Kumar, not Bachchan, not Shah Rukh Khan. His appeal is an odd androgynous one. He is the only male actor to have appeared in a seri???
Sooraj Barjatya The Big Fat Indian Wedding? Sooraj Barjatya invented it in Hum Aapke Hain Koun…? and put ‘wedding planner’ on the careers menu of the middle-class Indian. Barjatya came from a well-respected film family that had specialized in makin???