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16September, 2021

Cinemaazi remembers M S Subbulakshmi on her birth anniversary

Celebrating the birth anniversary of the illustrious M S Subbulakshmi who was born on this day, 16th September in 1916. An icon and inspiration, she contributed immensely to the Indian film industry and classical music.
Celebrating the birth anniversary of the illustrious M S Subbulakshmi who was born on this day, 16th September in 1916. An icon and inspiration, she contributed immensely to the Indian film industry and classical music.

Cinemaazi remembers Vijay Patil on his birth anniversary

Remembering the creator of chartbusters such as Deva ho deva Ganapati deva from Humse Bhadkar Kaun (1981), Mere rang mein rangnewali from Maine Pyar Kiya ((1989), and Wah wah Ramji from Hum Aapke Hain Koun ((1994)… Today is the birth anniversary of music composer Vijay Patil, popularly known as Laxman, one half of the music composer duo Raam Laxman. Born 16 September, 1942 in Nagpur, he went on to become famous for composing music for Dada

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Remembering the creator of chartbusters such as Deva ho deva Ganapati deva from Humse Bhadkar Kaun (1981), Mere rang mein rangnewali from Maine Pyar Kiya ((1989), and Wah wah Ramji from Hum Aapke Hain Koun ((1994)… Today is the birth anniversary of music composer Vijay Patil, popularly known as Laxman, one half of the music composer duo Raam Laxman. Born 16 September, 1942 in Nagpur, he went on to become famous for composing music for Dada Kondke’s Marathi films as well as several hit Hindi films in the 1980s and 1990s. 


 
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15September, 2021

Cinemaazi remembers Munavvar Sultana on her death anniversary

‘She is one of those few artistes gifted with a pleasant screen personality. She possesses, in addition, a husky voice which forms the basis of her sex appeal. Well-modulated and distinct, her voice keeps harmony with her expressive face and she never fails to move the audience in emotional situations.’ These words of praise came from Baburao Patel, the famous editor of Filmindia, as he wrote about Munavvar Sultana, star of the 1940s.

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‘She is one of those few artistes gifted with a pleasant screen personality. She possesses, in addition, a husky voice which forms the basis of her sex appeal. Well-modulated and distinct, her voice keeps harmony with her expressive face and she never fails to move the audience in emotional situations.’ These words of praise came from Baburao Patel, the famous editor of Filmindia, as he wrote about Munavvar Sultana, star of the 1940s. She passed away on 15 September 2007 at the age of 83. Cinemaazi remembers the acclaimed actress on her death anniversary.

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14September, 2021

Cinemaazi remembers G P Sippy on his birth anniversary

One of the biggest producers of the Hindi film industry, G P Sippy was born on this day, 14th September in 1914. From starting out as a builder and developer in the construction industry, he invested in the Dev Anand-starrer film Sazaa (1951) directed by Fali Mistry, which defined his entry into the film business. The rest has been history.
One of the biggest producers of the Hindi film industry, G P Sippy was born on this day, 14th September in 1914. From starting out as a builder and developer in the construction industry, he invested in the Dev Anand-starrer film Sazaa (1951) directed by Fali Mistry, which defined his entry into the film business. The rest has been history.

Cinemaazi remembers Ramkrishna Shinde on his death anniversary

Acclaimed music composer, Ramkrishna Shinde passed away on this day, 14 September 1985. He made a mark for himself by composing music for Marathi plays and films like Manager (1947), Bihari (1948), Gauna (1950) among a few. Towards the end of his career he started composing music for ballet performances and made a huge mark for himself in that field. Cinemaazi remembers him on his death anniversary.


 

Acclaimed music composer, Ramkrishna Shinde passed away on this day, 14 September 1985. He made a mark for himself by composing music for Marathi plays and films like Manager (1947), Bihari (1948), Gauna (1950) among a few. Towards the end of his career he started composing music for ballet performances and made a huge mark for himself in that field. Cinemaazi remembers him on his death anniversary.


 

Cinemaazi remembers Tarun Bose on his birth anniversary

Cinemaazi remembers the illustrious Indian actor, Tarun Bose, on his birth anniversary today, the 14th of September. Born in 1928, he was most famous for playing nuanced character roles and worked in many Hindi films of his time, gaining an immense popularity and regard from the Indian film industry.

Image Credits: Tarun Bose and the World of Cinema.

Cinemaazi remembers the illustrious Indian actor, Tarun Bose, on his birth anniversary today, the 14th of September. Born in 1928, he was most famous for playing nuanced character roles and worked in many Hindi films of his time, gaining an immense popularity and regard from the Indian film industry.

Image Credits: Tarun Bose and the World of Cinema.

Cinemaazi wishes a very Happy Birthday to Rajkumar Kohli

Cinemaazi wishes a very Happy Birthday to the filmmaker and producer Rajkumar Kohli. Born on this day, 14 September 1930, the director celebrates his 91st birthday today. Known for films like Nagin (1976), Jaani Dushman (1979), Naukar Biwi Ka (1983), and many more he created a distinct name for himself in the industry.

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Cinemaazi wishes a very Happy Birthday to the filmmaker and producer Rajkumar Kohli. Born on this day, 14 September 1930, the director celebrates his 91st birthday today. Known for films like Nagin (1976), Jaani Dushman (1979), Naukar Biwi Ka (1983), and many more he created a distinct name for himself in the industry.

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