Speaking of 'vamps' in Indian cinema's "golden era", I can't help but think of Helen... the epitome of verve and pizzazz! It will be hard to extoll virtues about this most elegant lady -- a contradiction, eh? But I only saw her on the Hindi cinema screen, usually in the role of the "other woman" … Continue reading A bundle of verve, pizzazz… Helen!
Vaah, vaah, wow... what a song... your exultant parents, others of their generation, and today even we shower superlatives on songs such as this one: Or then again, this one... There's yet another song that crosses my mind, as do a zillion others... I wonder... was it Raj Kapoor's charisma that camouflaged the nuances of … Continue reading A social commentary… hypocrisy, or hurtful reality?