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- Subrata Roy set to go back to Tihar jail; SC declines to extend parole
- Explained: Restricting Pakistan's access to Indus easier said than done
- MNS-affiliate sets 48-hour deadline for Pakistani artists to leave India
- BJP-BDJS alliance in Kerala on verge of collapse hints leader
It is hard to forget the golden shimmer of the dress that Parveen Babi wore in this song, with Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor watching on. The dance was minimalistic in comparison to the cabaret songs shot in the 1960s, but Babi's eyes exuded all the passion of a cabaret dancer.
Duniya mein logon ko, Apna Desh
At a time when her contemporaries, such as Asha Parekh and Waheeda Rehman, were choosing to portray themselves as chastity queens, Mumtaz emerged as an actresses who could challenge designated vamps like Helen, Bindu and so on on the dance floor. She did several cabaret numbers, without shying away from the costumes or the dance moves. This song from Apna Desh opposite Rajesh Khanna, however, is the most popular as much for the dance as for the actors' eclectic looks.
- In both India and Pakistan, war and peace are used to make political gains
- PM Modi’s strategy of escalation vis a vis Pak seems like a gamble, but not without calculation.
- Describing soldiers who died in Uri as martyrs does them a disservice
- Claiming Shahabuddin is irrelevant in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar sidesteps the truth
- Deendayal Upadhyaya transformed the Jana Sangh into a cadre party.
- Pakistan and India must get together to isolate the Kashmir issue