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Happy birthday Mumtaz: A shining star who formed a hit combination with Rajesh Khanna

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When the history of Hindi cinema is written, the name of yesteryear’s golden star Mumtaz will be right up there for the world to see. Ask anyone from that era about Mumtaz and see their faces light up. Historically speaking, female actors tend to get a raw deal as most author-backed roles are reserved for men. Despite this major shortcoming, if there was one star who could shine, perhaps as brightly as her leading man, it had to be Mumtaz. From action in films with Dara Singh to romances and family dramas with Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz’s dancing skills, screen presence and oomph ensured that audiences were hooked on to her.

Yet, her journey in Hindi films did not begin with a bang. She was successful from the word go – working in as many as 16 action films with wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, mostly successful. She was dubbed stunt heroine of Bollywood. However, in the years to come, she would go on to form a formidable combination with superstar Rajesh Khanna, evolving as an actor and star herself. She would metamorphose into a dancing star with tremendous sex appeal. No wonder to this day, Mumtaz is remembered as a diva.

With Rajesh, she worked in a number of films, of which 8 were superhits. On Mumtaz’s 73rd birthday, a look at her hit films and the evergreen songs from these films.

Mumtaz’s most successful pairing was with Rajesh Khanna.

Mumtaz’s most successful pairing was with Rajesh Khanna.

The two first acted together in 1969’s Do Raaste. A family drama, it laid emphasis on family values, joint family system and paramount importance given to mother in the Indian family system; the film was a big hit. Whether or not people recall the film per se, the songs are still fondly recalled. Remember songs like Bindiya Chamkegi, Yeh Reshmi Zulfien and Chup Gaye Saare Nazaaare?

 

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The same year, they appeared in Bandhan. A family drama with a rural backdrop, the film saw the couple find favour with masses. Mumtaz, the oomph queen, was now metamorphosing into a more mainstream heroine and how.

Sacha Jhutha was largely a Rajesh Khanna film but Mumtaz was by now getting more substantial roles with significant screen time. In this film, she plays a police informer, who is tasked with the responsibility of infiltrating a diamond thief’s inner circle and win his trust. Needless to say like all Mumtaz-Rajesh films, this film too had chartbusters – who can forget hit songs like Yunhi Tum Mujhse Baat Karti Ho and Meri Pyaari Beheniya?

 

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Their next film together was Dushman – yet another family cum crime drama. Playing a happy-go-lucky girl, Mumtaz presented a perfect foil to Rajesh with the latter playing a convicted truck driver, undergoing an unusual reform routine, as ordered by the court. If you have a fondness for old film songs, Paise Phenko Tamasha Dekho and Maine Dekha Tune Dekha, Kya Dekha will certainly ring a bell.

 

Apna Desh was their next hit film – it was a remake of hit Telugu film, Kathanayakudu. A light-hearted take on corruption, it had Mumtaz and Rajesh con their detractors to bring criminals to justice. Tune in to late night FM studios and you are likely to listen to hit songs such as Duniya Mein Logon Ko, Kajra Lagaake Gajra Lagake and Sun Champa Sun Tara.

 

Aap Ki Kasam, a relationship drama, saw Mumtaz take on her career’s most challenging role, playing wife to a jealous husband. The film starred Sanjeev Kumar as its third lead. Its songs are wildly popular till today – Jai Jai Shiv Shankar, Zindagi Ke Safar Mein and Karwate Badalte Rahen.

 

Roti, yet another superhit film from the ’70s, was a remake of an English film, Face of a Fugitive. Today, the film is recalled for its hits songs. Recall Gore Rang Pe Na Itna Gumaan Kar, Naach Meri Bulbul and Yeh Public Hai Yeh Sab Jaanti Hai.

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Pre Kahaani would serve as the last film of the hit machine where they play lovers. The film is a classic rich girl-poor boy love story which plays out in the era of British India – Rajesh plays the idealist but jobless young man with Mumtaz playing his lover, hailing from a British-serving Indian elite.

In the mid ’70s, Mumtaz decided to call it quits, at the height of her popularity, and settle down in happy matrimony. She married London-based Indian origin industrialist Mayur Madhvani and moved westwards. She now lives in the British capital and has two daughters, one of whom is married to Feroz Khan’s son, Fardeen.

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Gaurav Chopra’s adorable lullaby for his little prince will leave you emotional

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Gaurav Chopra and wife Hitisha Cheranda welcomed a baby boy on September 12 in Bengaluru. He has been sharing a lot of pictures with his baby boy and it’s super cute. However, recently he shared a video of himself holding his little prince and singing an adorable lullaby for him. Gaurav Chopra had lost both his parents recently but he became a father as well during this time. The actor is thankful to God for this gift but also misses his parents. Along with his video, Gaurav also penned down a long note where he spoke about embracing fatherhood and also remembered his father. He wrote, “Both of us are two weeks old today … Our #princeChopra and me , the infant #daddy ..both learning .. this is the #lori I sing to him ..he’s kind enough to ignore the lack of rhythm and tune .. and falls asleep each time … sometimes both the infants : him and me fall asleep ..he loves to wriggle and snuggle into my neck ..” Also Read – Gaurav Chopra’s adorable lullaby for his little prince will leave you emotional

“Had mentioned this song in a previous post .. had improvised this for a scene in #uttaran , its originally from #kabhikabhie ..Hope you’re kind enough to ignore the besuri singing as well..??? Tomorrow it shall be a month to my father passing away …While I take baby steps to become a daddy ,he guides and mentors me from within .. If only …Sending out love and wishes and asking for blessings ,like always …” Take a look at his post here: Also Read – Gaurav Chopra shares the FIRST picture of his baby boy, and it’s super cute!

Gaurav Chopra spoke about the feeling of becoming a father for the first time in an interview with Bombay Times. He said, “I am so happy that we have got the baby home now. Hitisha, her parents, grandmother and I take turns to look after him. Hitisha’s friends, and my brother and bhabhi decorated the entire house when we brought him home from the hospital. It was an emotional moment and I missed my mother the most. She would have been ecstatic if she were here to see her grandson.” Also Read – Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2, Nia Sharma, Bigg Boss 14 — here are the TV newsmakers of the week

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Mandar Chandwadkar aka Mr. Bhide’s social media account gets hacked

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SAB TV’s popular and longest show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is riding the success high as it recently completed 3000 episodes. The show is a nation wide success and there’s no one who doesn’t know the characters of the show. But recently one of the popular characters of the show Mr. Atmaram Bhide played by Mandar Chandwadkar’s social media account was hacked. He took Palak Sindhwani aka Sonu’s social media account to make the announcement to his fans and followers.

Palak who play Mr. Bhide’s daughter Sonu posted the video informing everyone about Mandar’s account getting hacked. She also wrote, “*URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT**Hello, everyone, This is to inform you that I’m not operating my Instagram id since last 4 days , I.e., @realmandarchandwadkar so if anybody is receiving messages from my id, consider that it’s been hacked, please spread the word! I’ll inform you once I’ll get access to my Instagram id, till then take care, I’ll update you all soon.

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Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 29th September 2020 Written Episode Update

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Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 29th September 2020 Episode starts with Riddhima checking the teddy. Vansh comes and says did you see Ishani, she isn’t in her room. Ishani thinks I may get caught. Vansh sees the teddy and says Ishani, come out. Aryan worries. Ishani comes out. Everyone comes out. Vansh scolds Aryan. Aryan asks why do you always accuse me, I gifted her the teddy, I didn’t know she will do this, maybe Riddhima has helped Ishani escape. Vansh says because I know Riddhima can never do this, I reached your room and got your blank cheque, why did Ishani give this to you. Dadi slaps Aryan.

She says you were making Ishani run away, why are you taking revenge, I would have ousted you from the house. Vansh asks her to calm down. He says you would have ruined our family respect, its good Riddhima saw you and stopped, go and get ready, its time for the rounds. Ishani sits in the mandap.

Vansh asks Riddhima to have juice, she didn’t have anything since morning. She asks did you know. He nods. She thanks him. He says let me thank you, you saved my life and today my respect, I would have lost Ishani today, its my mistake, I failed to keep an eye on her, thank you so much, why do you look so worried, is everything fine, I don’t believe in keeping favors. She recalls everything and says I wanted to tell you something, about my past, when I was out of the house…. before marriage… Vansh stops her. Ye pyaar hai…plays….

Vansh says it was your past, we are married now, we are together and it matters to me, you also learn to live in present, you will be happy. Pandit says its time for kanyadaan. Dadi says Ishani’s dad isn’t alive, Vansh and Riddhima will do the kanyadaan. Ishani thinks I will ignite fire in your life. Pandit says Riddhima didn’t wear any suhaag sign. Riddhima says sorry, I forgot to wear it. Vansh says its fine. He takes the sindoor and fills in her maang. Kabir and Anupriya look on. Kabir says so much happened and its not affecting her, how. Vansh makes Riddhima wear the mangalsutra.

Pandit does tilak to him and gives the gathbandhan cloth. Vansh and Riddhima tie the gathbandhan cloth for Ishani and Angre. Riddhima recalls his words. She recalls their marriage. Ishani and Angre take the wedding rounds. They perform the rituals. Vansh sees Riddhima. Anupriya says I think Riddhima forgot the past and moved on, she has fallen for Vansh, what will we do now. Kabir says my pawn has gone blind in love, she has to come back to me at any cost. He vents anger on himself. Riddhima asks Dadi not to worry. They see Vansh shouting on the call. Vansh says you should send the file to Khurana by tomorrow. He goes. Riddhima says he looks worried. Dadi says he stays angry when he is hungry, it was Ishani’s marriage, he didn’t find time to have anything, did you have anything, you both are same, like kids, caterers would have gone, wait, I will make something. Riddhima says I will cook something for us, don’t worry. Kabir says time has come…. He gets angry.

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