Tag Archives: Madhubala

Dilip Kumar & Madhubala & Tarana

Dilip Kumar is 92 today (11/Dec/2014). Watch Dilip and Madhubala being very adorable in Nain mile baawre and giving off some old-fashioned heat in Beiman Tore Nainwa in 1951’s Tarana. This was pretty much part of the soundtrack of my … Continue reading

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The Indian Mod Post

Typically in the first half of an Indian movie you would have a Westernised heroine before the “curse of the second half” hit and out came the saris. And of course vamps were allowed to wear Western clothing all the … Continue reading

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The Asia Post

The cheongsam doesn’t seem to have influenced fashion in India (perhaps those blouses with stand-up collars?).  In Indian cinema they seem to be appear only when the part is Chinese.  But here is Madhubala in a cheongsam. Pic source.

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The Islamic Attire Post

  And some of the discarded influences – like jaunty caps – need to come back.

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The 1950s Post

What the well dressed journo was wearing circa 1958. Check out the piping and back buttons!

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