Tag Archives: Old Bollywood

The Art of Dressing

Screencaps from the colourised version of Piya Aiso Jiya Mein. Ostensibly about the piya but really an ode to the art of dressing up. Alternatively Meena is Queen of Everything. And has a few helpers. Another similar song – from … Continue reading

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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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Random post to document a decade

Shobhana Samarth, probably taken in the late 30s/early 40s. A few posts don’t have a theme but are merely to provide a snapshot of a decade – I normally tag the decade so its easy to follow the tags.

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Just the Blouse

  Now and then a post where it is just the blouse without the upper drape.  

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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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