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Phool Aur Patthar starred Dharmendra and Meena Kumari in lead roles.

Dharmendra celebrates 54 years of Phool Aur Patthar, says ‘Removing my shirt did wonders for the film as well as for me’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Dharmendra has shared a video to celebrate 54 years of his career-defining film Phool Aur Patthar. Watch it here.
Meena Kumari and Dharmendra in Phool Aur Patthar.
Meena Kumari and Dharmendra in Phool Aur Patthar.

Meena Kumari’s 87th birth anniversary: A look at her bond with Dharmendra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 03:14 PM IST
Legendry actor Meena Kumari would have turned 87 had she been alive today. A tremendous pool of talent but with a troubled personal life, Meena’s public and personal life were in perpetual conflict.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Indian boxers claim four silver medals at Nation’s Cup in Serbia

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 03:54 PM IST
None of the Indians could win their summit bouts on Sunday night with Monika (48kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg) being the other silver medal winners apart from Meena.
Singer Lucky Ali says he creates music which does not cater to everyone’s thought process.(HT Photo)
Singer Lucky Ali says he creates music which does not cater to everyone’s thought process.(HT Photo)

Lucky Ali claims he felt the wrath of people who worked with father Mahmood: ‘They took it out all on me’

Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 01:13 PM IST
Despite being a son of Mahmood, and the nephew of Meena Kumari, singer Lucky Ali was drawn towards the “alternative film space” and wanted to work with filmmakers like Shyam Benegal.
Meena Kumari in a scene from Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam.
Meena Kumari in a scene from Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam.

Meena Kumari’s 86th birth anniversary: Onscreen tragedy queen who endured pain all her life

By Nivedita Mishra, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 01:59 PM IST
On Meena Kumari’s 86th birth anniversary, a look at her short but eventful life, where success and pain were her constant companions.
With the family moving to Bombay, little Nazir made it to cinema. Success swooped on him instantly. His innocence and his voice both unbroken, he had everything that child-stardom needs(File Photo)
With the family moving to Bombay, little Nazir made it to cinema. Success swooped on him instantly. His innocence and his voice both unbroken, he had everything that child-stardom needs(File Photo)

Nazir Ali’s story: A life bigger than nationalities

PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 07:01 PM IST
Ratan Kumar was his screen name. The home-given name of this boy, born in 1941, in Ajmer, was Syed Nazir Ali Rizvi. And just as Bombay turned Mohammad Yusuf Khan into Dilip Kumar, Mahjabeen into Meena Kumari, it morphed Nazir Ali into Ratan Kumar.
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children.(Hindustan Times)
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children.(Hindustan Times)

Denied admission, parents of EWS kids mull moving court

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 03:57 AM IST
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children
Image for representation(Getty Images)
Image for representation(Getty Images)

Nikhat, Meena Kumari strike gold at Strandja Memorial Boxing

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:37 PM IST
On Monday, Pwilao Basumatari (64kg), Neeraj (60kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) had settled for bronze medals after losing their semifinal bouts.
Police on Wednesday launched a manhunt for the father of the girls, aged 11 and eight, who were sent to a child care institute in the city where they are undergoing counselling.(/HT PHOTO)
Police on Wednesday launched a manhunt for the father of the girls, aged 11 and eight, who were sent to a child care institute in the city where they are undergoing counselling.(/HT PHOTO)

Delhi man abandons two daughters at cycle repair shop in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 07:16 AM IST
Their father told them that he would take them around the city in his office car, but left them at a cycle repair shop instead.
Pinki Jangra reached the finals of 51kg boxing at the Ahmet Comart Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.(Twitter)
Pinki Jangra reached the finals of 51kg boxing at the Ahmet Comart Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.(Twitter)

Pinki Jangra in final, 5 others in semis of Turkish boxing tournament

Istanbul | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 06:59 PM IST
Pinki Jangra (51kg) defeated former world champion Steluta Duta in the quarterfinals 5-0 before getting the better of Australian Taylah Robertson in the semi-finals.
August 1 marks the 85th birth anniversary of the exceptionally intriguing Bollywood actor, Meena Kumari.
August 1 marks the 85th birth anniversary of the exceptionally intriguing Bollywood actor, Meena Kumari.

Google Doodle honours Meena Kumari on her 85th birth anniversary

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 04:24 PM IST
Born in 1933, Meena Kumari grew up on camera, lighting up the silver screen from the age of four. She became a formidable actor in Indian cinema, appearing in more than 90 films.
Meena Kumari played a courtesan in Pakeezah, opposite Ashok Kumar and Rajkummar, one of her best movies.
Meena Kumari played a courtesan in Pakeezah, opposite Ashok Kumar and Rajkummar, one of her best movies.

On Meena Kumari’s 85th birth anniversary, a look at her life marked by pain and emotional upheaval

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Much like her screen characters, the life of legendary actor Meena Kumari (born Mahjabeen Bano) was nothing but a string of disappointments and emotional upheavals. On her 85th birth anniversary today, a glance at her life and films.
Janhvi will make her Bollywood debut with Dhadak later this year.(PTI)
Janhvi will make her Bollywood debut with Dhadak later this year.(PTI)

Janhvi Kapoor is the breath of fresh air you were waiting for. See video

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 01:38 PM IST
Janhvi Kapoor appeared on the cover of Vogue India in its June edition. Pictures appeared in May-end and now the video is out. Watch it here.
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