Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, veteran actress and wife Jaya Bachchan, versatile Vidya Balan and Sharmila Tagore light up 21st edition of Kolkata film festival. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee presided the function. Amitabh Bachchan light-up the candles and initiates the festival am
SD Burman - Saphal Hogi Teri Aradhana - Aradhana 
"Aradhana" (Worship) is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Shakti Samanta and starring Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna. It is a copy of the Hollywood film "To Each His Own", a 1946 movie. It was voted best film of the year by the Filmfare Awards. Sharmila Tagore won her first Filmfare Best Actress Award for the same role that won Olivia de Havilland her first Academy Award for Best Actress. Aradhana's success gave way to two remakes, both starring Vanisri in Sharmila Tagore's role: the Tamil film Sivakamiyin Selvan (1974) and the Telugu film Kannavari Kalalu (1974). The music is by Sachin Dev Burman and lyrics by Anand Bakshi. Trivia; * In the film Parineeta, Sharmila Tagore's son, Saif Ali Khan rides on the same train Tagore rides on in Aradhana. 1969 Awards; * Filmfare Best Movie Award: Shakti Samanta * Filmfare Best Actress Award: Sharmila Tagore * Filmfare Best Male Playback Award: Kishore Kumar for the song Roop tera mastana............. Kumar Shri Sachin Dev Burman ( October 1, 1906 - October 31, 1975), also credited as Burman da, Kumar Sachindra Dev Barman, Sachin karta or SD Burman, was one of the most famous music composers for Hindi movies and a Bengali singer and composer. His son Rahul Dev Burman also achieved great success as a Bollywood music director in his own right. SD Burman composed music for 100 movies, including Bengali films. SD Burman's compositions have been mainly sung to a large extent by the likes of Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Rafi, Geeta ...
Veteran actors Sharmila Tagore, Aparna Sen and television personality-turned-politician Derek O’Brien have come down heavily on BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya and Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi for calling Shah Rukh Khan “anti-national” and “Pakistani agent” over the actor’s "extreme
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will inaugurate the 21 edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) where as many as 149 films by 137 directors from 61 countries will be screened across 12 venues. The opening ceremony of the eight-day festival beginning from Novembe