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  • Sachin Dev Burman’s 113th birth anniversary today

    S D Burman completed his matriculation at the age of 14 from Comilla Zilla School in 1920, then pursued higher studies from Comilla Victoria College.
  • Lata Mangeshkar turns 90 today

    Lata Mangeshkar has won millions of hearts with her melodious voice in the songs, Aayega Aanewala Aayega (Mahal, 1949), and Ye Zindegi Usiki Hai (Anarkali, 1953), among a plethora of others. The singer turns 90 today.
  • Hemanta Mukhopadhyay

    99th birth anniversary of Hemanta Mukhopadhyay today

    Today marks the 99th birth anniversary of Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, a legendary singer and composer of the subcontinent. He was born in Varanasi in 1920. His family came from Jayanagar of West Bengal. They went to Bhawanipur of Calcutta in the early 1900s. While studying in Mitra
  • Looking back at Satyajit Ray’s noteworthy films

    Yesterday marked the 98th birthday of Satyajit Ray. Akira Kurosawa spoke highly about his films. “It is the kind of cinema that flows with the serenity and nobility of a big river.
  • Suchitra Sen's 89th Birthday today

    Suchitra Sen an endeared icon

    Suchitra Sen, for the emotive verve of her acting and the phenomenal charm of her beauty, caught the imagination of many, becoming one of the most endeared stars of the industry. The celebrated actor, who passed away in 2014, would have been 88 today.