Stars from Another Sky The Bombay Film World of the 1940s (PDF)

  • Hardcover
  • 215
  • Stars from Another Sky The Bombay Film World of the 1940s
  • Saadat Hasan Manto
  • English
  • 09 January 2020
  • 9780140275964

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download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Saadat Hasan Manto Saadat Hasan Manto Á 0 summary download Stars from Another Sky The Bombay Film World of the 1940s Vi from an ordinary housewife into a pawn in the hands of film companies He writes with relish about the bunglings of the comedian VH Desai and the incredible dedication of Nawab Kaashmiri to the art of acting There are also stories about the rise of Nur Jehan as the greatest singer of her times; and the various peccadilloes of the musician Rafi Ghaznavi With subjects ranging from film journalism to the sexual eccentricities of these stars Manto brings to life a generation with his characteristic verve and hones. Manto does it again This book is a collection of sketches about some famous personalities of Indian film industry of 1940s mainl

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download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Saadat Hasan Manto Saadat Hasan Manto Á 0 summary download Stars from Another Sky The Bombay Film World of the 1940s Unforgettable reminiscences about the eccentric glamorous yet angst ridden Hindi film world of the 1940s Saadat Hasan Manto one of the greatest short story writers of the Urdu language was also a film journalist and story writer for the Hindi film industry in Bombay As an insider he was privy to the most private moments of the men and women who have dazzled generations of audiences In this series of sketches Ashok Kumar the screen idol of yore emerges as a shy yet brilliant actor forever looking to flee the eage. A collection of Manto s writings on the Bombay film industry of the 1940 s The book would have been all the entertaining if onl

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download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Saadat Hasan Manto Saadat Hasan Manto Á 0 summary download Stars from Another Sky The Bombay Film World of the 1940s R advances of his female fans; Nargis comes across as just another young girl looking for companionship among her peers before she steps on the ladder that will forever take her away from the comforts of an ordinary middle class life; and Shyam the dashing handsome hero is portrayed as a straightforward flirtatious young man pining for the woman he loves Manto also describes in detail the obsessions of Sitara Devi; the unfulfilled desires of Paro Devi; and the intriguing twists and turns which transform Neena De. A uirky anecdotal view of the Hindi film industry from a time when even my grandparents were kids Like the back cover states mos