Prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra was a craftsman who narrated emotional dramas with minimum characters and effective visuals for over three decades, won five National Awards and influenced a whole generation of filmmakers with his work.
Balu Mahendra, director of acclaimed Tamil film Moondram Pirai and its Hindi version Sadma, died in a Chennai hospital today. He was 74.
At 50, Sridevi still has the charm and curves that can give many leading actresses of the Hindi film industry a run for their money.
Fifteen years away from the arc-lights have not dimmed Sridevi's talent or her star quality and now, at 50, she is a bona fide star once again, a feat last achieved by a 58-year-old Amitabh Bachchan whose career was resurrected by Mohabbatein in 2000.
After a great comeback to silver with English Vinglish, Sridevi seems to be keen to hit the rewind button. Apart from Mr India 2, the actress might also be seen acting with Kamal Haasan once again.
Actor R Madhavan talks about the movie character he identifies with the most, film that changed his life and much more.
As Sridevi turns a year older this Friday, we take a look at her journey through this pictures
There are films that make you laugh, allow the mind to ponder the impossible and stretch your imagination.
But ever so often on that emotional roller-coaster - amidst the drama, laughs and tears of joy - there are those moments that tug on your heartstrings and are so heart-wrenching that they remain with you forever.