The 1980 version of the song Jaanu Meri Jaan features Parveen Babi and Bindiya Goswami along with Big B and Shashi Kapoor, while Shruti and Rajkummar appear enough to cook up a storm in the new rendition
Their deaths shine a light on the darker side of an industry which, with its insistence on often unforgiving standards of beauty, its stringent definition of what constitutes success and instant dismissal of anyone failing to deliver, and its complete lack of any sort of counseling to cope with the vagaries of showbiz, has sometimes proved all-consuming
From his affair with late Bollywood star Parveen Babi to his inebriated past, Mr Bhatt has never hesitated in sourcing ideas for films from his real life
Did you know that Yash Chopra's original wishlist was Rajesh Khanna as Vijay Verma? Or that Big B was allowed to ad lib the entire death scene and he was extremely intimidated by the thought of having to challenge God in the temple scene? Here are some facts only a true cine fan would know
By the Seventies, Deven Verma was one of Bollywood's most in-demand comedians, winning the first of his three Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian in 1976 for Chori Mera Kaam
Here are some screen jewel thieves we'll never forget:
As the Indian Cinema completes 100 years, we look at some of B-Town's most shocking and scandalous stories.
Deewar (1975) remains one of director Yash Chopra's most seminal films. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Nirupa Roy and Neetu Singh, Deewar gave the anti-hero star billing with its tale of two brothers on opposite sides of the law.
In 1977, Manmohan Desai's Amar Akbar Anthony, preaching religious tolerance, was a landmark film in mainstream Bollywood.
Sajid Khan's remake of the 1983 hit film Himmatwala releases today. The film features Ajay Devgn and southern actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who makes her Bollywood debut.
Sonakshi Sinha, who will be seen doing a peppy dance number in Sajid Khan's Himmatwala has been donning a desi look in her previous films like Dabangg and Rowdy Rathore.
New age actress Sonakshi Sinha is taking cue from actresses like Sridevi and Parveen Babi for a retro disco number that she has shot for the Himmatwala remake.