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Rani Mukherjee
RANI MUKERJI (born 21 March 1978) is an Indian actress. Through her Bollywood
Bollywood
career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards , including seven Filmfare Awards . Her film roles have been cited as a significant departure from the traditional portrayal of women in Bollywood. Although Mukerji was born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family , in which her parents and relatives were members of the Indian film industry, she did not aspire to pursue a career in film. However, while still a teenager she dabbled with acting by playing a supporting role in her father 's Bengali language film Biyer Phool (1996) and later accepted a leading role in the 1997 social drama Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat on the insistence of her mother. She then began a full-time career in film and gained recognition for a supporting role in the romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
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Ayan Mukerji
AYAN MUKERJI (or MUKHERJEE) (born 15 August 1983) is an Indian film director, from the cinema prominent Mukherjee-Samarth family . Mukherjee made his directorial debut at the age of 26 with the coming-of-age comedy Wake Up Sid , a 2009 film, produced by Karan Johar . The film opened to strong reviews and box office returns. His next release, the 2013 romantic comedy Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
, ranks among one of the Highest-grossing Hindi films of all time. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and background * 2 Career * 3 Controversies and allegations * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Director * 4.2 Writer * 4.3 Actor * 5 Awards * 6 Notes * 7 External links EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND See also: Mukherjee-Samarth family Mukerji was born in a Bengali Brahmin family in Kolkata
Kolkata
, West Bengal
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Vikram Bhatt
VIKRAM BHATT (born 1969 in Mumbai
Mumbai
) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Formerly, he was the creative head of ASA Productions and Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. ; however, he has resigned from the company in 2014. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Notable achievements * 4 Personal life * 5 Filmography * 5.1 Director * 5.2 Writer * 5.3 Producer * 5.4 Web Series * 6 Awards and nominations * 7 Notes * 8 External links EARLY LIFEBhatt is the grandson of Vijay Bhatt from (Gujarat, Palitana), one of the pioneers of the Indian film industry, and the son of cinematographer Pravin Bhatt . CAREERAt the age of 14, in 1982, Bhatt started his career with director Mukul Anand in Anand's first film, Kanoon Kya Karega
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Home Science
HOME ECONOMICS, DOMESTIC SCIENCE, or HOME SCIENCE is a field of study that deals with the economics and management of the home and community. It deals with the relationship between individuals, families, communities, and the environment in which they live. CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 History * 3 By country * 3.1 Germany * 3.2 South Korea * 3.3 United States * 3.4 Home science in India * 4 Content * 4.1 Cleaning * 4.2 Finances * 5 Professional associations * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links NAMEFamily and consumer science was previously known in the United States as home economics, often abbreviated "home ec" or "HE". In 1994, various organizations, including the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences , adopted the new term "family and consumer science" to reflect the fact that the field covers aspects outside of home life and wellness
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Kajol
KAJOL (born KAJOL MUKHERJEE; 5 August 1974), also known by her married name KAJOL DEVGAN, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema . Born in Mumbai
Mumbai
to the Mukherjee-Samarth family , she is the daughter of actress Tanuja Samarth and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee . Regarded as one of India's most successful and highest-paid actresses, Kajol
Kajol
is the recipient of numerous accolades , including six Filmfare Awards , among twelve nominations. Along with her late aunt Nutan , she holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India
Government of India
awarded her with the Padma Shri , the fourth highest civilian honour of the country
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Mumbai
MUMBAI (/mʊmˈbaɪ/ ; also known as BOMBAY, the official name until 1995 ) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
. It is the most populous city in India
India
with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million as of 2011. Along with the neighbouring regions of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region , it is the second most populous metropolitan area in India
India
, with a population of 21.3 million as of 2016 . Mumbai
Mumbai
lies on the Konkan
Konkan
coast on the west coast of India
India
and has a deep natural harbour . In 2008, Mumbai
Mumbai
was named an alpha world city . It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India
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Mardaani
MARDAANI (English: Masculinity) is a 2014 Indian crime thriller film that deals with the problem of human-trafficking in India, directed by Pradeep Sarkar and produced by Aditya Chopra . The film stars Rani Mukerji in the lead role, with Jisshu Sengupta and Tahir Raj Bhasin appearing in supporting roles. The film tells the story of a policewoman whose interest in the case of a kidnapped teenage girl leads her to uncover secrets of human trafficking by the Indian mafia. CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Development and production * 4 Soundtrack * 5 Release and marketing * 6 Critical reception * 7 Box office * 8 Awards and nominations * 9 References * 10 External links PLOTShivani Shivaji Roy (Rani Mukerji ), a dedicated and brave police officer with Maharashtra Police, chases a Delhi -based kingpin, Karan Rastogi (Tahir Raj Bhasin ), who runs an organised crime cartel involving child trafficking and drugs
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Playback Singer
A PLAYBACK SINGER is a singer whose singing is pre-recorded for use in movies. Playback singers record songs for soundtracks , and actors or actresses lip-sync the songs for cameras; the actual singer does not appear on screen. CONTENTS * 1 South Asia
South Asia
* 2 Hollywood * 3 See also * 4 References SOUTH ASIASouth Asian movies produced in the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
are particularly known for using this technique. A majority of Indian movies as well as Pakistani movies typically include six or seven songs. After Alam Ara (1931), the first Indian talkie film , for many years singers made dual recordings for a film, one during the shoot, and later in the recording studio, until 1952 or 1953
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Odissi Dance
ODISSI (Odia : ଓଡ଼ିଶୀ Oḍiśī), also referred to as Orissi in older literature, is a major ancient Indian classical dance that originated in the Hindu
Hindu
temples of Odisha
Odisha
– an eastern coastal state of India
India
. Odissi, in its history, was performed predominantly by women, and expressed religious stories and spiritual ideas, particularly of Vaishnavism
Vaishnavism
( Vishnu
Vishnu
as Jagannath
Jagannath
). Odissi performances have also expressed ideas of other traditions such as those related to Hindu
Hindu
gods Shiva
Shiva
and Surya
Surya
, as well as Hindu goddesses ( Shaktism
Shaktism
). Modern Odissi is performed by children and adults, in solo or as group. Above is the Tribhanga posture of Odissi
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Durga Puja
DURGA PUJA, also called DURGOTSAVA and NAVARATRI, is an annual Hindu or Bengali Hindu
Hindu
festival in the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
that reveres the goddess Durga
Durga
. It is observed in the Hindu
Hindu
calendar month of Ashvin, typically September or October of the Gregorian calendar. A multi-day festival that features elaborate temple and stage decorations (pandals ), scripture recitation, performance arts, revelry and processions, Durga
Durga
Puja is particularly observed by Hindus in eastern and northeastern states of India, in Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and in Nepal where it is called Dashain
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Prosenjit
PROSENJIT CHATTERJEE (born 30 September 1962), also known as BUMBA DA, is an Indian film actor and producer who works predominantly in Bengali and Hindi cinema . The son of actor Biswajit Chatterjee , he began his acting career as a child actor in Hrishikesh Mukherjee 's Chotto Jigyasa, for which he won the Bengal Film Journalists\' Association – Most Outstanding Work of the Year Award . Following this he had appeared in some other films as a child actor . Prosenjit's first leading role came through Bimal Roy 's Duti Pata, which couldn't take off his career. Prosenjit's breakthrough role came opposite Vijeta Pandit in Amar Sangi (1987), a highly successful romantic drama directed by Sujit Guha . He made his debut in Hindi cinema with David Dhawan directed Aandhiyan (1990)
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Indrani Haldar
INDRANI HALDAR (born 6 January 1971) is an Indian /Bengali actress who has mostly worked in Bengali films . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Awards * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Movies * 4.2 Television and short films * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEIndrani was born in the city of Kolkata
Kolkata
. Her father is Sanjoy Haldar. She finished her schooling from the Multipurpose Girls' School and graduated from Jogamaya Devi College , an affiliated women's college of University of Calcutta
University of Calcutta
. She was trained in classical dance by Guru Thankamani Kutty. CAREERIndrani made her acting debut as a child artist in the television serial Tero Parban. She lived in Mumbai
Mumbai
during 2008 to 2013 to act in Hindi
Hindi
TV serials
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Aamir Khan
AAMIR KHAN (pronounced ; born MOHAMMED AAMIR HUSSAIN KHAN on 14 March 1965) is an Indian film actor, director, and producer. Through his career in Hindi films , Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema . He is the recipient of numerous awards , including four National Film
Film
Awards and eight Filmfare Awards , as well as an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination. He was honoured by the Government of India
India
with the Padma Shri
Padma Shri
in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
in 2010. Khan first appeared on screen as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain 's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). His first feature film role came with the experimental film Holi (1984), and he began a full-time acting career with a leading role in the tragic romance Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
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Cinema Of West Bengal
The CINEMA OF WEST BENGAL (Bengali : টলিউড, translit. ṭôliuḍ), also known as TOLLYWOOD refers to the Indian Bengali language film industry based in the Tollygunge region of Kolkata
Kolkata
, West Bengal
West Bengal
, India
India
. The origins of the nickname Tollywood, a portmanteau of the words Tollygunge and Hollywood
Hollywood
, dates back to 1932. It was a historically important film industry, at one time the center of Indian film production. The Bengali film industry is known for producing many of Indian cinema
Indian cinema
's most critically acclaimed global Parallel Cinema and art films , with several of its filmmakers gaining prominence at the Indian National Film Awards as well as international acclaim
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Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1994 Film)
AA GALE LAG JAA ( Hindi
Hindi
: आ गले लग जा) is 1994 Hindi language movie directed by Hamid Ali Khan and starring Jugal Hansraj , Urmila Matondkar , Paresh Rawal , Ashok Saraf , Ranjeet , Reema Lagoo , Raza Murad , Arjun and Gulshan Grover . The film marked the first leading role for Jugal Hansraj who had previously played a child artist in several films in the 1980s. Coincidentally he was paired with Urmila Matondkar who had played his sister in his debut film Masoom (1983). PLOT Jugal Hansraj is a poor boy raised by his uncle Paresh Rawal
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