Download Bollybook: The Big Book of Hindi Movie Trivia by Diptakirti Chaudhuri PDF

By Diptakirti Chaudhuri

In what percentage Hindi movies has the hero been with the large C (cancer that is)?
Who performed a double position in Sholay?
Which Dev Anand motion picture had the music ‘Usne phenka leg holiday to maine mara chhakka'?
And who used to be it that acknowledged ‘Hum jahan khade hote hain, line wahin se shuru hoti hai' in Kaalia? Amitabh, you are saying? re-examine!

From Geet Gaata Chal (songs that turned movies), the large Bong concept (11 depictions of Bengalis) and Dawaa Ya Dua (8 types of ailments) to Nishabd (10 silent scenes of Amitabh Bachchan) and imagine Abhi Baaki Hai (16 strange ‘The End's), Bollybook is brim-full of attention-grabbing asides, interesting insights and totally dead trivialities from the realm of Hindi cinema. each web page during this bumper publication the print similar of a 270 minute Bollywood epic goes to engross and entertain you.
A reproduction of Bollybook belongs in your desk, correct subsequent in your DVD distant.

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He stabs you under the green light of the hottest star, while the merry fairies dance the fairy ring. There you lie in the gutter as gangrenous as Grunewald's flayed Christ- the rotting smell of death in your nostrils. One green bottle hanging on the wall, and if one green bottle should accidentally fall ... ' Imagine they were red-green colour blind ... the sun sets green over a field of green poppies, maybe this is 71 CHROMA GREEN FINGERS where the owl and the pussycat go? Or maybe they were sailing to Mecca, into the spiritual green, and returned with the green turbans of those who made the pilgrimage.

And emperors have their favourites. The Christian Theodoric supported the greens. Was this because green now symbolised Christian rcnew

Unlucky green ... comes from another poison, arsenic, which produced emerald paint. 68 69 CHROMA Apropos of that green carnation, Havelock Ellis was certain that queers preferred green to any other colour. Did they secretly drag up in all those emerald dresses that the girls had cast off? Hand a colour swatch to a lad with cock on his mind and see which colour he chooses ... Priapus had a green one. Why were all those thespian rest rooms green rooms? And did you know Jesus was crazy about John, and John was the green evangelist?

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