TOI, BCCL, MUMBAI
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If Kishore Kumar was alive today, he would have turned 86. Kumar's name is synonymous with Indian music, but that was not his given name. He was born Abhas Kumar Ganguly and near-dominated the Hindi...
If there was a megastar genius showman Indian cinema has ever had it was him. The greatest entertainer ever, whose non-Melodyned voice stunned audiences for 20 odd years, has yet to find a worthy successor. He didn't need stagecraft, costumes, fancy surround sound. All he needed was a scale (preferably C) and a microphone.
You have to admit, it's fairly unusual to see a non-glammed-up version of a Bollywood actress on a magazine cover. Which is why Vidya Balan (yes, it's her!), who is on the cover of this month's editio...