It’s Charlie Chaplin’s Birthday! The Hollywood Star Who Arguably Most Influenced Indian Film

What a nice day today is! Lara Dutta was born, that’s nice enough, but Charlie Chaplin! Who wasn’t an Indian artist in that he never made a film in India, but his influence on Indian film was so vast, he definitely belongs here.

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Sangam: Why Do I Always Forget that Raj Kapoor Was a Genius?

Do you think Raj Kapoor ever met Orson Welles?  I hope so, for Orson’s sake.  Raj could hang out in India and talk to Guru Dutt and Vijay Anand and Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and have people who could actually understand his level of genius.  But Orson was all alone off there in Hollywood.
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