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The Life and Times of Nargis
The Life and Times of Nargis
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The life and times of Nargis is a complete study of one of the most beautiful and talented stars of the golden Era of the 1950s. She was considered the icon of that period as Devika Rani was of the earlier golden Era the 1930s.

The anecdotes and minutiae the author has assembled with unsparing research make of a book that is extraordinary informative as well as elegantly readable. The value of this study is vastly enhanced by a portfolio of photographs and the fullest filmography to dare of Nargis.

About the Author

T.J.S. George is a journalist who began his career in S. sadananda’s free press journal in 1950 moved through the international press institute, The searchlight and the far eastern economic Review to become the founding editor of Asia week. He established himself as a serious political author and biographer with a series of major books among them Krishna Menon a biography (Jonathan cape 1964) lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore (Andre Deutsh 1973) Revolt in mindano the rise of Islam in Philippine politics (Oxford 1980) Pothan joseph’s India a biography (Sanchar 1992) the Enquire dictionary ideas issues innvations (Harpercollins 1998) enquire dictionary of quotations (harpercollins 2001) and ms a life in music (harpercollins 2004) he lives in Bangalore.

Contents

Prologue ix
1 Two Queens two ears 1
2 The Wonder that was Jaddan Bai 19
3 A star is born 37
4 A gathering of angles 51
5 From Andaz to Barsaat 59
6 The making of magic 69
7 A festival of rebirth 83
8 The unmaking of magic 101
9 An end and a beginning 117
10 The Triumph of Mrs. Dutt 127
11 Behold thy son 141
12 A walk into history 159
Postscript
Twenty four years later 177
A Nargis Filmography 179
Index 187
Index to films 192

The Life and Times of Nargis

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IHK014
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Paperback
Edition:
2007
Publisher:
East West Books (Madras) Pvt. Ltd
ISBN:
9788188661688
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8.5 Inch X 5.5 Inch
Pages:
206 (15 B/W Illustrations
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Weight of the Book: 297 gms
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Back of the Book

The life and times of Nargis is a complete study of one of the most beautiful and talented stars of the golden Era of the 1950s. She was considered the icon of that period as Devika Rani was of the earlier golden Era the 1930s.

The anecdotes and minutiae the author has assembled with unsparing research make of a book that is extraordinary informative as well as elegantly readable. The value of this study is vastly enhanced by a portfolio of photographs and the fullest filmography to dare of Nargis.

About the Author

T.J.S. George is a journalist who began his career in S. sadananda’s free press journal in 1950 moved through the international press institute, The searchlight and the far eastern economic Review to become the founding editor of Asia week. He established himself as a serious political author and biographer with a series of major books among them Krishna Menon a biography (Jonathan cape 1964) lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore (Andre Deutsh 1973) Revolt in mindano the rise of Islam in Philippine politics (Oxford 1980) Pothan joseph’s India a biography (Sanchar 1992) the Enquire dictionary ideas issues innvations (Harpercollins 1998) enquire dictionary of quotations (harpercollins 2001) and ms a life in music (harpercollins 2004) he lives in Bangalore.

Contents

Prologue ix
1 Two Queens two ears 1
2 The Wonder that was Jaddan Bai 19
3 A star is born 37
4 A gathering of angles 51
5 From Andaz to Barsaat 59
6 The making of magic 69
7 A festival of rebirth 83
8 The unmaking of magic 101
9 An end and a beginning 117
10 The Triumph of Mrs. Dutt 127
11 Behold thy son 141
12 A walk into history 159
Postscript
Twenty four years later 177
A Nargis Filmography 179
Index 187
Index to films 192
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