16 May, 2021

Devika Rani To Ash: The Whole Shebang

Each decade of Indian cinema has thrown up its own notion of beauty—from the likeness of a goddess, the shift is towards blonde streaks and gym-toned bodies

Devika Rani To Ash: The Whole Shebang
Devika Rani
: Calendar Art, Ethereal, and not quite there. It was a wispy, faraway look captured somewhere in transit between woman and goddess. 

Madhubala : Perfect Face,  Crooked smile, kinetic eyes filled with mischief: sylph and elf at once.

Waheeda Rehman : In Black ‘n’ White, The play of light on her statuesque face lent a touch of mystery, an other-worldly glow. 

Zeenat Aman : Model Prototype, First flush of the global. Bollywood’s very own James Hadley Chase cover...

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