29 July, 2021

Naxal Uprising,Spinning Glory, Sunny Debut...

Naxal Uprising,Spinning Glory, Sunny Debut...

Vijay Tendulkar’s ‘Ghasiram Kotwal’and ‘Sakharam Binder’stir up social issues and prove to be crowd-pulling blockbusters.

Protima Bedi pouts,streaks, marries Kabir Bedi. Then meets Odissi, goes from brazen bimbette to cultural crusader in well-chronicled mo

Kanu Sanyal launches the CPI(ML) in Calcutta in 1969. Co-led by Charu Mazumdar , the first major strike is at Naxalbari village. Soon, the movement spreads to the cities, where student protests are met with S.S. Ray’s ruthless police guns.

The graceful left-arm Bishen Bedi and freak right-arm leggie B.S. Chandrashekhar form the core of the formid -able Spin Quartet with E.A.S. Prasanna and S. Venkataraghavan.

Sunny Gavaskar makes a dramatic debut in 1971,slamming 774 runs in four Test matches against the West Indies. He goes on to score more than 10,000 Test runs and hit 34 centuries.

Ajit Wadekar and his boys prove a winning combination,only to be destroyed in the 1974 England series. Wadekar quits.

Vijay Amritraj is...

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