Rare Pictures – 17th Anniversary Outlook Collectors Issue

Some rare pictures of Adoor Gopalkrishnan, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Bappi Lahiri, Indira Gandhi, Kamal Haasan, Khushwant Singh, Laloo Prasad Yadav, Mahatma Gandhi, Makrand Deshpande, Mamata Banerjee, Medha Patkar, Prasoon Joshi, Rajnikanth, Remo Fernandez, Shobha De and more. Thanks to CilemaSnob for the link.

  1. Ritz 10 years ago

    I liked Lalu’s pic the most. Was almost unrecognizable. 🙂 Somehow I felt its Amol Palekar’ish.

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      sputnik 10 years ago

      Ha Ha. Agree its Amol Palekar’ish. Bappi Lahiri and Khushwant Singh are unrecognizable too.

  2. Baba Ji 10 years ago

    great pics!

  3. Author
    sputnik 9 years ago

    Noted writer and journalist Khushwant Singh dies at 99

    Mr Singh is one of India’s best-known writers and columnists.

    Born on February 2 in Hadali, now in Pakistan’s Punjab, he was the founder-editor of Yojana and editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, the National Herald and the Hindustan Times.

    He wrote classics like “Train to Pakistan”, “I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale” and “Delhi”.

    At 95, he wrote the novel “The Sunset Club”. His non-fiction works include the classic two-volume “A History of the Sikhs”, a number of translations and works on Sikh religion and culture, Delhi, nature, current affairs and Urdu poetry.

    His autobiography, “Truth, Love and a Little Malice”, was published by Penguin Books in 2002.

    Mr Singh was a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1974 but returned it in 1984, in protest against the storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar by the Indian Army. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan.


  4. alfa.one 9 years ago

    good ones. Thanks for sharing.

    Shashi Tharoor and laalu were heros, wow, with long hair and side logs.

    Shobha de a beauty, never imagined !!

    Amitabh – Angry young boy.

  5. Serenzy 9 years ago

    Superb post!!

  6. FS 9 years ago


  7. Author
    sputnik 9 years ago

    Tamil Nadu CM and ex-actress Jayalalithaa as the Queen of Egypt

  8. Author
    sputnik 9 years ago

    Anandi Gopal Joshi, the first Indian woman to obtain a degree in Western medicine and who is also believed to be the first Hindu woman to set foot on American soil. There was a TV serial on her Anandi Gopal which used to come on DD in the 90s.


    Here is some more info on her and other early Indian women who graduated from college.


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