Pretty things in Deya Neya

Old Calcutta
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and young Uttam Kumar. There’s a matinee idol smile if ever I saw one, and he’s not even saving it up for the leading lady. BAM!Screen shot 2013-04-12 at 9.15.29 PM

What do we think of the stray lock of curls? Romantic? Byronic? Ridiculous?

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Shashi Kapoor still wins the battle of curly-haired deployers of killer bangs.

Aside: Someday I will know enough Bengali to be able to enjoy the sing-along lyrics that show up on DVDs.


2 thoughts on “Pretty things in Deya Neya

  1. He looks so much like my father when my father was of that age! (And my father still has the same hairstyle, he is one of those lucky ones who did not lose hair and has very few grey ones, and he is now 67!)

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