DBS Bollywood Spotlight

DBS Bollywood Spotlight

Join the inimitable Shatrughan Sinha as he talks about his movies, politics, life and views in a candid conversation with Sanjoy Roy. Shatrughan Sinha is one of India’s most famous and beloved film stars, a popular political leader and committed social crusader. Sinha graduated from the Film & Television Institute of India, Pune, and began his film career in 1967; he had his first significant break in the movie 'Saajan'. With his impressive baritone and dialogue delivery, he was soon catapulted into the big league of mainstream commercial cinema while remaining a powerful persona in 'parallel' films. Sinha has acted in over 200 Hindi films and in many Punjabi, Telugu, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Tamil and Gujarati films; he is a recipient of several prestigious awards. He is an active philanthropist and a widely-travelled dignitary having addressed the United Nations General Assembly twice. His innate charisma and excellent oratory skills enable him to establish an immediate ‘connect’ with people.


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Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore

A recipient of the Padma Bhushan, Sharmila Tagore began her acting career in 1957 with Satyajit Ray’s Apur Sansar. Since then, she has acted in over 100 Bengali and Hindi films and has won numerous awards for her performances. In 1999, she was honoured with the distinction of Officer de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France. She is also a member of the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is actively involved in social work in both India and abroad. 


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