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Luxury hotels in Rajasthan, India

No place in India exemplifies the spirit of monarchy and the splendor of royalty better than the state of Rajasthan. The very name contains royalty: Raja translates to “king” and sthan refers to “place” in Hindi and other Indian languages. When the British left India, there were about two dozen princely states in the region, which merged into the new Union of India, along with other princedoms around the country. The erstwhile royalty was allowed to retain their properties and was granted an...
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Fali Mistry, the Cinematographer Who Taught Bollywood the Importance of Cameramen

Fali Mistry was known for the imaginative imagery he created out of a dramatic interplay between light and shade. Even the hard to please Baburao Patel, in his Filmindia review of the Nargis-Dilip Kumar-Munawar Sultana starrer Babul (1950), had to concede, “Babul is a rich and pleasant picture with maddeningly beautiful photography. Fali Mistry, the cameraman, has turned the camera into a painter’s brush and make every frame a canvas of art and beauty. If Hollywood can improve on this work of F...
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