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Paan, GULAAL and the history of Paan in Indian films

Enkayaar, Bollywood Trade News Network
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It seems that the suggestion of the government to cut out smoking scenes from the films has given a new lease of life to pan as an accompaniment of character in the films. In GULAAL the song, "Beeda Duji Thali kaa' is a subtle ode to the importance Pan or the beetle leaf has in the human life. It also has suggestive connotations in the sense that when a pan is in somebody else's plate the quotient of temptation and the desire to try to have it is a temptation that is difficult to resist. For Rekha Bhardwaj, it is a journey which has come back full circle, from "beedi to paan", both being the necessary accompaniment of the laity in the country. Now that it has again got a new lease of life, it would be indeed an opportune moment to trace out the journey of pan through the Hindi films.

TEESRI KASAM

TEESRI KASAM


TEESRI KASAM:

The song PAAN KHAYE SAIYAAN HAMMAR from this film was indeed a lyrical ode to the beauty of paan in the Indian society and it was left to a person from the Hindi heart land Shailendra to write an elegy on the beauty of paan and it became the leis motif of this humble leaf.






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