09 February 2011

Legendary actresses of Indian Cinema on stamps..


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Savitri                               Nutan                     Meena Kumari

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Leela Naidu                Devika Rani                       Kanan Devi


India Post will release a set of six stamps during INDIPEX 2011 on 13th February, commemorating 6 great legendary actresses of Indian Cinema Savitri, Nutan, Meena Kumari, Leela Naidu, Devika Rani and Kannan Devi.The guest list for the release ceremony includes well-known heroines of the 1960s,Vyjanthimala and Asha Parekh. The stamp release ceremony will be held in Imperial Hotel Lawns. Among all these great heroines  Savitri is most adorable artiste of South India and known for her roles in 'Mayabazar',  Devadasu, Devatha and Mooga Manasulu . Nutan and Meena Kumari were the most popular heroines of Indian Cinema and Leela Naidu, Devika Rani and Kana Devi had given a big contribution to the early Indian Cinema by their great performances in a number of films.  Earlier India Post had issued had issued stamps in the honour of actresses Nargis and Madhubhala.

New Stamps on Greetings


On 27 January, 2011, An (Ireland) Post issued two stamps on Greetings.The  stamps feature colourful  balloons and flowers - typical symbols of joy and happiness, guaranteed to brighten up any greetings correspondence.

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Private special covers  prepared by Ashwani Dubey, Gorakhpur

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