Birth Anniversary Raj Kapoor – Showman of Bollywood.

Birth Anniversary Raj Kapoor – Showman of Bollywood.

Ranbir Raj Kapoor ( 14 Dec 1924 -2 Jun 1988) was known as Greatest Showman of Bollywood.He was an Actor,Producer and Director of Indian Cinema. He was born in Kapoor Haveli at Peshawar (now in Pakistan).Also known as Charlie Chaplin of India and Clark Gable of Hindi Cinema.

The awards bestowed on him include

Padma Bhushan 1971

Dada Saheb Phalke Award 1987

3 National Film Awards

11 Film Awards.

Aag,Andaz ,Awara,Sangam,Shree 420, Boot Polish,Mera Naam Joker ,Jagte Raho, Barsaat are some of his notable films.

A Stamp was issued on 14 Dec 2001 on his Birth Anniversary. Today on his Birth Anniversary we remember him and pay our homage to a great actor of Indian Cinema.

FDC INDIA RAJ KAPOOR
FDC INDIA RAJ KAPOOR

 

Cox’s Bazar Beach -Stamps of Bangladesh 2008.

Cox’s Bazar Beach -Stamps of Bangladesh 2008.

Bangladesh issued as a stamp on 30 Nov 2008 on Cox’s Bazar beach and listed it as the World’s largest unbroken sea beach. However, it is the World’s second largest unbroken sea beach at 120 Kilometers after Brazil’s Praia do Cassino Beach. Cox’s Bazar is the World’s largest natural white sand beach.

BANGLADESH COX BAZAAR BEACH
BANGLADESH COX BAZAAR BEACH 2008

Stamps on Polish Cars – 25th Anniversary FSO Car Factory Warsaw – 1976

Stamps on Polish Cars – 25th Anniversary FSO Car Factory Warsaw – 1976

Poland issued four stamps on Cars to commemorate 25th Anniversary of FSO Car Factory Warsaw. The Models featured on stamps are.

1 zl – Warszawa M20

1.50 zl- Warszawa  223

2 zl – Syrena 104

4.90 zl – Polski Fiat 125

Two FDC’s are Listed.

FDC POLAND CARS 1976
FDC POLAND CARS 1976
FDC POLAND CARS1
FDC POLAND CARS 1976

Stamps on Bobby Jones Golfer – USA 1981

Stamps on Bobby Jones Golfer – USA 1981

Robert Tyre Jones Jr ( 17 Mar 1902 – 18 Dec 1971) was an Amateur American Golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of Golf. He Founded and helped in designing the Augusta Golf Club and Co-Founded the Masters Tournament. He was popularly known as Bobby Jones.

In 1930 he won the ‘Grand Slam” consisting of both Open & Amateur at US & UK Open. The USA issued an 18c stamp in memory of Bobby Jones on 22 Sep 1981.

BOBBY JONES GOLF
STAMP ON BOBBY JONES US AMATEUR GOLFER -1981

 

Miniature Sheet Ist Anniversary Royal Wedding – Bhutan 2011

Miniature Sheet Ist Anniversary Royal Wedding – Bhutan 2011

The Wedding of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk & Jetsun Pema took place in Punakha Dzong in Punakha on 13 Oct 2011. A  Miniature Sheet on Royal Couple was issued on 13 Oct 2012 containing two stamps of 50 Nu each to commemorate the First Anniversary of Royal Wedding.

MS BHUTAN ROYAL COUPLE 2V
MS BHUTAN 2012 -FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF ROYAL WEDDING

Coronation of King Birendra – Miniature Sheet of Nepal -1975

Coronation of King Birendra – Miniature Sheet of Nepal -1975

King Birendra Bikram Shah Dev (29 Dec 1944- 01 Jun 2001) was the son of King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and grandson ofKing Tribhuvan. King Birendra was proclaimed King on 31 Jan 1972 on death of his father but was coronated on an auspicious day i.e, 24 Feb 1975.

A Miniature sheet of three stamps was issued on 24 Feb 1975 to Commemorate his Coronation. The details of stamps are

One Nepalese Rupee – Throne and sceptre

Rs 1.25 – Royal Palace

Rs 2.5 – Their Majesty King and Queen.

MS NEPAL CORONATION 1975
MS NEPAL CORONATION of KING BIRENDRA 1975