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Ananta Jalil [M. A. Jalil Ananta], the Super Action Hero of Dhallywood, married Barsha, a new heroine of Bengali Films on 23th September, 2011. This couple is renowned for some romantic action Bengali Movies like Khoj-The search, Hridoy Vanga Dheu, The Speed & Most Welcome. Their upcoming movies include Nissartho Valobasha, Khoj-the search 2, The Spy, Juddho-the War etc.
Ananta grew up in Sukrabad, Dhaka with his Father and Brother, as he lost his mother when he was 5. He invested in Garments Industry and gained profit from it.
Ananta is also a businessman, an industrialist and a CIP (Commercially Important Person). He is the Chairman and Managing Director of AJI Group. He has his own Film Production house named: Monsoon Films Limited. He is the producer of his films and an action hero also. He came to Film industry not to make money but to change the old fashions of Bangla Cinema. He introduced new actors, actress and newer ideas-technologies in his movies. He wants to be realistic in his movies. For this reason, he jumped from a 23 stored building without using a dummy for the shooting of his upcoming film, Nissartho Valobasha.
Barsha, on the other hand is a beautiful young girl from Sirajganj District who is now a most wanted heroine and actress in the country. Although most of the Bengali Cinema heroines are bulky, she is very slim and for this reason, the young generation likes her. She is a little bit week in dancing and acting. But, she is improving rapidly. She has done some advertisements in recent times that made her more popular.
This real life couple is very popular among the new generation and most people admire them for their good works. Although some people are jealous of their fame and always criticize them. I think, they should give this couple more chances for improving their acting skills.
In March 1966, LIFE magazine published a feature under the quietly chilling headline, “The Crime of Being Married.” Illustrated with photographs by Grey Villet, the article told the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a married interracial couple battling Virginia’s anti-miscegenation statutes. Villet’s warm, intimate pictures revealed a close-knit family, including children and grandparents, living their lives in opposition to a patently unjust law — but also captured eloquent moments, gestures and expressions that affirmed just how heavily the Loving’s defiance of that law weighed on the very private couple.
The LIFE article and Villet’s images, read and viewed today, assume a poignancy and power perhaps unimagined by the magazine’s readers in 1966. The couple, after all, was awaiting an appeal on a court ruling that had, in effect, banished them from their hometown. At the time, the Lovings were adamant (in their own unassuming way) that they had no interest in being cast as Civil Rights heroes. All they wanted was to live their lives and raise their children in peace. But decades later, we know what the people in Villet’s published photographs — a frowning Richard Loving; Mildred Loving, her eyes downcast — might have hoped and prayed for, but could never ultimately count on: namely, that a year later, in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court finally and unanimously decided the case of Loving v. Virginia, ruling against the state and finding all anti-miscegenation laws across the country unconstitutional.
Here, LIFE.com presents a gallery of Grey Villet’s photos of the Lovings, along with sections of the article (below) that appeared in the March 18, 1966, issue of LIFE:
Both Lovings were born and raised in the isolated hill country around Caroline County, north of Richmond, where there has always been an easy-going tolerance on the race question. It stirred little fuss when the couple culminated a long and agonized courtship by traveling to Washington, D.C., to get married in 1958. But five weeks later the county sheriff routed them out of bed at 2 a.m. and took them off to jail. A local judge handed down a year’s sentence but suspended it if they agreed to leave the state immediately and stay away for 25 years.
Badly frightened and unaware of their right of appeal, the Lovings lived five years of hand-to-mouth exile in Washington. Even so, they were re-arrested when they returned for a visit to Mildred’s family. Released on bail, they wrote a letter to then-Attorney General Robert Kennedy, asking for help. This led the American Civil Liberties Union to take an interest in their case. The Lovings decided to take up permanent residence in Virginia and fight. Now their case will return to federal court — where Loving v. Virginia may well become the next big landmark in civil rights.
Richard and Mildred Loving realize that their fight will affect the lives of many other people if they win; there are probably a half million mixed marriages in the U.S. at present. But the Lovings do not look upon themselves as champions of civil rights.
“[We] are not doing it just because somebody had to do it and we wanted to be the ones,” says Richard. “We are doing it for us — because we want to live here.”
— Lily Rothman, @lilyrothman
[Visit GreyVillet.com to see more of the photographer's work.]
Related Topics: 1966, black and white photography, Civil Rights, Grey Villet, Lily Rothman, race relations, U.S. Supreme Court
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citizen110 Feb 17, 2014
The photo of Richard and Mildred sitting in their car (No. 8) is great! I like the reflections from the windows, and Mildred looks so pacific, so loving. Mildred has a quiet beauty all her own.
AlekahLaing Oct 5, 2013
The idea of someone not allowing to have a interracial marriage in our country is appalling. Living in a free country,no law should set aside to further anymore racial attention among us.The Love family should be the one fighting for there right to integrate. I think we as a country should bring our attention to this matter and fighting the state of Virginia on there behalf. No american in my opinion should hold accountable for who we love. We are all created equally and should love one another equally. We shouldn't be bound by the color of our skin. We have come a long way,but still there is a lot more need to be done in our society.
AlekahLaing Sep 29, 2013
We have come thus far,but still have a long way to overcome racism. In my opinion all man are created equal,therefore it shouldn't be a problem to love someone from a different race. Love is a beautiful thing and whoever you have the opportunity to express it to should be fine.
kriscoupiac22 Oct 7, 2013
@AlekahLaing ,thats right no person should have to chose what somebody else wants for thenm
hbforslund Apr 1, 2013
Any bets as to Clarence Thomas voting yea or nay? Is there a reflective bone in his body?
Chiaroscuro Apr 1, 2013
Yes, here it is, long forgotten:
EstherGarcia Mar 30, 2013
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