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A. I've always been deeply impressed by the directorial acumen of Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor and Guru Dutt. Among the contemporary filmmakers I've done many films with Hrishida(Hrishikesh Mukherjee) and he's a favourite.
The poor response is surprising considering the fact that the script and the dialogues were written by none other than Gulzar who began his career in the days of Bimal Roy. The film was made by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra best known for writing and ...

She tries to hide her emotions with her face bent down as if reading a book. Though the film was based on real-life incidents, some characters and a couple of scenes were inspired by Bimal Roy's classic Sujatha (1959) in which Nutan won a Filmfare ...
The sweetheart of the sixties, Asha Parekh will turn 74 on 2 October, 2016. Dinesh Raheja shares 12 lesser known facts about her. 1. Quite often, Asha played the rich, tomboyish brat (Ziddi, Teesri Manzil, Aan Milo Sajna).
In our ongoing series on classic movie soundtracks, we tune in closely to Salil Chowdhury's score for Bimal Roy's movie.
The fest will open with actress Konkona Sensharma's directorial debut "A Death in the Gunj" on October 21, and will also screen yesteryear directors and legends Bimal Roy and P K Nair's films. The 'Country Focus' this year is on Turkey while two new ...

Much like Neecha Nagar, K.A. Abbas' Dharti Ke Lal (1946) and Bimal Roy's Do Bhiga Zamin (1953) are amongst the first few films that come to mind when one thinks of realism in Hindi cinema.
13. Prosenjit is a big fan of Amitabh Bachchan, Soumitra Chatterjee and Robert De Niro. 14. In Piyush Bose's film Dui Prithibi (1970), he played the younger version of Uttam Kumar.
He talked about his love for Al Pacino, Quentin Tarantino as much as his grandfather Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy. ALSO READ: After SRK, Ranbir is Bollywood's most candid actor · ALSO READ: From Ranbir Kapoor to Harshvardhan Kapoor, the rise of ...
Ranbir was inspired by the work of Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Mehboob Khan,Bimal Roy.His father Rishi Kapoor made Ranbir watch their works.
Salil Chowdhury's wide-ranging repertoire of musical genres finds a cosy home in Bimal Roy's Madhumati (1958), that timeless story about a fresh faced young man and a wide-eyed woman loving, losing and finding each other again.
Even when we didn't have the money, she would take us to watch Bimal Roy and Dilip Kumar's films." Even as she prepares to honour a previous generation, the next generation is already hard at work to preserve Babbar's legacy.
But it is not as though caste antagonism as an issue has not been dealt with by popular cinema. In Hindi itself, the earliest film to deal with it was Franz Osten's Achhut Kanya (1936) followed later by Bimal Roy's Sujata (1960) and more recently by ...
There have been many successes after that, with women playing the protagonist in Bimal Roy's films like Sujata . Nutanjiand Waheeda Rehman have done it.
Remembering Bimal Roy , the legendary filmmaker of the 50s, these P3Ps gathered at a musical evening at a cafe on Wednesday evening.
The daughter of filmmaker Basu Bhattacharya and writer Rinki, and granddaughter of legendary filmmaker Bimal Roy, Chimoo Acharya, whose backdrop for the ongoing wedding special of an international fashion magazine in Dubai has won praise, grew up ...
There have been many successes after that with women playing the protagonist in Bimal Roy's films like Sujata . Nutanjiand Waheeda Rehman have done it.

Some time it with the entry of giants among film-makers, like Mehboob Khan and Bimal Roy. Others say it was between 1940 and 1960, when songs, sometimes 10 to a film, were based on Hindustani classical ragas and rhythms.
Pratim D. Gupta's Saheb, Bibi, Golam, like the earlier two movies of the same name (Bimal Roy's Bengali and Hindi versions) explores the web of unconventional relationships that lurk just beneath the surface of polite society.
Mubarki has chosen a genre about which there is only limited writing, in contrast to books on superstars such as Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan or even directors such as Bimal Roy, Mehboob and Guru Dutt. Yet he ...
(L to R) A still from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, a poster of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The grammar of the grand Bollywood romance was articulated by filmmakers like Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Mehboob Khan and Yash Chopra in the past. In recent times ...
Known as the opening shot of Bimal Roy's films, the Mumbai clock Tower was in shambles after the turn of the century. The clock, which is the Rajabhai Mumbai University Clock Tower, took about four years to renovate.
than Mehboob Khan, V Shantaram, Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt and Bimal Roy` and `Kuchkuch ho gaya mujhe student Of The Year trailer dekhte dekhte.
People like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt, K. A. Abbas and Gulzar always tried to familiarise the work of the literary figures like Prem Chand and Tagore with the masses of India through cinema.
People like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt, K. A. Abbas and Gulzar always tried to familiarise the work of the literary figures like Prem Chand and Tagore with the masses of India through cinema", said Sumant Batra, founder Kumaon Literary Festival.
Not just Tagore, Gulzar's deep love for Bengali language, literature and association with stalwarts like filmmaker Bimal Roy and music director SD Burman were to shape his creative talent. Born Sampooran Singh Kalra in Dina village of Jhelum district ...
After assisting great filmmakers like Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Bimal Roy, under whom he sharpened his skills of story-writing and direction, Gulzar Sahab moved on to make some movies of his own.
It's hard to believe that Gulzar Saab is 82. His wit and poetic perceptions still remain as sharp today as the time when he wrote his first film lyric Mora gora ang lai le for Bimal Roy's Bandini. And he still plays tennis every morning to ensure that ...
The director however mentioned that amongst the few Hindi films he enjoyed were Bimal Roy's 1958 classic Madhumati and V Shantaram's 1957 hit Do Aankhen Barah Haath.
Gulzar's dalliance with Bengali writings further flourished under writers and filmmakers like Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee, whose cinematic sensibilities had a strong Bengali slant and some of whose films were adaptations of literary classics.
She had come as Achhut Kannya way back in 1936, as Kanchanamala in the 1938 Telugu blockbuster Mala Pilla, as Neeli in the landmark Malayalam film Neelakkuyil of 1954, as Sujata in Bimal Roy's 1960 movie, as Lakshmi in Shyam Benegal's Ankur in ...
Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, Bimal Roy's daughter and BRMC founder-chairperson, says that film societies have shaped her since her college days.
Among others, Divya Bhardwaj dedicates 1953 to Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zameen that "laid the foundation for the Indian New Wave", and Furqan Jawed discusses how in 1966 Sharmila Tagore's photograph in a two-piece bikini on a magazine cover led to a ...
Gulzar's dalliance with Bengali writings further flourished under writers and filmmakers like Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee, whose cinematic sensibilities had a strong Bengali slant and some of whose films were adaptations of literary classics.
Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, Bimal Roy's daughter and BRMC founder-chairperson, says that film societies have shaped her since her college days.
If you go further beyond that, older movies by filmmakers like Bimal Roy or Hrishikesh Mukherjee were also not clear-cut formula.
Great filmmakers like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt and Raj Kapoor used songs with a telling effect." But why Bhojpuri and Ladakhi?
Joy Bimal Roy, the son of iconic film maker Bimal Roy, and Bandstand's resident aesthete, whose daily neighbourhood walks mostly yield charming vignettes on his social media timeline, quite rightly directs his ire at this nausea-inducing atrocity on ...
Great filmmakers like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt and Raj Kapoor used songs with a telling effect. I included them to enhance the story telling experience.
Bimal Roy explored my full potential as an actress in the role of Chandramukhi, a dancing girl who gives up her profession to serve the man she loves.
Great filmmakers like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt and Raj Kapoor used songs with a telling effect. I included them to enhance the story telling experience.
If you go further beyond that, older movies by filmmakers like Bimal Roy or Hrishikesh Mukherjee were also not clear-cut formula.
But she is most remembered for her role as Chandramukhi in Bimal Roy's Devdas (1954). Based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel by the same name, the film explored the role of a nautch girl in love, one who could find light inside the darkness an ...
Bimal Roy's hiit film 'Devdas' with Dilip Kumar and Suchitra Sen saw Geeta Dutt singing a duet with Manna Dey 'Aan Milo Aan Milo Shyam Sanwere'.
This classic of Bimal Roy saw a very unlikely and innocent friendship between a small girl Mini and a dry fruit vendor Abdur Rehman.
Those images are so firmly imprinted on my memory map that I can almost recall the faces they brought to haunt my generation for a lifetime.
Kishore sang his first song 'Chhota sa ghar hoga' for music composer Salil Chaudhary in Bimal Roy's directorial, 'Naukri' which even had Kishore playing the lead role in it.
For at least two decades from the late 1940s, Kishore Kumar struggled to win respect as a singer. He got the odd hit from SD Burman, but few others.
With no formal training in music, music director Salil Chaudhary was sceptical about offering Kishore Da, a chance to sing in 'Naukri' (1954), a Bimal Roy film where he was cast opposite Sheila Ramani. He was to summon Hemant Kumar to sing for the hero ...
Meena Kumari, one of the finest actresses of Bollywood, continues to mesmerise Hindi cinema aficionados across the globe. The 'tragedy queen' was a soulful, poetic and timeless beauty, who symbolises love, loneliness and melancholy for generations of ...


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