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At the heart of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's charming Guddi, an ode and indictment of Bollywood in equal parts, lies a suggestion that Cinema is a beautiful illusion. Those Actors who play bad people on screen, the 1971 slice-of-life comedy counters, are not necessarily all that bad in real life. Hrishida cites Pran ...
Guddi (1971): Jaya Bachchan played a schoolgirl obsessed with a movie star, Dharmendra, who played himself. The Hrishikesh Mukherjee film saw special appearances by a host of other Actors who played themselves, including Rajesh Khanna, Naveen Nischol, Asrani, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Prakash ...

In 1974, he wrote the dialogues for the hit Pathar Aur Payal, but it was after the release of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Mili that the industry sat up and took notice. He then developed a close working relationship with Hrishida and Raj Khosla, and went on to work in several films with them. He also worked with ...
Even Dharmendra, the hunkiest hero in the history of Hindi Cinema, couldn't transcend its essential dowdiness when he wore it in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Chupke Chupke. He looked better than most, though; he looked as if he was auditioning for Hanuman. The alert reader will have noticed that I haven't ...
5 Which international first is claimed but never really credited to the 1968 Hrishikesh Mukherjee film Ashirwad? 6 Born in Lucknow in October 1930, she joined the Bar in 1959. She was the first woman to top the London Bar exams in 1958. Her biography is titled On balance. Identify this feisty and talented ...
Movie: This song appeared in 1959 social romantic drama Anari (An innocent Person) directed by late Hrishikesh Mukherjee and produced by L B Lachman under the banner of L B films. The movie starred late Raj Kapoor, late Nutan, late Motilal, late Lalita Pawar, Shubha Khote, etc. Raj Kumar (Raj ...

During college in Chandigarh, we were shown the same film; it was Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Anand, with Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan lending their most brilliant performances to date; every single weekend on a 16mm screen and with the poorest sound ever. We would bunk college and go to KC ...
They were the audience for his furtive performances. However, his father clearly said no when Singh shared his passion with him. Friends laughed it away. It was a typical educated middle-class attitude. You could go watch a film. In fact, some good films were mandatorily shown, like Hrishikesh Mukherjee's ...
It was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on Upendranath Ganguly's Bengali story Chhadobeshi, with dialogues written by Gulzar. It stars Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash, Usha Kiran, David Abraham Cheulkar, Asrani and Keshto Mukherjee. This film ...
"He had had a fruitful partnership with Guru Dutt, Phani Majumdar, Asit Sen, Dulal Guha, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Raj Khosla and many more." A literary figure in Bengal, Sengupta says, Ghosh's always drew from literary sources and humanism was the running motif in all his writing starting from Sujata and ...
Ramesh Saigal and Hrishikesh Mukherjee gave Kapoor his best-acted roles in Phir Subah Hogi and Anari. Without a detailed look into what made Kapoor -- a blue-eyed, woolly-headed dreamer -- a true auteur, books on him are bound to be guilty of repeating the broad outlines of his life. And that would ...
What if Bimal Roy had not arrived in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1950 with his team (including Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Nabendu Ghosh)? What effect would that have had on the social-message film and the Middle Cinema of later years? Or, going a few decades back, what if Prithviraj Kapoor had listened ...
Ashwini Iyer Tiwari (Bareilly Ki Barfi): Now here is a female director who proved that the era of the Basu Chatterjee/ Hrishikesh Mukherjee comedies was not over. Iyer Tiwari's film sparkled with chuckles. It was engaging in a way we had forgotten comedies can be. Milind Dhaimade (Tu Hai Mera Sunday): ...
Another film about a fiercely honest civil servant is Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Satyakam, made almost 50 years ago which still remains, despite its flaws, one of my favourite Hindi films. Responding to crumbling of the idealism of nation-building in the early years after independence, Satyakam depicts an ...
Amitabh recounted how the late legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee used to ask Actors to pay for film reels if they used to ask for retakes. IANS. Updated:December 11, 2017, 10:15 AM IST. facebook twitter Google skype whatsapp. Wonder Why We Are Still Called Film Industry: Amitabh Bachchan ...
His career was just gaining momentum when Anupama came by. But this film, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, belonged to Sharmila Tagore. Anupama (Tagore) is the sad daughter of successful businessman Mohan Sharma (Tarun Bose). Mohan lost his beloved wife to childbirth complications and thus ...
It's more intimate, along the lines of Woody Allen or Hrishikesh Mukherjee, films that were light-hearted but had an audience of their own. I wanted to make a film that didn't require a massive budget, had only a few characters and just provided people with an experience when they leave the cinema.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Do Dil also didn't do well. Thereafter, Hemant da produced Faraar, Biwi Aur Makan, Khamoshi, Anupama, Bees Saal Pahle, and Do Ladke Dono Kadke. These films had hummable numbers but didn't make a mark. Anupama, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, gave a new lease to ...
No surprise, Shakti Samanta's movies achieved huge recognition and fan following, so much so that he became one among a legendary triumvirate consisting of him, Bimal Roy, and Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Together they carried forth the tradition of enriching Hindi Cinema despite the fact that Hindi was not ...
... most expensive and rare ingredient in the films made in my times… All gone… Kodak has shut down… And that tension of expending excessive film for a production is now all the past and irrelevant," he added. Amitabh recounted how the late legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee used to ask Actors ...
Amitabh recounted how the late legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee used to ask Actors to pay for film reels if they used to ask for retakes. IANS. Updated:December 11, 2017, 10:15 AM IST. facebook · twitter · Google skype whatsapp. Wonder Why We Are Still Called Film Industry: Amitabh Bachchan ...
His career was just gaining momentum when Anupama came by. But this film, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, belonged to Sharmila Tagore. Anupama (Tagore) is the sad daughter of successful businessman Mohan Sharma (Tarun Bose). Mohan lost his beloved wife to childbirth complications and thus ...
From Sharmila Tagore and Asha Parekh to Hema Malini, Zeenat Aman, Mumtaz, Shabana Azmi and, of course, Raakhee Gulzar, with whom Shashi Kapoor did the maximum number of films, the death of the veteran actor has left his screen partners shattered. Azmi, who was in Sydney when she received ...
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted a picture of him and Rajesh Khanna on 23rd November that it was 44 years of Namak Haram, directed by the ...
New Delhi: Few would see film production as the ideal leap from fashion photography and celebrity management. But for Atul Kasbekar, ...
Lobby cards of Basu Chaterjee's Shaukeen starring Ashok Kumar and Utpal Dutt, Shakti Samanta's Anand Ashram and Hrishikesh Mukherjee's ...
Hrishikesh Mukherjee had seen a Japanese movie. He was so impressed with the film that he not only made into "Anand" but also later remade ...
After playing a series of power-packed serious roles like Begum Jaan, the versatile Vidya Balan will be seen in her element in the upcoming ...
Bol Bachchan (2012): The Rohit Shetty comedy was hugely inspired by director Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Gol Maal (1979) about a man ...
With Tumhari Sulu, we are looking into the world of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Chatterjee, Dibakar Banerjee. It's a gentle, urban, well-written ...
Plus, a surprisingly sermon-free diatribe on medical negligence in our country, last seen in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's "Anand" and "Bemisal".
Bachchan mentioned hearing about a new film Hrishikesh Mukherjee was making. She had become intrigued by the title (Guddi), and had ...
He recalled how happy he had been when Hrishikesh Mukherjee ... "'Here is the superstar of tomorrow,' he had told Hrishikesh Mukherjee."
Jay recalled that because of her attachment with her alma mater FTII (she was an acting student in 1970), she persuaded Hrishikesh Mukherjee ...
Directors Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Amit Masurkar provide contrasting and yet similar accounts of what it means to be honest and duty-bound ...
... organise Smarananjali, a two-day event in memory of filmmaker-editor Hrishikesh Mukherjee, on its campus on September 30 and October 1.
A series of panel discussions, presentations and film screenings followed by discussions on Hrishikesh Mukherjee's unique way of handling ...
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, the 1979 movie established the powerful impact of the comic chemistry between Palekar and Utpal Dutt.
The only director he was scared of was Hrishikesh Mukherjee with whom he worked on Anand, Namak Haram and Bawarchi. Later, he was ...
A great fan of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee genre of films, Talpade says he would want to bring that similar essence in the movies he directs in ...
The film directed by late Hrishikesh Mukherjee featured Jaya opposite Samit Bhanja playing the lead roles and Big B in a guest appearance ...
Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Golmaal, Sai Paranjpye's Katha, Khubsurat, Chashme Badoor and Tu Hai Mera Sunday are some of the slice-of-life ...
Remember Hrishikesh Mukherjee's magic in simplicity? You cannot help but relive the same magic onscreen. 5 Best Attractions: Impeccable ...
Past recipients of the prestigious award are Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Gulzar, Shyam Benegal and Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar and even ...
During the shooting of Madhumati, Dilip Kumar coaxed Hrishikesh Mukherjee to direct a film. Taking heed, Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed his ...
Interestingly, in the late 1960s, Hrishikesh Mukherjee made a film called Satyakam and since then we have had many films about idealistic men ...
In Hrishikesh Mukherjee's "Satyakam", a film that echoes in unexpected ways in the new Rajkummar Rao experience, when Dharmendra the ...
The characters are alive with a basic human warmth," he says comparing it to Hrishikesh Mukherjee films which were so popular during the ...
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee the movie is based on a Bengali novel of the same name by Narayan Sanyal. After the success of Anupama ...
... cinema or middle-of-the-road films directed by Shridhar in Tamil or Bimal Roy or his protegees like Hrishikesh Mukherjee or Gulzar. "Before ...


 

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