Guru Dutt and Madhubala’s chemistry and some masterful cinematography make this film sparkle despite some problematic gender equations.
With great music on one hand, but problematic representation on the other, Dev Anand’s directorial debut is an interesting watch.
Starring Shabana Azmi and Anant Nag, this film is the hard-to-swallow pill that we need today.
Based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s book, Bindur Chhele, this film makes for a great family drama.
Parichay, starring Jeetendra & Jaya Bhaduri, teaches us, in its own simple way, that children need love & encouragement to become confident and grow into kind adults.
Director Hrishikesh Mukherjee is better known for his family-friendly comedies, but in Abhimaan, he dealt with feminism & a love story with many shades of grey.
Khayyam masterfully blended ghazals, shayaris and classical Hindustani music to create melodies that made the story of Umrao Jaan.
Balraj Sahni’s Kabuliwala perfectly captures the essence of a wonderful friendship that builds against the backdrop of hardship.
Meena Kumari plays a happy and carefree character in S.M. Sriramulu Naidu’s 1955 film.
Saptapadi’s famous, moving Othello scene, which was directed separately by Utpal Dutt, deserves special praise.