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Based on legendary Bengali author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel Mejdidi, the movie stars Meena Kumari and Lalita Pawar in a progressive take on adoption.
The pocket-sized film magazine featured actual movie posters as covers, which make it a prized possession for film enthusiasts these days.
Even after more than 60 years, the movie is immensely watchable, thanks to easy-breezy comedy, great chemistry, Kishore Kumar's energy and S.D. Burman's tunes.
Kamal Amrohi's Pakeezah took a decade-and-a-half to be made, but is now synonymous with its star, Meena Kumari, who died just after it finally released.
Honey Trehan's crime drama explores greed, corruption and the nexus between the police and the state. With an ensemble cast that delivers, this film would have dazzled on the big screen.
Based on the life of mathematician Shakuntala Devi, Amazon Prime Video’s new movie starring Vidya Balan has some great moments, but they don’t come together.
Mahmood's performance in a double role in this 1962 comedy is what holds the film together, even though Shammi Kapoor got all the songs.
Even before the more famous Anand, the superstar had perfected the role of a dying man who wants to spread joy, but Safar is far darker and less feel-good.
A love triangle at heart, the movie provides a compelling look at Muslim life & male friendship, with exquisite music & cinematography.
Guru Dutt, Shyama, Shakila and Johnny Walker star in this noirish comedy-thriller with great tunes by O.P. Nayyar.