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The Moondram Pirai maker gave South Indian audiences a break from gaudy films with realistic, visually uplifting stories.
Guru Dutt's classic, tragic film is brought to life by subtle performances and dialogue, gorgeous camerawork and Kaifi Azmi's haunting lyrics.
From his hysteria-inducing debut in Bobby to his turn as the principled patriarch in Mulk, Rishi Kapoor's career spanned a glorious 47 years.
Blockbuster director Manmohan Desai's most successful collaborations were with Amitabh Bachchan, who remembers him as a creative genius and a humble star.
In a career spanning more than 250 films in 71 years and three languages, Akkineni Nageswara Rao did every kind of movie possible — from musical and mythology to drama.
Often reduced to being Guru Dutt's right-hand man, Abrar Alvi was a visionary writer of plays, screenplays and dialogues — and a director.
Ardeshir Irani's Alam Ara didn't just end India cinema's silent era but also set the song-and-dance template for the future.
Viju Khote, who had a career spanning five decades, passed away Monday morning.
Gandhi watched one Hindi film in his lifetime & hated it. But Indian filmmakers of the time kept publicising their movies under the Mahatma’s name.
Guru Dutt’s magnum opus – second only to Kaagaz Ke Phool – is the perfect example of art-house cinema marrying Bollywood.
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