100 Bollywood Films
Bollywood is the national cinema of India. This invaluable introduction to the best of the genre discusses the work of key directors, major stars, music directors, and screenplay writers. Historically important films have been included along with certain cult movies and top box office successes, including Mother India, the national epic of a peasant woman's struggle against nature and society; Sholay, a "curry western" where the all-star cast sing and dance; Dilwale Dulhaniya le jayenge, the greatest of the diaspora films in which two British Asians fall in love while vacationing in Europe before going to India, where they show their elders how to incorporate love into family traditions; Junglee, in which love transforms a savage who yells "Yahoo!" before singing and dancing like Elvis and creating a new youth culture; and Pyaasa, dramatically shot in black and white and portraying a romantic poet who suffers for his art in the material world.
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Achhut kanya Franz Osten 1936
Aradhana Shakti Samanta 1969
Bandini Bimal Roy 1963
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Aamir Khan actors Akhtar Amit Amitabh Bachchan Amrish Puri Anand Bakshi Asha Ashok Kumar audience Azmi Bimal Roy Black and white Bollywood brother Chandni Colour comedy dance Deewaar Dev Anand Devdas Dharmendra Dial Dilip Kumar director falls in love father film's genre girl Gulzar Guru Dutt hero heroine Hindi cinema Hindi film Hindu Hrishikesh Mukherjee images Indian cinema Indian film Jaan Kabhi Kishore Lyrics Manoj Kumar marry Meena Mehboob mins Mother India murder Muslim Nargis Nasir Naushad performance phool picturised played Pooja popular Prakash Pran Prod R. D. Burman Raj Kapoor Rajesh Khanna Ravi realises Rishi Kapoor role romantic Salim-Javed Sanjay Sanjeev Kumar Santoshi scene Selected Cast Shah Rukh Shammi Shashi Kapoor Shekhar shot Shyam Sikandar Singh singing songs star story Story/Scr./Dial style theme Vijay Anand village Vinod Khanna Vyjayanthimala Waheeda Rehman woman Yash Chopra Yash Raj young Zeenat Aman