Rangeela may refer to: Saeed Khan Rangeela, Pakistani film actor Rangeela, a 1995 Indian romantic comedy drama film Rangeela, an upcoming Indian Malayalam-language film Rangeela, a 2013 album by Shireen Jawad
Uphaar is a 1971 Hindi film. Produced by Tarachand Barjatya for Rajshri Productions, the film stars Jaya Bhaduri, Swarup Dutt and Kamini Kaushal; the music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal. This film is based on the short story named "Samapti" by Rabindranath Tagore; the film was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.. Following years this movie dubbed in various south Indian languages including successful in Malayalam as Upaharam. "Samapti" was earlier made into a movie by Satyajit Ray and is a part of his trio of short films released as "Teen Kanya". Anoop studies law in Calcutta, he has a sister, married to Anil and lives in Calcutta. Since Anoop is of marriageable age, his mom has selected a prospective bride for him in her neighbourhood; the girl's name is Vidya. When Anoop returns home, his mother asks him for his approval, but he says he wants to see the girl first, he goes to see Vidya, gets to meet another village belle by the name of Minoo, the daughter of Sharda and Ramchandra.
He returns home, tells his mom that he cannot marry Vidya, will marry only Minoo. His mother reluctantly agrees and the marriage takes place, it is that they find out that Minoo has no household skills. Neither is mature enough to understand her relationship with Anoop, her only interests appear to be stealing mangoes and other fruit, playing with children much younger than her. Anoop's mom is quite exasperated with Minoo and is compelled to keep the new bride under lock and key; when the time comes for Anoop to return to Calcutta, he asks Minoo to come with him, but she refuses. His mother refuses to let her stay with her. Anoop accordingly leaves Minoo with Sharda. Once Anoop leaves her and heads back to Calcutta, Minoo starts realising. All her earlier activities of fooling around and playing with the village kids loses their charm and, in her loneliness, she realises her love for Anoop, she tells her mom that she wants to go back to Anoop's house, reconcile with her mother-in-law and live with her.
Minoo goes back. Anoop's mom welcomes her daughter-in-law. Minoo excels in her household duties, but Anoop does not visit for his holidays. Minoo realises, he had promised. So she writes a letter to Anoop telling him to come home, but she does not have his address, so Anoop never gets the letter. In the meantime, Anoop's mom, realizing that Minoo is missing her husband, suggests a trip to Calcutta to visit him, it is in Anoop's sister's house in Calcutta that the love-lorn couple comes together. Swarup Dutt as Anoop Jaya Bhaduri as Minoo a.k.a. Mrinmayee Suresh Chatwal as Anil, Sudha's husband Nandita Thakur as Sudha Nana Palsikar as Ramchandra Ratnamala as Sharda Leela Mishra as Kaki Kamini Kaushal as Anoop's mother Yunus Pervez as Banwari "Mai Ek Raaja Hu, Tu Ek Rani Hai' - Mohammed Rafi "Chhal Chhal Bahati, Maajhi Nayyaa Dhundhe Kinaaraa" - Mukesh "Sunee Re Nagariya, Sunee Re Sejariya" - Lata Mangeshkar "Haathon Men Mehandi, Bol Re Mere Gudde Tujhe Guddi Kubul" - Lata Mangeshkar List of submissions to the 45th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Indian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Uphaar on IMDb Uphaar on YouTube
Gaman is a Bollywood film released in 1978, starring Farooq Sheikh and Smita Patil in the lead roles and introducing Nana Patekar in a supporting role. It is the directorial debut of Muzaffar Ali; the film deals with the issue of the futility of urban migration, using the story of a migrant from Uttar Pradesh to Mumbai, who tries to find a foothold in his new life as a taxi driver. The film's music was by Jaidev, who won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction in 1979 for his work, for the Song "Aap ki Yaad Aati Rahi", Chhaya Ganguly won a National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer. Shahryar wrote songs for the film, most notably "Seene Mein Jalan, Aankhon Mein Toofaan", sung by Suresh Wadkar, which highlighted the alienation and broken dreams of the migrant community. Ghazal singer Hariharan made his playback singing debut with the film. In order to improve their lifestyle, Ghulam Hasan, who hails from a village near Badaun, decides to relocate to Bombay, on the insistence of his close friend Lalulal Tiwari.
He leaves behind his ailing wife. Lalulal helps him get a job cleaning taxis. Ghulam subsequently learns how to drive, is hired to drive a taxi. In spite of his best efforts, he is unable to save enough money to visit his family. Lalulal has problems of his own, in spite of being settled in Bombay for several years. Having a sweetheart, Yashodra, he is unable to rent a decent apartment, lives in a shanty tenement, slated to be demolished by the Bombay Municipal Corporation. Lalulal and Yashodara are murdered by the latter's family, as the family wants Yashodara to support them instead of marrying Lalulal. Ghulam decides to return to Lucknow. Closing shots show him driving his taxi in the city of dreams. Farooq Shaikh as Ghulam Hasan Smita Patil as Khairun Gita Siddharth as Yashodhara Sulabha Deshpande as Vasu's mom Jalal Agha as Lallulal Tewari Protima Bedi Nana Patekar as Vasu Satish Shah Arvind Deshpande Amir Bano Arun Bhutanatha Dinshaw Daji Hameed Arun Joglekar Hridaya Lani Hira Devi Mishra Nitin Sethi Mahabali Singh All music composed by Jaidev.
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Amol Palekar is a noted Indian actor and producer of Hindi and Marathi cinema. He studied fine arts at the Sir JJ School of Arts and commenced his artistic career as a painter; as a painter, he participated in many group shows. He has been active in the avant garde theatre in India, he has been active in Marathi and Hindi theatre as an actor and producer since 1967. His contribution to the modern Indian theatre is overshadowed by his popularity as a lead actor in Hindi films; as an actor, he was most prominent for over a decade from 1970. His image as a "boy next door" contrasted with the larger-than-life heroes prevalent at that time in Indian cinema, he received one Filmfare and six State awards as Best Actor. His performances in regional language films in Marathi, Bengali and Kannada fetched him critical acclaim as well, he decided not to act after 1986. As a director, he is known for the sensitive portrayal of women, selection of classic stories from Indian literature, perceptive handling of progressive issues.
He has directed several television serials on the national network such as Kachchi Dhoop, Naquab, Paool Khuna and Krishna Kali. Palekar began in Marathi experimental theatre with Satyadev Dubey, started his own group, Aniket, in 1972. Palekar made his debut in 1971 with the Marathi film Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe directed by Satyadev Dubey. In 1974 he was cast as an actor by Basu Chatterjee in Rajnigandha, in the surprise low-budget hit, Chhoti Si Baat; this led to many other such roles in "middle-class" comedies alternative. These were directed by Chatterjee or Hrishikesh Mukherjee and included films such as Gol Maal and Naram Garam, he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Gol Maal. He is noted for his image of the "middle-class everyman" who struggles to get a job, his own flat, a girlfriend/wife, appreciation from his boss. In 1979, he was paired with a sixteen-year-old Sridevi in Solva Saawan, her debut Hindi movie as a heroine. Amol played the role of an intellectually disabled man, a character played by Kamal Haasan in the original Tamil movie.
In 1982 he played the role of Ravi in the Malayalam movie Olangal. He turned to directing with the Marathi film Aakriet, he showed his capabilities as a director with movies such as Paheli. Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen has become a part of management courses and study pertaining to human behaviour. Paheli was India's official entry for Best Foreign Film at the 2006 Oscars; the movie, did not make it to the final nominations. He has given his voice to an HIV/AIDS education animated software tutorial created by the nonprofit organization TeachAIDS, he is willing to act once again. Amol Palekar was born to Suhasini Palekar in a lower-middle-class family in Mumbai, he was raised along with his three sisters, Neelon and Unnati, by his father who worked in the General Post Office and his mother who worked in a private company. He worked at the Bank of India, he does some social work. He married Sandhya Gokhale after his divorce from Chitra. Palekar regards himself as an agnostic atheist. Aakreit – 1981 Ankahee – 1985 Thodasa Rumani Ho Jaye – 1990 Bangarwadi – 1995 Daayraa – 1996 Anahat Kairee – 2001 Dhyaas Parva – 2001 Paheli – 2005 Quest – 2006 Dumkata Samaantar – 2009...
And Once Again – 2010 Dhoosar – 2011 Mother Kalankini Chena Achena Kanneshwara Rama Paper Boats Olangal Kachchi Dhoop – 1987 Naqab – 1988 Paoolkhuna – 1993 Mrignayanee – 1991 Kareena Kareena – 2004 AA Bail Mujhe Maar – 1987 Ek Nayi Ummeed-Roshni – 2015 lokesh Amol Palekar on IMDb
Madhuri Dixit known by her married name Madhuri Dixit Nene, is an Indian actress and television personality. One of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses in the late 1980s and 1990s, she has been praised by critics for her acting and dancing skills, she is the recipient including six Filmfare Awards. In 2008, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. After making her acting debut in the 1984 drama Abodh, Dixit had her first commercial success with the 1988 action romance Tezaab, she went on to establish herself as a leading actress of Bollywood by starring in several top-grossing productions, including Ram Lakhan, Kishen Kanhaiya, Saajan, Khalnayak, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Raja and Dil To Pagal Hai — and received critical recognition for her work in Prem Pratigyaa, Prahaar, Mrityudand, Pukar and Devdas. Dixit returned to film acting in 2007 with the musical Aaja Nachle. Subsequently, she starred in the black comedy Dedh Ishqiya and crime drama Gulaab Gang.
She made her debut in Marathi cinema with the 2018 comedy drama Bucket List. Her highest-grossing release came with the adventure comedy Total Dhamaal. In addition to acting in films, Dixit has been engaged in philanthropic activities, she has worked with UNICEF since 2014 to prevent child labour. She was appointed the brand ambassador for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign, by the Government of India, she has participated in several concert tours and stage shows, hosted Sony TV's Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai and featured as a talent judge for the dance reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, So You Think You Can Dance and Dance Deewane. Dixit has been married to Shriram Nene with whom she has two children. Madhuri Dixit was born on 15 May 1967 into a Maharashtrian family in Mumbai, Maharashtra to Shankar and Snehlata Dixit, she has an elder brother. She kindled an interest in dance at an early age of three, went on to train in Kathak for eight years. I received a scholarship as a Kathak dancer. I remember that it was due to a dance performance that the first time my name had appeared in the paper.
I had performed at the Guru Purnima festival. And there was a journalist, there and he had written this article saying that ‘this little girl stole the show’ – something like that. I was over the moon. So dance gave me a sense of achievement. Of worth." Dixit received her education at Divine Child High School in Andheri. Apart from her studies, she participated in extra-curricular activities, such as dramatics. Aspiring to become a microbiologist, Dixit enrolled at the Sathaye college in Vile Parle where she studied micro biology as one of her subjects in BSc. However, six months after she had commenced her course, Dixit decided to discontinue studies and pursue a full-time career in films. Dixit made her television debut in 1984 in the Rajshri Production's series Paying Guest, in which she played the role of Neena. Dixit made her cinema debut 1984 with Rajshri Productions' drama Abodh, opposite Bengali actor, Tapas Paul. Upon release, the film failed commercially but Dixit's performance earned her positive reviews from critics.
Aakash Barvalia of Gomolo wrote, "Madhuri excels in her role as a young bride who acquits herself well as the naive village girl and does not realise what marriage entails." Her only release of 1985 - Awara Baap — flopped at the box office. During this time, a monochrome photograph of hers, shot by Gautam Rajadhyaksha was featured on the cover of the popular magazine Debonair and she appeared as the cover girl of Filmfare in April 1986. Dixit's next four releases were the dramas Swati, Manav Hatya and Uttar Dakshin. None of these films performed well either commercially. Hifazat marked Dixit's first of several collaborations with Anil Kapoor. In 1988, Dixit had four film releases. In 1988, Dixit attained recognition when she played the role of Mohini, an impoverished and miserable woman, forced to dance to make money for her father in N. Chandra's action romance Tezaab opposite Anil Kapoor; the movie was the highest-grossing film of the year and she received her first Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination.
It proved to be Dixit's first commercial success. Akshay Shah of Planet Bollywood wrote, "Madhuri Dixit gives a fine-tuned performance. Though she is more remembered for her crowd pleasing dance act Ek Do Teen, her acting needs to be noted in the scenes where she is pitted against Anupam Kher, she looks and dances like a dream."Her first release of 1989, did well at the box office. She next re-united with Anil Kapoor for Subhash Ghai's Ram Lakhan, she played Radha Shastri, a girl who falls in love with her childhood friend, Kapoor's character, she finds it hard to convince her father. Finishing up as the second highest-grossing film of the year, Ram Lakhan emerged as a "super-hit" at the box office. Dixit's next release was the romantic drama Prem Pratigyaa, in which she was paired opposite Mithun Chakraborty, her portrayal of Laxmi Rao, a distraught woman who influences a local underworld don letting him give up his bad habits, earned her a second nomination for the
Amanush is a 1975 Indian action drama film made in both Hindi and Bengali and directed by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Sharmila Tagore, Uttam Kumar, Utpal Dutt and Asit Sen. Both the versions were hits; the Bengali version of the film achieved immense popularity amongst Bengalis and featured many memorable songs by Kishore Kumar like Bipinbabur Karansudha and Ki Asha-y Baandhi Khelaghar. This film featured the Bengali film star Uttam Kumar at the height of his popularity and Utpal Dutt turned in a stellar performance as the villain; the film was remade in Telugu as Edureeta, starring N. T. Rama Rao, in Malayalam as Ithaa Oru Manushyan and in Tamil as Thyagam, with Sivaji Ganesan. After Amanush, Samanta once again made another double version, Anand Ashram, with the same lead actors, that film didn't do well at the box office. Uttam Kumar... Madhusudan Roy Chaudhary "Madhu" Sharmila Tagore... Lekha Prema Narayan... Dhanno Anil Chatterjee... Police Inspector Bhuvan Roy Utpal Dutt... Maheem Ghosal Abhi Bhattacharya...
Dr. Anand Manmohan... Sanathan Asit Sen... Pujari Manik Dutt Tarun Ghosh... Padha Rajni Gupta Subroto Mahapatra... Jyoti Amol Sen... Constable Probir Roy Music: Shyamal Mitra | Lyrics: Indeevar "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda" - Kishore Kumar "Kal Ke Apne Na Jaane Kyun" - Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle "Tere Gaalonko Choomoon" - Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle "Ghum Ki Dawaa To Pyaar Hai" - Asha Bhosle "Na Puchho Koi Hamein" - Kishore Kumar "Nadiya Mein Lahre Naache" - Shyamal Mitra The film won total 2 award from 9 nomination it received at 1976 Filmfare Awards Won Best Playback Singer, Male - Kishore Kumar for "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda" Best Lyricist - Indeevar for "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda"Nominated Best Film Best Director - Shakti Samanta Best Actor - Uttam Kumar Best Supporting Actor - Utpal Dutt Best Supporting Actress - Prema Narayan Best Story - Shakti Prada Rajguru Best Playback Singer, Female - Asha Bhosle for "Kal Ke Apne" Amanush on IMDb
Rajesh Khanna was an Indian actor, film producer and politician, known for his work in Hindi cinema. He is referred to as the "first superstar", he starred in 15 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 to 1971, still an unbroken record. He did 106 solo hero films of which 97 were released between 1967 and 2013, he acted in only 22 films with multi-star cast. 82 of the 127 films with Khanna as the lead protagonist were critically acclaimed films with ratings above 4 stars out of 5 by film reviewers of various newspapers unanimously. He made his debut in 1966 with Aakhri Khat. During his career he appeared in 12 short films, he received the BFJA Awards for Best Actor four times. In 1991, he was awarded the Filmfare Special Award for achieving the feat of doing the most solo hero films in Hindi Cinema and in 2005, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, he was the highest paid Indian actor from 1970 to 1987 whereas Amitabh Bachchan shared the same tag with Khanna from 1980 to 1987. He was a Lok Sabha member of the Indian National Congress from New Delhi from 1992 to 1996.
He married Dimple Kapadia in March 1973, eight months before her debut film Bobby was released and had two daughters from the marriage. Their elder daughter Twinkle Khanna is married to actor Akshay Kumar, while they have a younger daughter Rinke Khanna. Khanna died on 18 July 2012, after a period of illness. Khanna has been posthumously awarded Padma Bhushan. On 30 April 2013 he was bestowed the title First Superstar of Indian cinema at the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, he has been honored with a stamp and statue in his likeness, a road being renamed after him. Rajesh Khanna was born on 29 December 1942, in Amritsar in the present-day state of Punjab, as Jatin Khanna. Khanna was adopted and raised by Chunnilal Khanna and Leelawati Khanna, who were relatives of his biological parents, his father had migrated from West Punjab to "Gali Tiwarian" in Amritsar. His biological parents were Chandrani Khanna. Lala worked as headmaster of the MC High School in Burewala, his adoptive parents belonged to a family of railway contractors who had moved from Lahore to Bombay in 1935.
Khanna lived in Thakurdwar near Girgaon, Mumbai. He attended St. Sebastian's Goan High School with his friend Ravi Kapoor, who took the stage name Jeetendra. Khanna started taking interest in theatre, did many of stage and theatre plays in his school and college days, won many prizes in inter-college drama competitions. In 1962 Khanna played a wounded mute soldier in the play Andha Yug and impressed with his performance. Khanna became a rare newcomer who had his own MG sports car, who struggled to get work in theatre and films in the early 1960s. Khanna did his first two years of Bachelor of Arts in Nowrosjee Wadia College in Pune from 1959 to 1961. Khanna studied in K. C. College and Jeetendra studied from Siddharth Jain College. Khanna tutored Jeetendra for his first film audition. Khanna's uncle KK Talwar changed Khanna's first name to Rajesh, his friends and his wife called him Kaka. Rajesh Khanna was one of eight finalists from more than 10,000 contestants in the 1965 All India Talent Contest, organised by United Producers and Filmfare, along with FTII students Subhash Ghai and Dheeraj Kumar.
Rajesh Khanna won the contest. BR Chopra, Bimal Roy, GP Sippy, HS Rawail, Nasir Husain, J. Om Prakash, Mohan Saigal, Shakti Samanta and Subodh Mukherji and others had created the United Producers organisation and were the judges of the contest, he made his film debut in the 1966 film Aakhri Khat, directed by Chetan Anand, followed by Raaz, directed by Ravindra Dave, both of which were a part of his predetermined prize for winning the All-India United Producers' Talent Competition. G. P. Sippy and Nasir Hussain were the first to sign Rajesh Khanna. Aakhri Khat was India's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 40th Oscar Academy Awards in 1967. Khanna in an interview to the newspaper The Hindu said: Though'Aakhri Khat' is my first film, I received my first break as a leading actor in Ravindra Dave's,'Raaz', in 1967. My heroine was Babita a popular actress then. Though I had lots of confidence, I was shy in facing the camera initially. In my first three shots, I had to perform with stress on my body dialogue delivery.
Though I was right with my dialogues, my movements were not up to the mark. Ravindra Dave explained me my scenes and movements clearly correcting my way of walking. Being under contract with United Producers, he got projects such as Aurat and Ittefaq, he was noticed for his performances in films such as Baharon Ke Sapne, Doli and Ittefaq. In Bahraon Ke Sapne, the response from the public in the first week of run forced the film's ending to be changed from a tragic one to a happier one from the second week. Waheeda Rehman suggested to Asit Sen to take Khanna for the lead role in Khamoshi. Through Aradhana he rose to "instant national fame" and film critics referred to him as the first superstar of India. Rajesh Khanna was cast in a double role opposite Sharmila Farida Jalal, it saw the resurgence of Kishore Kumar, who became the official playback voice of Rajesh Khanna. They worked together until Kishore's death in 1987 and songs of their combination were released until 1991. In