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T. Rama Rao made the remake of popular Tamil film Moondru Mugam (1983) in Hindi as John Jani Janardan (1984). #FaceOfTheWeek Rajinikanth reprised his triple roles in the Hindi version. The film also starred strong cast such as Rati Agnihotri, Poonam Dhillon, Utpal Dutt and Kader Khan. 
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Well-known actress Rati Agnihotri was #BornOnThisDay. Working in popular Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinema, she received appreciation for her works in films like Ek Duuje Ke Liye. Her collaborations with Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth are also noted. 
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Famed actor from Malayalam cinema Jayaram was #BornOnThisDay. A versatile performer, he has also acted in Tamil and Telugu films.

Seen here in Dhwani with Shobhana.

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Eminent actress Sujatha was #BornOnThisDay. Known for her restrained portrayals, she is remembered for her unforgettable performance in K. Balachander’s classic Avargal (1977). Her other notable works are Ernakulam Junction (1971), Aval Oru Thodarkathai (1974) and Annakkili (1976). #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #actress #film #filmlover #light #camera #action #instapic #instaphoto #potd #picoftheday #india #pune#actor
On #HumanRightsDay revisit this poster for #PrakashJha’s #Damul (1984). A melodrama set in feudal system in #Bihar sharply addresses rural exploitation and the politics of Untouchability.

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A still of #FaceOfTheWeek #SharmilaTagore from Satyajit Ray’s #Seemabaddha. 
The second film from Ray’s #Calcutta Trilogy, the film presents themes like rapid modernization, increasing culture of corporate and futility of greedy race.

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Noted actor Shatrughan Sinha was #BornOnThisDay. An alumnus of FTII, he is known for his dominant screen presence and powerful dialogue delivery. His popular films include Kalicharan, Vishwanath and Dostana.

Seen here in Milap.

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A lovely shot from Hrishikesh Mukherjee's acclaimed nationalist melodrama Satyakam (1969) featuring #FaceOfTheWeek Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra, both #BornOnThisDay.

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Famed actor in Hindi cinema Dharmendra was #BornOnThisDay. Prominently known as an intense action star, has also shined sensitive, romantic and comic roles. #Bandini #Anupama #Sholay

Also a producer, his produced Ghayal won the National Award.

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Distinguished actress Sharmila Tagore was #BornOnThisDay. Acknowledged for her profound performances, she won National Awards for her works in Mausam (1975) and Abar Aranye (2003). Her collaborations filmmaker Satyajit Ray and actor Rajesh Khanna are also notable.

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Celebrated dancer & choreographer Uday Shankar was #BornOnThisDay.  A pioneer of dance in India, he modernized traditional dance forms and popularized it globally.

Uday Shankar directed and starred in landmark dance spectacle Kalpana (1948). Notable for its expressionistic approach the film also has a satirical edge, with a frame story about a writer pitching an idea for the film to a producer.

The film has been digitally restored by NFAI.

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#FaceOfTheWeek #SharmilaTagore and Shashi Kapoor are seen here in Manmohan Desai’s Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973). A popular romantic drama is remembered for its melodious soundtrack, featuring songs like ‘Vada Karo Nahin Chodoge’ and ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’. Interestingly, the film has a cult following in Algeria since its release. 
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