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#ThrowbackThursday: #GuruDutt and #MalaSinha dance in this fantastic dreamscape, in the song "Hum aap ki aankhon mein" from #Pyaasa! The film was #ReleasedOnThisDay in 1957. #TBT
#GuruDutt's haunting melodrama #Pyaasa was #ReleasedOnThisDay in 1957!
Filmmaker #SoorajBarjatya, #BornOnThisDay, on the sets of his blockbuster romance #MainePyarKiya (1989). Also seen are #AlokNath, #LaxmikantBerde and #Bhagyashree.

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Prominent actor Pahari Sanyal, widely known for his naturalistic on-screen performances in Bengali and Hindi cinema, was #BornOnThisDay. Sanyal was also a trained singer. 
Seen here on a rare poster of Batuk Bhatt and Babubhai Mistri窶冱 Mauj. He played the protagonist opposite Kaushalya and Nadia in the film. #FaceOfTheWeek

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For #JayshreeGadkar's birthday, a lovely shot of her and #Suryakant from the #Marathi film Gaath Padli Thaka Thaka (1956), featured on the #NFAI2018Calendar!

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For #JayshreeGadkar's birth anniversary, take a look at this gorgeous still from Dhirubhai Desai's romantic drama #Saranga. She is seen here with Sudesh Kumar. #Nostalgia
#FaceOfTheWeek Pahari Sanyal is seen here with P.C. Barua in the classic comedy-drama Rajat Jayanti. Sanyal portrayed the character of Bishwanath, a street-smart cousin of Barua. Set in Calcutta of the 1930s, the film uses various layers of sarcasm to mock the modernizing drives in colonial India. #NFAIExclusive
Veteran actress Sabitri Chatterjee was #BornOnThisDay. Popular for her work in Bengali cinema, she is known for her charismatic screen presence, expressive voice and versatility in romantic, dramatic and comic roles. Her notable films include Natun Yahudi, Raat Bhore and Mantramugdha.

She frequently paired with Uttam Kumar. They are seen here in Brajabuli.

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A breathtaking still of #JayshreeGadkar, #BornOnThisDay, from S.N. Tripathi's Seeta Maiya (1964). A major star of 60s #Marathi cinema, she starred in this #Bhojpuri film produced by #HomiWadia.
Known for her dancing skills, she excelled in films based on the folk dance form Tamasha.

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#DidYouKnow: Renowned Assamese writer-filmmaker Bhabendra Nath Saikia, #BornOnThisDay, wrote his own films, a factor he considered important to his creative output.ツHis women-emancipation drama Agnisnaan was based on his own novel.

His films had a strong literary quality to them.

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Satyajit Ray presented his first colour feature Kanchanjungha with a curiously fragmented narrative in the midst of the scenic hills of Darjeeling. Seen here is #PahariSanyal in the character of an eccentric ornithologist Jagadish. #FaceOfTheWeek #NFAIExclusive

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Actress-filmmaker Vijaya Nirmala, seen here in Pulliman, was #BornOnThisDay. She acted in films of several languages like Rosy (Malayalam), Buddhimanthudu (Telugu) andツNilagiri Express (Tamil). She has also earned appreciation for directing a significant number of films.

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