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Illustrious producer, director B.R.Chopra was #BornOnThisDay. Founder of one of the prominent production banners ‘BR Films’, he made popular cutting-edge social dramas in his early career and moved to westernize suspense thrillers and musical melodramas post the 60s and 70s.

Take a look at his behind the scene still from Awaam with Nana Patekar.

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A poster for New Theatres’ Har Jeet, featuring #FaceOfTheWeek Kanan Devi and Pahari Sanyal. Adapted from ‘Subha Yoga’, a short story by Upendranath Ganguly, the film narrates the romantic drama of the leading actor and actress of rival theatre companies.

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‘Keraleeyam’, a Festival of #Malayalam Cinema started today at NFAI. The festival was inaugurated in the presence of actress #Parvathy, directors #MaheshNarayan, #PrasanthVijay & #Kerala State Chalachitra Academy’s vice chairman & acclaimed editor #BinaPaul.

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A frame from New Theaters’ Jawani Ki Reet, featuring #FaceOfTheWeek Kanan Devi and Najam. An interestingly woven romantic family drama, based on the theme of 'inheritance'. Kanan Devi played the young, beautiful adopted girl of famous lawyer Bholanath (Nemo), who fell in love with Dilip (Najam), an estranged son of Bholanath.

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M.V. Raman’s #BhaiBhai was #ReleasedOnThisDay in 1956. The traditional family drama about two brothers starred real brothers #AshokKumar and #Kishorekumar in lead roles. It also featured evergreen song ‘Ae Dil Mujhe Bata De’, sung by Geeta Dutt.

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Greetings to graceful actress Babita, #BornOnThisDay. A number of iconic songs like ‘Mast Baharon Ka Main Aashiq’, ‘Kajra Mohabbat Wala’, ‘Bhanware Ki Gunjan’ and ‘Aap Yahan Aaye Kisliye’ were picturized on her.

Seen here in Farz (1967). @therealkarismakapoor

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Eminent writer-director Wajahat Mirza was #BornOnThisDay. One of the most successful screenwriters during the golden age of Hindi cinema, he is remembered for his contribution to the milestone films Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam and Gunga Jumna.

Check out a poster for his directorial film Shahenshah Babar (1944). #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover  #film #filmlover #light #camera #action #instapic #instaphoto #potd #picoftheday #india #pune
#FaceOfTheWeek Kanan Devi and #KLSaigal in Phani Majumdar’s musical #StreetSinger. The film narrates the classic tale of two childhood friends Bhulwa (Saigal) and Manju (#KananDevi), who grow up to become street singers. But one succeeds to get fame and other remains unknown.

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#ThrowbackThursday: A lovely moment from P.Y. Altekar’s Saathi (1938), featuring #DurgaKhote and #Mubarak. #TBT

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#FaceOfTheWeek Kanan Devi & P.C. Barua are seen here in #Mukti. In this New Theatres' social tale of an artist Prasanta (Barua), #KananDevi played the character of his wealthy wife Chitra, who wants freedom from him as they both not ready to compromise their ideals.

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#Nostalgia: In Basu Chatterjee’s #Manzil Lalita Pawar played the mother of Ajay Chandra (Amitabh Bachchan), an ambitious young guy. 
Take a look at a frame featuring on-screen mother and son.

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Noted actress Poonam Dhillon, known for her affable performances in 80s and 90s Hindi films like  Noorie and Sohni Mahiwal. #BornOnThisDay

She is seen here in Savere Wali Gadi.

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