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Celebrating filmmaker Raj Khosla #Hindi Feature film CID (1956) with this  gripping poster! Starring #Devanand, #WaheedaRehman, #Mehmood #Shakila and #Johnny Walker.
#BornOnThisDay in 1972:
A very happy birthday to the acclaimed Indian actress and filmmaker: POOJA BHATT

#PoojaBhatt ventured into Indian cinema as an actress with her debut film Daddy (1990), directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt. She went on to win accolades for her performance in films such as Sadak (1991), Junoon (1992), Border (1997) and Zakhm (1998). She later moved into filmmaking and made her directorial debut with the film Paap (2004).
#BornOnThisDay in 1963:
Warm birthday wishes to the master Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and music director:  SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI

A recipient of multiple National awards, #SanjayLeelaBhansali is widely renowned for making elaborate works of art usually with grand sets, rich costumes and epic storylines. He has consistently made highly acclaimed films that are popular till date such as Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Devdas (2002), Black (2005) and Bajirao Mastani (2015). The celebrated filmmaker is an alumnus of Film and Television Institute of India, Pune!

#indiancinema #cinemalover #nfai
#BornOnThisDay in 1939:
Remembering the notable actor of Indian cinema on his 78th birth anniversary: JOY MUKHERJEE

#JoyMukherjee made his acting debut with stress Sadhana in the film Love in Simla (1960). He went on to appear in a number of hit films such as Ummeed (1962), Humsaya (1968) and Ek Bar Mooskura Do (1972). #nfai #picoftheday #potd #indiancinema #cinemalover #puneinstagrammer
#BornOnThisDay in 1957:
Warmest birthday wishes to the seasoned character actor of Indian cinema and television: VINEET KUMAR

An alumnus of National School of Drama, Delhi, #VineetKumar has been widely hailed for his method acting as well as negative portrayals. He has worked across Hindi, Telugu as well as English cinemas. His most memorable roles are in the films Kachche Dhaage (1999), Aks (2001), Shool (1999), Vikramarkudu(2006) and most recently, Masaan (2015). #nfai #cinemalover #indiancinema #puneinstagrammer
#BornOnThisDay in 1906:
Remembering the enigmatic character actor of Indian cinema: PAHARI SANYAL

A stalwart of #Bengali and Hindi cinema, #PahariSanyal is fondly remembered for his method acting which constantly evolved. His singing proficiency was also showcased in the song 'Kunje pukare oli jahare barey barey' in the Bengali film Aranyer Din Ratri (1970). His worldly wisdom and sophistication shone through his works, some of which are Yahudi Ki Ladki (1933), Adhikar (1938), Mouj (1943), Sabar Upare (1955), Harano Sur (1957), Kanchenjungha (1962) and Aradhana (1969).
Here is a rare picture of young Pahari Sanyal from our collection!  #cinemalover #indiancinema #potd #nfai #puneinstagrammer
#BornOnThisDay in 1964:
Many happy returns of the day to the eminent Indian filmmaker and screenwriter: SOORAJ BARJATYA

Widely renowned for making wholesome family entertainment films, #SoorajBarjatya started as an assistant director. He made his directorial debut with the film Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) revolving around love, friendship and family. His other equally popular films made under his banner Rajshri Productions are Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999) and Vivah (2006). #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #puneinstagrammer #potd #picoftheday #instapic
#WorkingStills #BehindTheScenes

#RandhirKapoor dons the hat of director for his film Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971). Here is a #rarepicture of Randhir Kapoor at work at the set location of the film!

@therealkarismakapoor @therealkareenakapoor #nfai
#BornOnThisDay in 1942:
Remembering the notable actress of #Marathi and #Hindi cinema on her 75th birth anniversary: JAYSHREE GADKAR

In her prolific career spanning over 4 decades, #JayshreeGadkar appeared in a wide genre of films including mythology. She was also an adept tamasha dancer which was showcased in a number of her films! Some of her most popular works are Sangte Aika (1959), Sadhi Manse (1965), Sangu Kashi Mi (1967) and Ramanand Sagar’s classic television serial Ramayana.
#BornOnThisDay in 1946:
A very happy birthday to the Indian actress and filmmaker who has made invaluable contribution to #Telugu cinema: VIJAYA NIRMALA

#VijayaNirmala has appeared in countless admirable #Telugu, #Tamil and #Malayalam films such as  Bhargavi Nilayam (1964), Poola Rangadu (1967), Neelagiri Express (1968) and Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974). She has also directed a number of films such as Hema Hemeelu (1979) and Sirimalle Navvindi (1980), and holds the merit of being a female stalwart of #Telugu cinema. Here is a rare picture of the lady in Pulliman (1976).
Starting a fresh week with some #MondayMotivation! 
A great #MondayMorning to all!
#BornOnThisDay in 1956:
Warmest birthday wishes to the prolific theater performer, film actor and renowned TV host: ANNU KAPOOR 
#AnnuKapoor’s break in Indian cinema came with Shyam Benegal’s film Mandi (1983) and he worked in many other acclaimed films such as Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), Mr. India (1987), Tezaab (1988) and Ram Lakhan (1989). He went on to win the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in Vicky Donor (2012). Before films, Annu Kapoor had already established himself in theatre. He is also renowned for hosting the famous reality show Antakshari from 1993 to 2006! Here is a #rarepicture from ‘Ek Ruka Hua Faisla’.
#nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #potd #picoftheday