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#SuperSunday: A lobby card for #ShyamBenegal’s #GandhiSeMahatmaTak. Made in the #90s, the joint production of  #India & #SouthAfrica, it documents #Gandhi's 21 years in Africa. #RajitKapoor won the #NationalAward for his performance in a titular role of our greatest freedom fighter.

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#FaceOftheWeek Gulzar with Sanjeev Kumar and Moushmi Chatterjee on the set of the film Angoor (1982). A rare light-hearted comic drama by Gulzar, based on Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors narrates the humorous tale of two pairs of identical twins separated at birth, played by Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma.

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#SuperSaturday to this evoking poster for I.V. Sasi’s film 1921. Released in the #80s, the film addresses the Mappila uprising of 1921, a protest against the mounting atrocities committed by the British and landlords in the region.

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On the occasion of Gulzar’s birthday revisit this poster for one of his most delicate film Ijaazat (1987). Starring Rekha, Naseeruddin Shah and Anuradha Patel in the lead roles, the film narrates the tale of love, marriage & extra-marital affair and poignantly depicts the perspectives of lead protagonists and their inter-personal relationships. 
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#Sachin and #SupriyaPilgaonkar share their birthdays today. Both of them have made distinct marks in films and television across the #Marathi and #Hindi industry with their range of captivating work. 
They are seen here in #Kunku. 
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#WorkingStill: #FaceOfTheWeek Gulzar is seen here directing a shot to Sanjeev Kumar and Suchitra Sen on the set of Aandhi (1975). Acknowledged as one of the finest political drama with a blend of humanist sensitivity, the film is also remembered for soulful tracks like ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se’, ‘Tum Aa Gaye Ho’ and ‘Is Mod Se Jate Hain’. #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #actress #film #filmlover #light #camera #action #instapic #instaphoto #potd #picoftheday #india #pune#actor
#FlashbackFriday: A poster for #PhaniMajumdar’s #Andolan. Made in the #50s, the film presents a patriotic saga of #India’s struggle for freedom weaving with the experience of a #Bengali family. It featured a shot of #RabindranathTagore singing his #JanaGanaMana composition. 
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Actor Sharat Saxena was #BornOnThisDay. Known for performing supporting and negative characters, he has appeared in some of the most successful Hindi films like Mr.India, Baghban and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Saxena also worked in other regional languages like Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. 
Seen here in Chor Pe Mor. 
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Famed film and television actress Supriya Pilgaonkar was #BornOnThisDay. Noted for her sophisticated on-screen presence and graceful performances, she has worked in a substantial number of films in Hindi and Marathi. Especially popular are her Marathi comedies like Navari Mile Navaryala and Aitya Gharat Gharoba.

Seen here in Amhi Satpute, a Marathi remake of Satte Pe Satta. Supriya reprised the role of Hema Malini.

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Distinguished filmmaker-screenwriter Niranjan Pal was #BornOnThisDay. He worked for some of the successful films in the silent and early talkies era and was one of the founding members of renowned Bombay Talkies, his association with Himanshu Rai and Franz Osten was notable.

His prominent works include Shiraz (1928), Achhut Kanya (1936) and Suktara (1940). Here check out a poster for Janmabhoomi, he penned the screenplay of the film. 
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Renowned film personality Sachin Pilgaonkar was #BornOnThisDay. Being a prolific actor, he charmed the audiences with his affable work in films like Balika Badhu and Akhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se. His recent work in Katyar Kaljat Ghusali as Khansaheb received popular acclaim. 
Sachin ventured into direction during the 80s and made popular comic-melodramas such as Ashi Hi Banavabanvi, Amchyasarakhe Aamhich and Navra Maza Navsacha.

Also appeared as a child actor in a significant number of films, he is seen here in Majhli Didi. 
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One of the eminent filmmakers of contemporary era, S. Shankar was #BornOnThisDay. Known for making big budget social melodramas with justice narrative, his films are often applauded for their innovative use of modern cinematic technology. 
Some of his acclaimed films are Kadhalan, Indian, Jeans, Anniyan and Enthiran: The Robot. 
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