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National Award winning actor and singer: SURESH GOPI

#Rajaputhran 1996 #Kaliyattam 1997 #BharathanEffect 2007

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One of the first woman music composers in Indian Cinema: SARASWATI DEVI

Before she began composing music for films, Saraswati Devi, born Khursheed Manchershah Minocher-Homji,  was part of a popular 1920s musical group called Homji Sisters. Primarily known for her compositions for Bombay Talkies films like Achut Kanya (1936) and Naya Sansar (1941) and her songs such as 'Ban Ki Chidiya', sung by Ashok Kumar and Devika Rani became very popular at the time. After leaving Bombay Talkies, Saraswati Devi also collaborated with Sohrab Modi on films such as Prithvi Vallabh (1943) and Parakh (1944). #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #rare #archive #puneinstagrammer #pune #instapic #instaphoto #india #potd #picoftheday
We bring you this surreal image from K Narayan Kale's directorial debut for Prabhat Cinetone's Wahan (1937). #BeautifulShots

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Remembering the accomplished Tamil lyricist, author, novelist and poet: KANNADASAN
Considered one of the finest Tamil writers of the twentieth century, Kannadasan is a prolific lyricist and celebrated novelist. He is most known for his songwriting in Tamil films. His songs such as 'Chatti Suttathada' (Aalayamani), 'Aaru Maname Aaru' (Aandavan Katalai), 'Unnai Arinthaal' (Vettaikaaran) and many more, reflect his style of expressing the profound.

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Remembering the celebrated composer, singer and music director MS VISWANATHAN with a medley of some his melodies.
#UyarndhaManithan 1968 #PanitheerathaVeedu 1973 #Chandrakantham 1974
Known for his compositions in hundreds of films in multiple languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi, Viswanathan is a beloved name in cinema. His contribution to Indian film music, as an independent composer and in collaboration with TK Ramamoorthy, is immensely memorable.

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Our #SceneoftheWeek is from Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho (1983) directed by Saeed Mirza, a dream-like satire about an old couple fighting to keep the house they live in. 
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Adurthi Subba Rao's Darpan (1970) starring Waheeda Rehman, Sunil Dutt and Rehman. #PosterOfTheWeek

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Renowned theatre personality and filmmaker: JABBAR PATEL
Jabbar Patel is one of the founder members of Pune's Theatre Academy known for its revolutionary plays like Ghashiram Kotwal in the seventies. Adapting Vijay Tendulkar's stories to screen, Jabbar Patel's first film Saamna (1975) and then Sinhasan (1979) were both set against contemporary political backdrops of the time.  Among his other films, Jait Re Jait (1977) is known for its iconic soundtrack, while Umbartha (1981) - a film about a woman's struggle to step out of her confined space - is considered one of Smita Patil's most powerful roles.

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Remarkable actor with a career that spans over three decades: REHMAN
Known for his collaborations with Guru Dutt in seminal films like Pyaasa (1957), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960) and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), Rehman is a recognisable face in plenty of films from the 40s to the 70s. He also played a significant role in Yash Chopra's multi-starrer drama Waqt (1965). #nfai #indiancinema #cinemalover #film #filmlover #actor #rare #archive #potd #picoftheday #instapic #instaphoto #pune #india #puneinstagrammer
The Marathi Comedy Film Festival opened today in the presence of Makarand Anaspure & Chandrakant Kulkarni. The festival will screen 11 classic and popular Marathi comedy films from different time periods in the past century.

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#TBT A Young Amrish Puri with his best actor trophy from a play in 1962. #ThrowbackThursday

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Theatre, TV and Film actor: TOM ALTER
An FTII alumnus, Tom Alter is fondly remembered for his roles in Satyajit Ray's Shatranj Ke Khiladi (1977) and Richard Attenborough's Gandhi (1982). Playing the role of a cruel British Officer in Manoj Kumar's Kranti (1981), Alter has some significant villainous characters in his kitty. A renowned presence in Indian Theatre, Alter formed a group called Motley Production with his FTII colleagues Naseeruddin Shah and Benjamin Gilani.

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