Posts Tagged ‘Mausam’

Mausam

April 20, 2010

Mausam was 1975 movie from Gulzar which won two Filmfare awards and a National Award. Sharmila Tagore has appeared in dual role as mother and daughter. Her performance gave National Film Best Actress award.

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Dr. Amarnath Gill (Sanjeev Kumar) and Chanda Thapa (Sharmila Tagore) both are lovers. He promises her that, he will return back and marries her after earning more money. But he fails to keep his promise. She marries an old man and gives birth to a baby girl and dies.

25 years later Amarnath returns back and comes to know about Chanda and her family. He finds her daughter Kalzi (Sharmila Tagore) in a brothel house and brings her to his house. He want to make her into refined woman. But she falls for Amarnath. Later the rest of movie carriesĀ  some high emotions.

It was a feel god movie. Om Shivpuri and Dina Phatak were appeared in two other key roles.

The Faces of 60s

February 11, 2009

These women made headlines for everything from their onscreen histrionics to their coiffures during the sixties.

Asha Parekh

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Asha Parekh got an early start in movies thanks to Bimal Roy when she was just twelve years old. After a record number of hits like Teesri Manzil and Love in Tokyo, she started directing and producing television serials. She also became the first woman to head the Central Board of Film Certification and was the treasurer for the Cine and Television Artists Association.

Babita

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Babita acted in just eighteen odd movies like Farz and Haseena Maan Jaayegi, cutting short her career in show business by marrying Randhir Kapoor. Her daughters Karishma and Kareena carried her torch.

Mumtaz

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Like Parekh, Mumtaz made her debut in Bollywood when she was twelve. It took several small roles as an extra and supporting actress before she became the leading lady in movies like Do Raaste and Khilona.

Sharmila Tagore

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The Bengali beauty Sharmila Tagore won several awards for her performances in Mausam and Araadhna. She raised conservative eyebrows when she wore a bikini. She married cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and two of her children – Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan are now big names in Bollywood.

Waheeda Rehman

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Waheeda Rehman morphed from a vamp to the heroine and is known best for her performances in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Guide and Neel Kamal. She continues to shine, more recently seen in Rang De Basanti and Delhi 6.