Must Watch Old Hindi Movie Names For You
Bollywood: Are you an Old Hindi Films lover? Most of the 90s children love the old movies because it has beautiful amazing stories and the actors were amazing, they felt in the role and acted real. Our parents and grandparents were born in an old generation, they definitely knew all the 1950-2000s movies and when you asked them about the story and acting, they will say it was a lot better than now. The songs have real feelings at that time, whether they are painful or happy, it was just mesmerizing. Here in this article, I will mention some of the top old Indian Hindi films that left their mark on the audience’s mind and that you should definitely watch.
Mother India- 1957
Mother India- 1957– the amazing Hindi film that was directed by Mehboob Khan and starred the famous actress of that time Nargis, Raaj Kumar, Sunil Dutt, and Rajendra Kumar. The film is based on the story of a poverty-stricken village, who struggled a lot to raise her children without her husband. The title of the movie was chosen from the American book Mother India in 1927.
Do Bigha Zamin- 1953
Do Bigha Zamin- 1953- the film was directed by Bimal Roy and starred Balraj Sahni and Nirupa Roy in the lead roles. The film is mainly focused on Rabindranath Tagore’s Bengali poem Dui Bigha Jomi. The film was inspired by the Italian neo-realistic cinema and was made after watching Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves (1948). In the year 2005, the movie was ranked among the top 25 must-watch Bollywood films.
Devdas-1955– you have heard a lot about the film Devdas right, I am talking about Shahrukh khan’s film Devdas which was made in 2002, the movie was the remake of the 1955 Dilip Kumar movie Devdas, the film was directed by the by Bimal Roy which is based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel Devdas. Forbes included Kumar’s performance in the film on its top list of 25 Greatest Acting Performances of Indian Cinema.
Kagaz Ke Phool 1959
Kagaz Ke Phool- 1959- another blockbuster movie, it is one of the most respected old movies in Indian Cinema. It was produced and directed by Guru Dutt. The film marked a technical revolution in Indian cinematography. You know, the film was considered to be the finest self-reflexive movie that has ever been made in India.
Mughal-E-Azam- 1960- the blockbuster movie, the film is one of the most iconic films that has ever been made in the history of Indian Cinema. The film was directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji and starred Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, and Durga Khote. It broke all the office records in India and became the highest-grossing Indian film of all time.
Amar Prem 1972
Amar Prem- 1972- the movie is an Indian romantic drama, directed by Shakti Samanta. The movie was the remake of the Bengali film Nishi Padma in 1970. The movie is based on the story of a schoolboy, who is ill-treated by his stepmother, and becomes friends with a neighbor.
Zanjeer- 1973- the movie is a Hindi thriller action movie written by Salim Javed and directed by Prakash Mehra, and starring the Big B Amitabh Bacchan, Jaya Bacchan, pran, Ajit Khan, and Bindu. Zanjeer film has an important Indian Film in the history of Indian Cinema and is considered a classic today.
Sholay- 1975- we knew this well, the movie doesn’t need any introduction as of now right. I don’t think any person in the country won’t know about this blockbuster, masterpiece movie Sholay. It is an action-adventure film which was directed by RAMESH SIPPY. The film is about the two criminals which get hired by the police officers to capture the dacoit GABBAR SINGH. Cast by the Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan, and Jaya Bachchan.
Amar Akbar Anthony 1977
Amar Akbar Anthony 1977- the film is based on the three brothers who separated in their childhood and are adopted by families of different faiths, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity. The film was directed by Man Mohan Desai and the casted stars are Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan, and the female leads of Shabana Azmi, Neetu Singh, and Parveen Babi, with Pran, Nirupa Roy, and Jeevan.
Karz- 1980- this is a romantic thriller film, a cult classy film, directed by Subhash Ghai, starring Rishi Kapoor and Tina Munim. The film is mainly remembered for its amazing songs like Om Shanti Om, Dard-e-Dill’, ‘And Ek Haseena Thi’, which were composed by the Laxmikant Pyarelal. The film is based on, the wife who murdered her husband after marriage, and he was reborn as a singer and he recalls his memory of his early life and his family.
Mr. India- 1987
Mr. India- 1987– no one can ever forget this movie, Mr. India is one of the most fantastic blockbuster movies. You cannot make a list without having this historical movie. It is a superhero film which was directed by Shekhar Kapoor and starring the actor Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, and Amrish Puri. The film is based on the poor street violinist and philanthropist who receives a device that makes him invisible. While he renting his house to pay his debts, he meets the journalist Seema Sohni or Sridevi and falls in love with her.
Chandni 1989- the film was directed by Yash Chopra, and starred Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, and Vinod Khanna. The music and the soundtracks of this movie went on to become the best-selling album of the year, as well as the decade, and sold more than 10 million copies of the song. After the success of the movie, Sridevi became the top female star in the country. The movie was always remembered for its beautiful songs and music.
Here I have listed the must-watch old Indian cinema movies, just watch it out once, and then you will definitely differentiate between the old Indian Cinema and the Newly Indian cinema from meanwhile 90s and 20s. The old Indian movies have always been a special place in our hearts that we cannot describe. Do watch it out and let us know your reviews on that.
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