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SD Burman gave one of the whackiest soundtracks for this 1958 film with an element of playfulness even in the romantic songs like Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si and Hum The Woh Thi. Directed by Satyen Bose, the film starred brothers Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Anup Kumar and Madhubala


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Director Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s National Award-winning film was considered to be the first net-noir gangster flicks in Tamil cinema. The 2010 film featured Jackie Shroff as an ageing gangster, Singam Perumal, along with Ravi Krishna, Sampath Raj, Yasmin Ponnappa, Guru Somasundaram and Master Vasanth


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The 1969 film had music by Hemant Kumar and lyrics by Gulzar. Khamoshi had some beautiful songs like Tum Pukar Lo and Woh Shaam Kuchh Ajeeb Thi. Directed by Asit Sen, it starred Waheeda Rehman and Rajesh Khanna


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Starring Jackie Shroff and Neena Gupta, the short film explores a middle-aged couple trying to wrap their heads around the vagaries of modern-day physical intimacy


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The acclaimed filmmaker addressed a crowd of aspiring artists and shared anecdotes and advice from his career


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The 1982 film had music by Ilaiyaraaja and some beautiful songs like Aye Zindagi and Surmayee Ankhiyon Mein. Sadma was directed by Balu Mahendra and starred Kamal Haasan and Sridevi


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The 1976 hit film had music by Khayyam and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi with unforgettable songs like Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein and Tere Chehre Se. Directed by Yash Chopra, Kabhi Kabhie starred Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee, Simi Grewal, Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh


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The film festival, now in its fifth edition, kicked off day one with conversations about how to tell powerful stories from the Northeast with the barest of means


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