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With music by Jatin-Lalit and Remo Fernandes, Khamoshi - The Musical had some beautiful songs like Baahon Ke Darmiyan and Aaj Mein Oopar. The film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut and starred Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles

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Remember Shah Rukh's famous Sattar Minute speech or Mohd Rafi's haunting rendition of Kar Chale Hum Fida Jaan-o-Tan Sathiyon? On our 70th Independence Day, we look back at moments in films like Haqeeqat, Shaheed, Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, Chak De! India and Dangal that gave us goose-flesh

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Apart from the grand launch of Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor, director J P Dutta's 2000 movie will be remembered for Anu Malik's beautiful compositions and Javed Akhtar's powerful words that was elevated by some fab singing by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik

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With music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, the Mission Kashmir album had Kashmiri folk music elements in songs like Bumbro, Sochon Ki Jheelon and Rind Posh Maal

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With music by Sajjad Hussain, Rustom Sohrab had some memorable songs, including Yeh Kaisi Ajab Daastaan Ho Gayi by Suraiya. Directed by Vishram Bedekar, the 1963 film starred Prithviraj Kapoor and Suraiya


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If films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Bareilly Ki Barfi are anything to go by, kurta and jeans seems to be the small town uniform for the actresses in these films


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With music and lyrics by Ravindra Jain, Chitchor's album had some memorable songs sung by KJ Yesudas, such as Gori Tera Gaon Bada Pyaara and Jab Deep Jale. The film was directed by Basu Chatterjee and starred Amol Palekar and Zarina Wahab


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With music by Saraswati Devi, most of the songs of the 1941 film were sung by its lead actors Ashok Kumar and Leela Chitnis. Jhoola had some memorable songs like Na Jane Kidhar Aaj Meri Naav and Jhoole Ke Sang Jhoolo


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With music by Jatin-Lalit and Remo Fernandes, Khamoshi - The Musical had some beautiful songs like Baahon Ke Darmiyan and Aaj Mein Oopar. The film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut and starred Salman Khan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles


7-hair-raising-patriotic-moments-in-hindi-cinema

Remember Shah Rukh's famous Sattar Minute speech or Mohd Rafi's haunting rendition of Kar Chale Hum Fida Jaan-o-Tan Sathiyon? On our 70th Independence Day, we look back at moments in films like Haqeeqat, Shaheed, Lagaan, Rang De Basanti, Chak De! India and Dangal that gave us goose-flesh


87-refugee-top-100-bollywood-albums

Apart from the grand launch of Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor, director J P Dutta's 2000 movie will be remembered for Anu Malik's beautiful compositions and Javed Akhtar's powerful words that was elevated by some fab singing by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik


88-mission-kashmir-top-100-bollywood-albums

With music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, the Mission Kashmir album had Kashmiri folk music elements in songs like Bumbro, Sochon Ki Jheelon and Rind Posh Maal


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