IFH STORIES, Movies

Shades Of Smita Patil

Bhumika (1977) The role that established 22-year-old Smita Patil as an actress of extraordinary merit. It remains, arguably, her best work. Director Shyam Benegal scaled this film on a creatively ambitiously level. The talent involved was uniformly megawatt. Girish Karnad and Satyadev Dubey wrote the screenplay and dialogue on which Vijay Tendulkar also collaborated. Govind Nihalani was the cinematographer while…

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Top Women Oriented Films In Bollywood

The very word ‘woman’ brings to mind an entity that can seduce with sensual beauty, endure with inner mind control and mold to any situation as though born to handle just that. Unfortunately, women in Bollywood films have not been given their fair share of author-backed roles. By and large, women characterizations have been sketchy or restricted to being arm-candy,…

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