Saturday, January 23, 2016

Historical Trivia of Indian Movies - 1976

Total number of films released                                        :    507

Hindi                                                                                     :    106

Telugu                                                                                  :      93

Malayalam                                                                           :      84

Tamil                                                                                     :      81

Kannada                                                                               :      45

Bengali                                                                                  :      32

Gujarathi                                                                               :     29

Marathi                                                                                 :      10

Punjabi                                                                                  :      10

Oriya                                                                                      :        6

Assamese                                                                              :        5

Tulu                                                                                         :       2

Manipuri                                                                                 :       1

Konkani                                                                                   :       1

English                                                                                     :       2

NATIONAL AWARDS

Dadasaheb Phalke Award                                             :      Kanan Devi

Film                                                                                     :     Mrigaya (Hindi) Director- Mrinal Sen

Director                                                                               :     P. Lankesh – “Pallavi” (Kannada)

Actor                                                                                      :    Mithun Chakravarthi – “Mrigaya” Hindi

Actress                                                                                   :   Lakshmi – “Chila Nerangalil Chila Manithararkal”

                                                                                                                                                               (Tamil)

Music Director                                                                      :  B V Karanth – “Rishyasringa” Kannada

Playback Singer (Male)                                                         :  K J Yesudas. “ Gori tera Gaon. “– Chitchor

Playback Singer (Female)                                                       :   P Suseela – “Sri Sri Muvva”

Film Fare Awards

Film                                                                                             :   Deewar

Director                                                                                       :   Yash Chopra – “Deewar”

Actor                                                                                            :   Sanjivkumar – “Aandhi”

Actress                                                                                         :   Lakshmi – “Julie”

Comedian                                                                                    :   Devan Varma – “Chori Mera Kaam”

Music Director                                                                             :   Rajesh Roshan – “Julie”

Lyricist                                                                                            :   Indiwar – “Dil Aisa Kisine… “ – “Amanush”

Singer (Male)                                                                                :    Kishorekumar. “Dil Aisa,… “ – Amanush

Singer (female)                                                                              :   Sulakshana Pandit – “Tu Hi Sagar.. “

Popular Hindi Films

Film                                                       Director                                   Starcast

1 .  Balika Badhu                           Tarun Majumdar                  Sachin, Rajani Sarma

2 .  Barood                                     Pramod Chakravarthi          Ashok Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Soma Anand

3 .  Bairaag                                     Asit Sen                                 Dilipkumar, Sairabanu, Leena Chandravarker

4 .  Charas                                     Ramanand Sagar                   Dharmendra, Ajit, Hema Malini

5 .  Chit Chor                                 Basu Chatterji                        Amol Palekar, Zarina Wahab

6.   Fakira                                       C P Dikshit                              Sasi Kapoor, Shabna Azmi

7 .  Heera Pheri                             Prakash Mehra                     Amitabh Bachan, Vinod Khanna, Sairabanu

8 .  Kalicharan                               Subash Ghai                          Shatrughna Sinha, Reena Roy

9.   Kabhi Kabhi                            Yash Chopra                           Amitabh Bachan, Sasi Kapoor, Rakhi

10.  Laila Majnu                            H S Rawal                                Rishi Kapoor, Ranjita

11.  Mehbooba                            Shakti Samanta                       Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini

12.  Mrigaya                               Mrinal Sen                                   Mithun Chakravarthy, Mamta Sanker

13.  Nagin                                   Rajkumar Kohli                           Sunildutt, Kabir Bedi, Firoz Khan, Rekha

Popular Hindi Songs

Song                                          Film                                Music                        Lyrics                     Singers

1 .  Bade Ache Lagte Hain..   Balika Badhu           R D Burman           Anand Bakshi       Amit Kumar

2 .  Choti Si Umariya Mein..   Bairag          KalyanjiAnandji Anandji           Do                 Lata

3 .  Chalte Chalte Mere Ye..   Chalte Chalte       Bappi Lahiri              Amit Khanna      Kishorekumar

4 .  Gori Tera Gaon…              Chit Chor               Ravindra Jain          Ravindra Jain        Yesudas

5 .  Jab Deep Jale Aana..             Do                            Do                              Do                   Yesudas, Hemalata

6.  Dil Mein Tujhe Bithake…    Fakira                           Do                           Do                    Lata

7 .  Ek Bata Do , Do Bate Char..  Kalicharan    KalyanjiAnandji          Tulsi            Anuradha Podwal, Kanchan

8.  Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil mEin…  Kabhi Kabhi     Khayyam        Sahir Ludhyanvi       Mukesh, Lata

9 .  Main Pal Do Pal…                           Do                      Do                       Do                      Mukesh

10.  Mere Mehboob Shayad…    Kitne Door Kitne Paas   Chand Pardesi    D Sultaniya   Chandrani Mukherji

11.  Is Reshmi Pazeb…            Laila Majnu          Madanmohan          Sahir Ludhyanvi   Lata, Rafi

12.  Mere Naina Sawan Bhadom…  Mehbooba    R D Burman         Anand Bakshi      Kishorekumar

13.   Dariya Kinare Ek Bangla..   Sabse Bada Rupaiya   Basu Manohari   Majrooh      Lata, Kishore

14.    Ruk Jaana O Jaana…               Warrant             R D Burman          Anand Bakshi  Kishorekumar

15.  Koyi Aya Aane Bhi Do..         Jaaneman         LakshmikantPyarelal  Anand Bakshi  Lata, Kishore

16.  Jijaji Jijaji Meri Didi Hai..    Ponga Pandit                Do               Rajendrakrishna    Kishore, Asha, Usha

TRIVIA AND FACTS

1 . Satirical film “Kissa Kursi Ka” made on Emergency in India – The film made by Amrut Nahata

provoked the ruling party.  It is reported that the group supporting Sanjay Gandhi burnt the negatives of

the film  in protest.

2 .  Door Darshan was separated from Akashavani  and given independent status.

3.  Death:  Bengali film director Rithwik Ghatak expired (February 6).  Lyricist Jan Nissar Akhtar expired

(August 18).  Playback singer Mukesh expired (August 27).  Actor Kumar Sen Samarth expired (October

5).

4 .   Remakes:

“Bairaag” was remake of blockbuster Tamil film “Deivamakan”(1976)  starring Sivaji Ganesan,

Jayalalitha.  The Hindi remake was not as successful as the Tamil.

5.  Dubbings:  Good number of dubbings from other languages. Popular among them :

“Chaleez Chor” was dubbed version of Malayalam film “Alibabayum 41 Kallanmarum” (1975)

“Love in Kashmir” was dubbed from MGR starrer Tamil blockbuster “Idhaya Veenai” (1972)

“Dashavataar” was dubbed from Tamil film “Dashavataram” (1975)

“Maura” was dubbed version of Kannada movie of same title starring Rajkumar released in 1975.

“”Jai Jagat Janani” was dubbed version of Tamil mythological” Aadi Parasakthi” (1971)

“Jai Balaji” was dubbed from Tamil “Thirumalai Deivam” (1973)

“Gora Babu” was dubbed from A Nageswara Rao starrer Telugu film “Dora Babu” (1974)

“Jesus” was dubbed from Malayalam film “Jesus” (1973)

“Tu Hi Ram Tu Hi Krishna” was dubbed from Telugu film “Sri Krishna Satya” (1972)

“Gabbar Singh” was dubbed version of Jai Shanker starrer adventure Tamil film “ Ganga” (1972)

“Tu Hi Kaali Tu Hi Durga” was dubbed version of Tamil film “ Sakthi Leelai” (1972)

“Vasanthsena” was dubbed version of Telugu film of the same title released in 1967 starring Nageswara

Rao and Padmini.

“Yasoda Krishna” was dubbed version of Telugu film of same title released in 1975.

“Sita Swayamvar” was dubbed version of Telugu film by K Bapu – “Sita Kalyanam” (1976) which was

dubbed to  other South Indian languages including Malayalam .

Historical Trivia of Indian Movies - 1975

Total number of films released                                :       471

Hindi                                                                              :       119

Telugu                                                                            :        88

Malayalam                                                                    :        77

Tamil                                                                              :        70

Kannada                                                                        :        38

Bengali                                                                           :        35

Marathi                                                                         :         17

Gujarathi                                                                       :         12

Assamese                                                                      :           6

Punjabi                                                                          :           5

Oriya                                                                              :           3

Konkani                                                                          :          1

NATIONAL AWARDS

Dadasaheb Phalke Award                                        :          Dhiren Ganguly

Film                                                                                :     “Chomana Dudi” – Kannada. Director – B V Karanth

Director                                                                          :     Satyajit Ray.  “Jana Aranya” (Bengali)

Actor                                                                               :      M V Vasudeva Rao – “Chomana Dudi”

Actress                                                                             :     Sharmila Tagore – “Mausam” – Hindi

Music Director                                                                :     Bhupen Hazarika – “Chameli Memsaab”

                                                                                                                                       (Assamese)

Playback singer  (Male)                                                  :     M Balamuralikrishna – “Hamsageethe” – Kannada

Playback Singer (Female)                                               :     Vani Jayaram –“Apoorva Ragangal” – Tamil

Film  Fare Awards

 Film                                                                                     :  Rajanigandha – Hindi

Director                                                                              :  Manojkumar – “Roti Kapda Aur Makaan”

Actor                                                                                   :  Rajesh Khanna – “Avishkar”

Actress                                                                               :  Jaya Bhaduri – “Kora Kagaz”

Comedian                                                                          :  Mehmood – “Vardaan”

Music Director                                                                   :  Kalyanji Anandji – “Kora Kagaz”

Lyricist                                                                                 :  Santhosh Anand – “Mai Na Bhoolonga… “

                                                                                                                       “Roti Kapda Aur Makaan”

Singer (Male)                                                                      :  Mahendrakapoor – “Aur Nahim Bas Aur Nahim… “

                                                                                                                            “ Roti Kapda Aur Makaan”

Singer (Female)                                                                   :  Asha Bhosle – “Chain Se Humko Kabhi… “

- “Praan Jaaye Par Vachan Na Jaaye”

Popular Hindi Films

Film                                                           Director                               Starcast

1 .  Choti Si Baat                               Basu Chatterji                     Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha

2 .  Deewar                                        Yash Chopra                       Amitabh Bachan, Sasi Kapoor, Parveen Babi

3.  Julie                                               K S Sethumadhavan          Vikram, Lakshmi, Nadira

4 .  Khel Khel Mein                           Ravi Tandon                       Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh

5 .  Sanyasi                                        Sohanlal Kanwar                Manoj Kumar, Hema Malini

6 .  Sholey                                          Ramesh Sippy                    Amitabh Bachan, Dharmendra, Amjad Khan,

                                                                                                          Sanjivkumar, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri.

7 .  Uljhan                                          Raghunath Jhalani             Sanjivkumar, Sulakshana Pandit

8 .  Zakhmee                                     Raj Thakur                           Sunildutt, Asha Parekh, Reena Roy

9.  Aandhi                                          Gulzar                                   Sanjivkumar, Suchitra Sen

10. Chupke Chupke                        Hrishikesh Mukherji           Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachan,

                                                                                                          Sharmila Tagore, Jaya Bhaduri

11.  Dharmatma                              Firoz Khan                            Firoz Khan, Hema Malini, Rekha

12.  Geet Gaata Chal                      Hiren Nag                            Sachin, Sarika

13.  Jai Santhoshi Maa                  Vijay Sarma                       Ashish Kumar, Kanan Kausal,  Anita Guha

14.  Khushboo                                Gulzar                                 Jitendra, Hema Malini

15.  Mausam                                   Gulzar                                 Sanjiv Kumar, Sharmila Tagore

16.  Mili                                             Hrishikesh Mukherji        Amitabh Bachan, Ashok Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri

17.  Sunehera Sansar                     A Subba Rao                       Rajendrakumar, Mala Sinha, Hema Malini

18.  Tapasya                                    Anil Ganguli                         Parikshant Sahni, Rakhi

Popular Hindi Songs

Song                                          Film                                Music                    Lyrics                 Singers

1 .  Is Mod Se Jaate Hain..     Aandhi                     R D Burman        Gulzar                  Kishore, Lata

2 .  Tere Bina Zindagi..               Do                                 Do                   Do                     Kishore, Lata

3.  Dil Aisa Kisine Mera..      Amanush                 Syamal Mitra       Indiwar              Kishorekumar

4 .  Ab Ke Sajan Sawan…      Chupke Chupke      S D Burman         Anand Bakshi    Lata

5 .  Ik Din Bit Jayega..           Dharam Karam        R D Burman        Majrooh             Mukesh, Susham Sresht

6.  Syam Teri Bansi…           Geet Gaata Chal       Ravindra Jain   Ravindra Jain   Jaspal Singh, Arati Mukherji

7. Mai Wahi Darpan Wahi…       Do                               Do                     Do                  Arati Mukherji

8.  Main To Arati Utaroo..     Jai Santhoshi Maa   C Arjun         Pradeep             Usha Mangeshkar

9.  Dil Kya Kare Jab Kisiko..    Julie                           Rajesh Roshan   Anand Bakshi   Kishorekumar

10. Dil Dhoondtha hai Phir…  Mausam                Madan Mohan       Gulzar         Lata, Bhupinder

12.  Chal Sanyasi Mandir Mein..   Sanyasi    Shanker Jaikishan   Viswesar Sarma   Mukesh, Lata

13.  Mehbooba Mehbooba,…   Sholey               R D Burman          Anand Bakshi    R D Burman

14.  Ye Dosti Hum Nahim…         Do                          Do                            Do          Kishore, Mannadey

15.  Jaane Man Jaane Man …   Choti Si Baat    Salil Choudhary     Yogesh          K J Yesudas, Asha

16.  Kya Khoob Lagti Ho…        Dharmatma     KalyanjiAnandji    Indiwar          Mukesh, Kanchan

17.  Ek Main Aur Ek Tu..       Khel Khel Mein    R D Burman          Gulsan Bawra    Kishore, Asha

18.  Do Nainom Mein Aansoo…  Khushboo    R D Burman           Gulzar               Lata

19.  Prem Kahani mein…           Prem Kahani         LakshmikantPyarelal  Anand Bakshi  Kishore, Lata

20.  Do Panchi Do Tinke…        Tapasya             Ravindra Jain        M G Hashmat    Kishore, Arati Mukherji

TRIVIA AND FACTS

1 .  1975 – In Indian Cinema the year  was “Ironical”.   The adventurous thriller “Sholay”.  The theatres

were trembling with the frightening sound of bullets  shot from the rifles.   Dacoits and the public and

police in action.  Devotional film “Jai Santhoshi Maa” – this low budget film with unknown /lesser known

stars (except Anita Guha in guest role) – the theatres were trembling – the audience breaking coconuts

on appearance of the goddess Santhoshi Maa on the screen.   Both the films created records in

collecting at the box office.

2.  “Are Oh Saamba , kitne Aadmi Thhe Rey” – the dialogues of the villan Gabbar Singh  (Amjad Khan)

echoed in the streets.  People uttered the dialogues. Gabbar Singh became “Larger than life”  Such was

the performance of Amjad Khan.  Mothers use to bring under control their children and lead them to

sleep by warning them of Gabbar Singh.  Biscuits labeled with Gabbar Singh’s name entered the market.

Long Play records of the dialogues from the film released became popular and created records in sales.

3.  Bhagwan’s musical hit “Albela” was released again after two decades. Housefull cinema houses. That

was the magic of dances by Bhagwan and Geeta Bali in the film and the haunting music by C

Ramchandra.

4.  Ministry of Broadcasting imposed ban on exhibition and broadcasting of songs and films featuring

Kishorekumar.

5.  Kishore Kumar married actress Yogita Bali (his third marriage) – August 4.

6.  Death:  Amjad Khan’s father and film actor of 1950s Jayant expired (June 2).  Music Director Madan

Mohan expired (July 14).   Music director S D Burman expired (October 31).   Music Director Vasant

Desai expired.  Producer, Director and script writer Chandulal Shah  - Founder of Ranjit Studios expired –

November 25.   Comedian Damu Anna Mavlanker expired – May 15.   Singer C H Athma expired –

December 6 .

7.  Covering  about 60 Jain pilgrim centres in India, a film “Jain Theertha Kshethra Darshan” released and

was a success.  Director – Anantraj Hirey Gowder.

8.  Remakes -  “Sunhera Sansar” was remake of Tamil Social film “Anbu Sahodarargal” (1973) starring S V

Rangarao and Jamuna and this film itself was remake of Telugu movie “Pandanti Kapuram”(1972).  The

Hindi remake failed to impress the audience in spite of fine acting by Hema Malini  and Rajendra Kumar.

Telugu and Tamil films were super hits.

“Julie” was remake of Tamil film “Chattakkari”(1974).   Lakshmi was the heroine in both films.  Nadira

excelled in her performance of the mother’s character in “Julie” – corresponding role by Sukumari in the

Malayalam film.

“Dharmatma” was adaptation of the Hollywood movie “Godfather” (1972)

“Amanush” was remade in Malayalam as “Ithaa Oru Manushyan”.  With Madhu in the pivotal role

(corresponding to Uttamkumar in Hindi), the film failed to impress the audience.

9.  Kavitha Krishnamoorthy entered playback singing through “Kadambari”.  The film based on Amrita

Preetam’s “ Dharti, Sagar Aur Seepiyan” was not a success.

“Khushboo” based on Sarathchandra Chatterji’s “ Pandit Mosaai” was a good film, but a “Low” collector

at the box office.

10.  Dubbings.  Lot of dubbing films – from south Indian films. Popular among them were :

“”Aakhri Geet” was dubbed version of Kannada movie “Hamsa Geethe” (1975)

“Alakh Niranjan” was dubbed version of NTR starrer Telugu film “Maya Machindra” released the same

year.

“Baaghi Lutera” was dubbed from Tamil film “Dharmam Engey” (1972) starring Sivaji Ganesan,

Jayalalitha.

“Baarah Ghante” was dubbed from Tamil “Dikku Theriyatha Kaattil” (1972) starring Jayalalitha.

“Bhakti Mein Bhagwan” was dubbed version of Kannada film “BHakta Kumbhara” (1974) starring

Rajkumar.

“Inquilab Zindabad” was dubbed from Telugu – “Alluri Seetarama Raju” (1974).

MGR starrer Tamil hit “Ulakam Chuttum Valiban” (1973) was dubbed to Hindi as “Rangeen Duniya”

Blockbuster devotional film in Tamil “Saraswathi Sapatham” (1966) was dubbed in Hindi as “Saraswathi

Lakshmi Parvathi”

“Sreerama Hanuman Yuddha” was dubbed version of Telugu film “Sreerama Anjaneya Yuddha” (1974).

Historical Trivia of Indian Movies - 1974

Total number of films released                                     :       431

Hindi                                                                                   :      132

Tamil                                                                                   :        79

Telugu                                                                                :        69

Malayalam                                                                         :       54

Bengali                                                                                :       35

Kannada                                                                              :       30

Marathi                                                                                :      11

Gujarathi                                                                              :        6

Punjabi                                                                                  :       4

Assamese                                                                              :        3

Tulu                                                                                        :       2

Manipuri                                                                                :       2

Oriya                                                                                        :      2

Haryanvi                                                                                  :      1

English                                                                                     :      1

NATIONAL  AWARDS

Dadasaheb Phalke Award                                                      :      B N Reddy

Film                                                                                              :     Chorus – Bengali – Director: Mrinal Sen

Director                                                                                        :     Satyajit Ray – “Sonar Kella” – Bengali

Actor                                                                                             :     Sadhu Meher – “Ankur” – Hindi

Actress                                                                                           :     Shabna Azmi – “Ankur” – Hindi

Music Director                                                                              :    Ananda Shanker – “Cjorus” Bengali

Playback Singer (Male)                                                                :     Mukesh – “Rajnigandha” – Hindi

                                                                                                           “ Kayi baar yom bhi… “

Playback Singer (Female)                                                            :    Lata Mangeshkar – “Kora Kagaz”

                                                                                                            “Roothe Roothe Piya… “

FILMFARE AWARDS

Film                                                                       :         Anurag

Director                                                                 :        Yash Chopra – “Daag”

Actor                                                                      :       Rishi Kapoor – “Bobby”

Actress                                                                   :       Dimple Kapadia – “Bobby”

Comedian                                                               :      Asrani – “Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar”

Music Director                                                        :      S D Burman – “Abhiman”

Lyricist                                                                      :      Gulshan Bawra – “Yaari Hai Imaan Mera… “ – Zanjeer

Singer (Male)                                                           :     Narendra Chanchal – “Mandir Masjid… “ – Bobby

Singer (Female)                                                       :     Asha Bhosle – “Hone lagi hai raat… “ – Nayana

Popular Hindi Films

FILM                                                        DIRECTOR                                     STARCAST

1 .  Ameer Gareeb                            Mohan Kumar                           Devanand, Hemamalini

2 .  Bidaai                                            L V Prasad                                  Jitendra, Leena Chandravarkar

3 .  Chor Machaye Shor                    Ashok Rai                                   Sasi Kapoor, Mumtaz

4 .  Haath Ki Safaai                            Prakash Mehra                         Randhir Kapoor, Vinod Khanna,

                                                                                                                  Hemamalini

5.  Kora Kagaz                                     Anil Ganguli                               Vijay Anand, Jaya Bhaduri

6.  Prem Nagar                                   K S Prakash Rao                        Rajesh Khanna, Hemamalini

7.  Roti Kapda Aur Makaan              Manoj Kumar                            Manojkumar, Sasikapoor, Zeenat Aman

8.  Roti                                                 Manmohan Desai                      Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz

9.  Aap Ki Kasam                                J Omprakash                              Rajesh Khanna, Sanjiv Kumar, Mumtaz

10. Khote Sikkey                                 Narinder Bedi                           Firoz Khan, Ranjit, Rehana Sultan

11.  Majboor                                       Ravi Tandon                               Amitabh Bachan , Pran, Parveen Babi

12.  Manoranjan                                  Shammi Kapoor                     Shammi Kapoor, Sanjivkumar,

                                                                                                                  Zeenat Aman

13.  Naya Din Nayi Raat                       Bhimsingh                              Sanjeevkumar, Jaya Bhaduri

14.  Rajani Gandha                               Basu Chatterji                        Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha

Popular Hindi songs

Song                                           Film                            Music                       Lyrics                   Singers

1 . Zindagi ke safar mein ..   Aap Ki Kasam         R D Burman         Anand Bakshi        Kishorekumar

2.  Karvaten Badalte rahe..          Do                              Do                         Do                  Lata, Kishore

3  . Ek Daal Pe Tota…            Chor Machaye Shor  Ravindra Jain   Ravindra Jain           Lata, Rafi

4.  Le jayenge Le Jayenge..         Do                              Do             Indrajitsingh Tulsi     Kishore, Asha

5 .  Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai…     Dost                   LakshmikantPyarelal  Anand Bakshi        Kishorekumar

6 .  Teri Galiyom mein..      Hawas                   Usha Khanna            Sawankumar         Rafi

7.  Mera Jeevan Kora Kagaz… Kora Kagaz    KalyanjiAnandji     M G Hashmat            Kishorekumar

8.  Dekha Phoolom Ko…    Majboor            LakshmikantPyarelal   Anand Bakshi        Kishorekumar

9 .  Rajnigandha Phool …   Rajnigandha        Salil Choudhary      Yogesh                        Lata

10.  Haay Haay Ye Majboori..  Roti Kapda Aur Makaan    LakshmikantPyarelal  Varma Mallik  Lata

11.  Usne Kaha.., Mahangaayi…       Do                   Do                                    Do                Lata, Mukesh,

                                                                                                                                             Jani Babu, Chanchal

12.  Apni Aankhom mein…    Thokar            Syamji Ghansyamji     Sajan                    Rafi

13.  Oh Hansini Meri Hansini… Zahrila Insan     R D Burman           Majrooh              Kishorekumar

14 . Nainom Me Darpan Hai..    Aarop            Bhupen Hazarika    Maya Govind         Lata, Kishore

15.  Hum Donom Do Premi..     Ajnabi             R D Burman               Anand Bakshi       Lata, Kishore

16.  Tumko Mohabat  Ho Gayi Hai..  Haath Ki Safai   KalyanjiAnandji  Gulshan Bawra  Lata, Kishore

TRIVIA AND FACTS

1 . Anand Patwardhan produced the documentary “Waves of Revolution” that told the story of

Jayprakash Narayan’s revolution.   The film was produced during Emergency in India and was released in

1975

2.  Film Institute of India was reformed and named as “Film And Television Institute of India” as a self

dependent autonomous body.

3 .  Producer/Actor and Dilipkumar’s brother Nasir Khan expired on May 4.

4.  Wahida Rehman wedded to actor Kawaljeet.  Radha Saluja wedded to Dr. Ramesh Agarwal.  Jitendra

married Shobha Sippy.  Simi Garewal wedded to Ravindra Mohan

5.  Music Director Shyamji Ghanshamji enters bollywood through “Dhuwen Ki Lakeer’

6.  Remakes :  “Naya Din Nayi Raat” was remake of Sivaji Ganesan starrer Tamil hit “Navarathri”(1964).

Sanjivkumar acted in 9 roles in the film.  The film was not a box office hit.

“Bidaai” was remake of  N T R starrer Telugu hit “Talla Pellamma” released the same year.

7.  Wahida Rehman, P K Abraham (Malayalam actor) , Lata Menon starrer Hindi film”Trisandhya”

released.  Director – Raj Marbros.

8.  Large number of dubbing versions.  Popular among them –  The dubbed versions were “just average”

at the box office-

“Aakhri Nishaan” was dubbed from  MGR starrer Tamil “Neerum Neruppum” (1971)

“Bhooth Mera Saathi” – dubbed version of Telugu film “Sabash Papanna” (1972)

“Hare Krishna” was dubbed version of Telugu film “Sree Krishnavijayam” (1970)

“Himmatwali” was dubbed from Telugu film “ Panjaramlo Pasipapa” (1973)

“Khooni Kaun” – Dubbed version of Telugu film “ Gundelu Teesina Monagadu” released same year

“Lav Kush” was dubbed version of All Time Hit Telugu film “Lava Kusa” (1963) directed by C Pulliah. NTR,

Anjalidevi in the lead roles the dubbed version was a box office hit.

“Roshni Aur Andhera” was dubbed from Kannada“ Sipayi Ramu” (1972)

“Sati Anusuya” was dubbed from Telugu “Sati Anusuya” (1971)

“Ye Chor Ye Lutera” was dubbed from Tamil film “Kannan Varuvan” (1970)