Manmohan Krishna News
50 years of Dastak (1970): Navigating morality and social mores in Rajinder Singh Bedi’s tale
The classic film, starring Sanjeev Kumar and Rehana Sultan, makes one think about the stifled life a...
40 years of Noorie: 5 facts about the doomed love story starring Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon
Despite its grim storyline, this film, produced by Yash Chopra and released on this day in 1979, was...
Countering Hindu extremism through the message of harmony – Yash Chopra’s Dharmputra (1961)
Continuing our series on early Hindi films that explored the project of nation-building and of we at...
'Everything is for sale in this wretched nation' – The prophetic words of V Shantaram’s Apna Desh (1949)
As part of our series on early Hindi films dealing with India's independence, we look back at V...
Dhool Ka Phool: Yash Chopra’s poignant debut
For the 57th anniversary of Yash Chopra’s first directorial venture, we examine how the Dhool...