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When Hrishikesh Mukherjee said other directors reduced Amitabh Bachchan to a 'stuntman': 'They exploited his image'

October 01, 2021 8:38 am

On Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 99th birth anniversary, here is a throwback to the time when the filmmaker presented Amitabh Bachchan in unique roles.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Guddi: The film that pulled the mask off Bollywood's star culture

September 24, 2021 8:19 am

Guddi, starring Jaya Bachchan and Dharmendra, is a film that truly distinguishes real life from reel. Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s directorial is not afraid to drop truth bombs, which remain as relevant today.

When Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra were scolded by Hrishikesh Mukherjee on the sets of Chupke Chupke

July 24, 2021 8:31 am

Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra maybe icon for millions but for the taskmaster that was Hrishikesh Mukherjee, they were still merely ‘heroes’ with no sense for story.

How the slight, unremarkable Amol Palekar carved a niche for himself

December 08, 2019 7:59 am

In his films, the actor was more the common man with middle-class aspirations than the guy who felled 20 baddies with one blow.

Streaming Guide: Hrishikesh Mukherjee films

November 16, 2019 12:18 pm

This edition of our special series Streaming Guide features filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee who has delivered films like Anand, Guddi, Chupke Chupke, Abimaan and Gol Maal among more.

You know you are watching a Hrishikesh Mukherjee film if...

October 17, 2019 6:06 pm

In this edition of our bi-weekly series 'You know you are watching,' we take a quick look at director Hrishikesh Mukherjee's filmmaking style.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s death anniversary: The much-loved maker of Gol Maal and Chupke Chupke is as relevant as ever

August 27, 2019 7:27 am

Simply 'Hrishida' to many, he has become a synonym for clean and intelligent comedies and the so-called middle-of-the-road cinema that audiences still can't get enough of. What unique charms do Gol Maal, Chupke Chupke, Anand and Bawarchi possess that they never go out of fashion? A fan attempts to find out.

47 years of Anand: How 'Kahin Door Jab' defines the Hrishikesh Mukherjee film

March 12, 2018 5:13 pm

Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Anand released 47 years ago on this date. While all the songs of the film are gorgeous, Yogesh's "Kahin Door Jab" best sets the mood of the 1971 classic. The song was sung by Mukesh, who was popular for crooning dark tunes.

Pune: FTII to mark Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s birth anniversary

September 27, 2017 8:12 am

A series of panel discussions, presentations and film screenings followed by discussions on Hrishikesh Mukherjee's unique way of handling comedy, mentoring freshers and editing, as well as his personality traits will comprise the event.

FTII to mark Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s birth anniversary with screenings, discussions

September 27, 2017 5:15 am

A series of panel discussions, presentations and film screenings followed by discussions — on his unique way of handling comedy, mentoring freshers and editing, as well as his personality traits — will comprise the event.

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