Let us embrace our Indian Cinema! As it is known fact that how the current generation is into the international series or our regional language series, wait on toes for the movie releases and in situation like on-going covid-pandemic there’s no possibility of movie releasing on time they are often getting postponed.
So, being at home let us cherish our old Bollywood movies that shouldn’t be miss out by the current generation. Also, it is known that how earlier cult-classics were made for 3/4/5 hours and now the movie is completed within 2 hours as people enjoy this span of film time only. Due to those films’ long runtime, they have not found much appeal in the audiences of the streaming era. Fortunately, the quarantine has given us the gift of time, which we must now use wisely and praise them!
- Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai (1961)
It is the film which blurred the lines in between “good people” and “bad people” by showing bandits who would distribute looted wealth among the poor and policemen who stoop low and break the law to make arrests. A must-watch flick that was highly realistic when the times were just meant to be for entertainment.
Available on Netflix and Airtel Xstream.
- Kanoon (1943)
It is such a great initiative by the movie makers that tried to showcase a social issue at that time how older men and younger women use to get married, it not only shows this case but also presented the part of girls take a step to suicide to this huge gap marriage.
Available on SonyLiv and YouTube.
- Barsaat Ki Raat (1960)
Barsaat Ki Raat movie is just like old and current ones which has strong female characters who all want to live their life accordingly, speak out, and choose their own destinies. Also showcases about the “singing girls” but were not regarded very highly in society back then.
Available on YouTube.
- Pyaasa (1957)
A story on unaccomplished poet who is surrounded by greedy vultures, when his poems becomes famous his brother make a buck off him and a publisher tries to kill him. Sick of the hypocrisy and corruption, he finally leaves to start a new life. The realistic part about his film is that it is not centred on revenge but on moving on.
Available on Amazon Prime and YouTube.
- Mughal-e-Azam (1960)
A love story between Mughal Prince Salim and Anarkali, a court dancer. Salim’s father and emperor Akbar disapproves of the relationship, which leads to a war between father and son.
Available on Hotstar, YouTube, and Google Play.
Stay home, stay safe and spend a good time with these different concepts of flick. Also, stay tuned on this space for other movies suggestions, coming soon!