Tag Archives: Nargis

Shree 420, 1955

Directed by Raj Kapoor In lists of recommended Bollywood films that include only one Raj Kapoor film, Awara is usually the film chosen. But Shree 420 shows his style just as deeply, and the plot and music are just as … Continue reading

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Mother India, 1957

Directed, story, and screenplay by Mehboob Khan Mother India was the first (and only one of two) Bollywood movies to be nominated for a Foreign Film Oscar, and it is well-deserving of such. Nargis starred as Radha, the mother of … Continue reading

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Awara, 1951

Directed by Raj Kapoor The movie is largely one long flashback on the unfortunate life of Raju, on trial for murder and attempted murder: the first of the man who trained him in a life of crime and the second … Continue reading

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