ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | HAPPENINGS

Rajesh Khanna<LINK> said the Bengali filmmaker was ‘one of the greatest living legends of Indian cinema’. 

 “His cinema is neither abstruse or abstract like art films nor is it escapist and unrealistic like hardcore commercial cinema,” Khanna said. 

 “Like the Buddha, Mukherjee successfully followed the middle path between the two extremes,” he added. 

 Mukherjee, who is bedridden in Kolkata and could not attend the function, sent a taped message which was played for the audience. 

 “I love human beings. People should remain happy in life. That’s the most important thing. And that is my message for everyone,” the 83-year-old filmmaker said. 

 “I personally think that ‘Satyakam’ (which starred <LINK>DharmendraHrishikesh Da living legend of Indian cinema: Rajesh Khanna
28th Nov 2005  09.07 IST
By Agencies  


Inaugurating the retrospective on Hrishikesh Mukherjee at the International Film Festival of India on Sunday, superstar of yesteryears Rajesh Khanna said the Bengali filmmaker was ‘one of the greatest living legends of Indian cinema’.

“His cinema is neither abstruse or abstract like art films nor is it escapist and unrealistic like hardcore commercial cinema,” Khanna said.




“Like the Buddha, Mukherjee successfully followed the middle path between the two extremes,” he added.

Mukherjee, who is bedridden in Kolkata and could not attend the function, sent a taped message which was played for the audience.

“I love human beings. People should remain happy in life. That’s the most important thing. And that is my message for everyone,” the 83-year-old filmmaker said.

“I personally think that ‘Satyakam’ (which starred Dharmendra and Sanjeev Kumar) is my best film. I dreamt of a world without corruption or nepotism and that is what I tried to show in it,” he added.

The retrospective kicked off on Sunday with the screening of Mukherjee’s film Anand (1970) which starred Khanna as a terminally ill young man who faces certain death with a rare exuberance.

Seven of the veteran filmmaker’s films including ‘Anupama’, ‘Guddi’ and ‘Namak Haram’, which starred Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan , are being screened as part of the IFFI retrospective.

Khanna later visited the film bazaar and art exhibition being held as part of the film festival.

Related
Anand
Amitabh Bachchan





Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Kareena Kapoor styled by Manish Malhotra for 'Singham Returns' song
Manish Malhotra designs Kareena's look for 'Singham 2' song
Kajol will be doing a film this year produced by me: Ajay Devgn
Box office: Salman Khan’s 'Kick' rakes in Rs. 126 cr in five days
Comedy Nights: Sunil Grover is back as Gutthi
'Raja Natwarlal' song: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick’s monsoon romance in 'Tere Hoke Rahenge'
Sussanne demands Rs. 400 crore alimony from Hrithik Roshan?
Pix: Salman Khan celebrates Eid with family
Katrina Kaif to play a single mother in Sujoy Ghosh’s next?
Don’t blame friends for my divorce: Manju Warrier
Jacqueline Fernandez’s next with Hrithik Roshan!
Salman Khan makes Eid pledge to help 100 kids with heart condition
How Bollywood celebs plan to celebrate Eid
Watch: Jennifer Lawrence in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1’ teaser trailer
Photo: Aamir Khan celebrates Eid with wife and son
Eid special: Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapoor enjoying delicacies

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs » wallpapers » the celeb A-Z
who's in » Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...