Balraj Sahni

  • ADFF: 'Garm Hava' screening leaves Sathyu emotionally charged October 26, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Legendary filmmaker M.S. Sathyu has watched his film 'Garm Hava' countless times in almost 40 years since it was made. Each time, the movie, based in post-independence era, leaves him emotionally charged. At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) here, it was no different. The audience joined him in...
  • Deepti Naval's documentary on Balraj Sahni hits roadblock May 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Films about Indian cinema's legendary personalities are still a rarity. And one of those rare attempts is being made by Deepti Naval - she is keenly interested in making a non-fictional film on the life and times of that amazingly naturalistic actor Balraj Sahni, but facing certain problems. Deepti, who...
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: Remembering Balraj Sahni May 1, 2013

    As the Indian cinema completes its 100 years, so does one of Bollywood's finest actors Balraj Sahni. On the legendary actor's 100th birth anniversary, Karan Johar recalls how the suave-looking young man managed to play the role of a rickshaw-puller in Bimal Roy's 'Do Bhiga Zameen'. ...
  • India's 1974 Oscar entry 'Garm Hava' to be screened at IFFI November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Film buffs have a good reason to celebrate Partition-themed 'Garm Hava', considered a milestone in Indian cinema, has been fully restored and will be screened at the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The 1973 Hindi-Urdu classic, directed by M S Sathyu, based on an unpublished...