Balraj Sahni

  • ADFF: 'Garm Hava' screening leaves Sathyu emotionally charged 26-10-2013 04:57 PM

    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...
  • Deepti Naval's documentary on Balraj Sahni hits roadblock 26-05-2013 04:03 PM

    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,...
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: Remembering Balraj Sahni 01-05-2013 09:34 AM

    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 19-11-2012 05:41 PM

    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...