New Delhi: Telugu film 'Mayabazar' has topped the poll conducted by IBNLive to find out India's greatest film till date. Malayalam film 'Manichitrathazhu' came 2nd while another Malayalam film 'Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha' grabbed the 3rd spot.
Almost every big name of Telugu, Tamil and Kannada film industry was associated with Kadri Venkata Reddy's film 'Mayabazar', which was released in 1957. Be it cinematography or be it music, this film was a pioneer in every sense. The theme of the film threw a new light on the events of Mahabharata.
Apart from being the highest grossing film in 1993 in Malayalam cinema, 'Manichitrathazhu' had superlative performance from actress Shobhana who went on to win the National Award for it. Directed by Fazil, the film's success and different story line led to remaking of the film in Hindi, Bangla, Tamil and Telugu - all of which were huge hits.
Mammootty won the Best Actor National Award for portraying the role of a wronged Chekavar warrior 'Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha' (1989). This Malayalam film was a period drama directed by Hariharan....more
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New Delhi: Architect of India's ambitious Unique Identification (UID) project, the largest biometric database in the world, Nandan Nilekani is the man majority of people want to see heading the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, according to an IBNLive poll. We conducted a poll asking people to vote for the people they want to see heading the various portfolios. It turned up some interesting results. Minister of Communications and...
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