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Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?

March 25, 2013, 6:30 pm
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • As Sajid Khan gears up with his remake of 1980s blockbuster film 'Himmatwala', we take a look at some of the stills from the original film which starred Jeetendra and Sridevi in the lead roles.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The 1983 action-drama feature film was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and was itself a remake of a telugu film 'Ooriki Monagadu'.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The film was the highest grosser of the year 1983 and was declared a "Blockbuster" at box office.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The film had some iconic songs called 'Naino Mein Sapna' and 'Taaki' in it.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The film established Sridevi's career in Bollywood.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Colourful props, loud makeup and story of revenge- 'Himmatwala' was an out an out masala film.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The film is ruled by an oppressive man called Sher Singh Bandookwala (Amjad Khan) who had humiliated Ravi's father and thrown him out of the village.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Sridevi played Rekha Bandookwala, Amjad Khan's daughter in the film.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Sridevi played a rich spoilt brat who initially hates Ravi but eventually falls in love with him.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Jeetendra played the character of Ravi Murti, an engineer who comes back to his village to seek revenge for his father.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • A still from the iconic song 'Naino Mein Sapna'.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Sridevi and Shoma Anand in a still from 'Himmatwala'.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Waheeda Rehman played Jeetendra's mother in the film.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • The film also featured Kader Khan, Arun Govil, Swarup Sampat and Asrani.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • In the remake, Ajay Devgn and Tamannaah will reprise Jeetendra and Sridevi's role respectively.
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?
  • Original 'Himmatwala' stills: Garish makeup, melodrama, bad acting- do we really need a remake?