Shashi Kapoor was an Indian actor and recipient of four National Film Awards. He made his debut as a lead actor in ‘Dharmputra’ (1961) which was not a commercial success. He later went on to become the top actor of the 1960s, 70s and mid-80s with his roles in the hit films 'Waqt' (1964), 'Jab Jab Phool Khile' (1965), 'Aamne Samne' (1967), 'Haseena Maan Jayegi' (1968), 'Pyar Ka Mausam' (1969), 'Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati' (1969),'Abhinetri' (1970), 'Suhana Safar' (1970),'Aa Gale Lag Jaa' (1973), 'Paap Aur Punya' (1974), 'Chor Machaye Shor' (1974), 'Deewaar' (1975),'Kabhie Kabhie' (1976),'Shankar Dada' (1976), 'Deewaangee' (1976),'Trishul' (1978), 'Apna Khoon' (1978), 'Do Aur Do Paanch' (1980), 'Kalyug' (1981), 'Baseraa' (1981) and 'Bezubaan' (1982).
Shashi Kapoor has been part of some hugely successful films, such as 'Roti Kapda Aur Makaan' (1974), 'Prem Kahani' (1975), 'Satyam Shivam Sundaram' (1978), 'Suhaag' (1979) and 'Namak Halaal' (1982).
The list of his flop films include 'Jahan Pyar Mile' (1969),'My Love' (1970),'Anari' (1975),'Chori Mera Kaam' (1975), 'Naach Uthe Sansaar' (1976), 'Immaan Dharam' (1977), 'Do Musafir' (1978), 'Krodhi' (1981), 'Sawaal' (1982) and 'Vakil Babu' (1982).
A Hindi drama movie produced by B. R. Chopra, Waqt tells the story of Lala Kedarnath Prasanta, a rich merchant who loses his fortunes and family in an earthquake. After many years, he is finally reunited with his three long-lost sons and wife. The film pioneered the concept of movies with multiple stars in Indian cinema.
Based on the epic Mahabharata, this drama film tells the story of two business families in India, and how their relationships are affected by the fierce competition between them.
This period film takes us back to the time of India’s 1857 War of Independence. The film tells the story of an obsessed Indian Nawab who desires to wed a young Anglo-Indian woman. However, the girl’s mother stands between them, and refuses to allow them to marry.
Aag is a musical romance film, which tells the story of Kewal, a young man, who is thrown out of his house, after he fails his law exam. He eventually meets Rajan, who helps him work towards his dream of becoming a theatre actor.
Vijeta is a coming-of-age drama film which revolves around a young teenager named Angad, who is confused regarding his life and is also stuck between the marital problems of his parents. He eventually decides that he will become a fighter pilot for the Indian Air Force.
The film, set in the nineteenth century British India, revolves round Sanga, a loyal servant of the Kingdom of Ramgarh. When he finds out that the British are misusing a favor granted by the King, he goes on to report the transgression, but finds the king stabbed to death. He is then charged with murder; but escapes to form a revolutionary group, whose only aim is to free India.
Rival crooks Vijay and Sunil pose as teachers and reach a boarding school on the orders of their bosses to kidnap a rich man’s son Bittoo, for a huge ransom. While wooing pretty girls Anju and Shalu respectively, the two compete with each other to get closer to Bittoo. Do the girls find out the truth? Who finally succeeds in abducting Bittoo?
As a young child, the right side of Roopa’s face and neck were burned horribly. From then on, Roopa keeps that side of her face hidden. When engineer Rajeev marries her and discovers the truth after their wedding he throws her out of the house. Roopa pretends to be someone else at night to win his love back.
The title represents life’s basic essentials which Bharat, an unemployed graduate, struggles to provide for his family after his father’s retirement. Frustrated with his circumstances, when Bharat’s girlfriend Sheetal accepts marriage proposal from her wealthy boss, Bharat is heartbroken. As he starts questioning the worth of his honesty, an unscrupulous businessman tempts him with well-paying corrupt practices. What will be Bharat’s decision?
Adaptation of the Sanskrit drama ‘Mricchakatika,’ Utsav revolves around courtesan Vasantsena of Ujjain’s King Palaka’s court. While trying to escape King’s mean brother-in-law, Samsthanak, she hides in the house of married, penurious Brahmin Charudatta, which soon leads to a passionate relationship between them. Following a political intrigue Charudatta is accused of murder. The story unfolds to reveal what destiny has in store for the lovers.
Shakespeare-Wallah is an Indian drama film, which tells the story of a troupe of actors in India, who travel around various towns and villages, giving performances of Shakespearean plays.
Two brothers, Kishan and Amit are separated at birth when Amit is stolen by his criminal father Vikram’s rival, and sold to a bootlegger. Having grown up in different circumstances, the two unite. When Vikram, unknowingly orders a hit on his own son, the two brothers unite to triumph over evil.
Polly Barlow sees the world for the first time after she decides to spend some time with her wealthy aunt as a traveling companion. While in India, her aunt passes away, leaving her alone. She soon starts having a romance with a local tour boy.
Vikramjeet Singh becomes a gangster and starts building a private army of his own, after an unfortunate incident involving his fiancée changes his life. However, after one of his associates Neera, gets married to a CBI Officer named Kumar Sahni, Vikramjeet is forced to flee, and is soon presumed dead. Years later, Neera is introduced to a saint named Shradhanand, who looks completely like Vikramjeet.
Prem Kahani is a romantic musical action drama film which revolves around Rajesh, who lives a poor lifestyle along with his brother Brijesh. Although Brijesh is actively fighting for freedom, and is trying to overthrow the British oppressors from Colonial India, Rajesh has no interest in politics or the freedom struggles. However, this changes when Brijesh gets killed and Rajesh gets involved with the freedom fighters to avenge the death of his brother.
Mohan and Ahmed are two friends who act as mock witnesses and give false evidence in court as per the requirements of the cases. This changes when they meet Kabir Das, and influenced by him, they decide to change their lives. However, they find it difficult to earn a living as honest citizens. Meanwhile, Kabir Das is arrested for a murder he didn’t commit, and now it is up to the duo to help him.