Many films are made every year in Indian cinema. For more than 100 years, Indian films have been entertaining one and all. Now even the tongue does not move. The films are releasing all over India, but some of these films also become hits. So some flop. Sometimes there is also the risk of sanctions or disputes. There have been some films in this too, which always remain in the hearts of the audience. Some of them have even won Oscars and have earned a lot of fame around the world.
About 2,000 films are made every year
According to a 2016 Deloitte report, 1,500 to 2,000 films are produced in India every year in more than 20 languages. Most of the films in the world are made in India, but do you know that three Indian films are also included in the top 100 films of the world? In WoW Wednesday series, we are going to tell you about these three films of India.
Guru Dutt’s ‘Pyaasa’
Great filmmaker, director, actor Guru Dutt and veteran actress Waheeda Rehman’s film ‘Pyaasa’ is counted among the best films in the world. In this film, Guru Dutt played the character of an Urdu poet whose poems and compositions are not liked by the people. Then a courtesan comes into the poet’s life, who encourages him to write poems. The character of this prostitute was played by Waheeda Rehman. While Meena Kumari was in the role of Guru Dutt’s ex-girlfriend.
Another Indian film, which is also counted among the best films in the world. The name of this film is Pather Panchali, which was directed by the great film director Satyajit Ray. The film is based on the Bengali novel by Vibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, written in the year 1929. The story of Pather Panchala begins in the year 1910 in rural Bengal. There lived a man named Harihar Roy, who was a priest in a temple, but who had dreams of becoming a poet and dramatist. In the story of the film, the story of the poor family of Apu and his elder sister Durga was shown. It showed the hardships his family had to face in the tough village life. The film featured actors like Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee and Uma Dasgupta.
Kamal Haasan movie Nayakan
One of Kamal Haasan’s films, which has given many blockbuster films and won many awards, was also included in the list of 100 best films of the world by Time magazine. The name of this movie is Nayakan. Released in the year 1987, the film ran for 75 days in the theater and became a blockbuster. Then this film was made in Bollywood with the name ‘Dayavan’. The film starred Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Khanna and Feroz Khan in lead roles.