If you have chosen to spend your weekend in door, then we tell you five classic films that you could watch back to back’¦
If you have chosen to spend your weekend in door, then we tell you five classic films that you could watch back to back…
Shree 420 was a 1955 flick starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis. The number 420 is used in reference to Section 420 of the Indian Penal code that suggests punishment for cheating. The film is about Raj, an educated orphan who comes to Mumbai to pursue his dream. Raj’s character has traces of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘Little tramp’. The movie still is remembered and celebrated thanks to its songs.
Based on the sino-India war of 1962 the film is about a small platoon of Soldiers posted at Ladak who are assumed to be having died in the war. The lead actor Dharmendra loses his life in order to save the lives of these soldiers. The film won several awards including a National award.
In 1950 American film director and writer Billy Wilder and Charles Barckett made a film that made a mark, so deep that we love it even after so many years, that film was Sunset Boulevard. The film is about a fading movie star who gets drawn towards her fantasy world where she dreams of her larger than life come back as an actor. The film won praises by many critics on its release.
This film is considered as one of the most romantic films of all times. This American romantic drama was made in the year 1942. It is about a man who is torn between love and virtue. He has to choose between the love of his life and fighting for his nation. This is one of the finest films made so far and a must watch for everyone in love.
It’s a wonderful life
This film might not have made it big back then, but it is still considered a classic. It’s a wonderful life was made in 1946 is an American rom-com by Frank Capra based on the short story ‘The Greatest Gift’. It is one of the most loved film in American cinema A complete feel good film and a must watch!
Which is your favourite black & white classic?