It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and what better way to celebrate than by watching some classic Bollywood movies? Like MissMalini told you earlier, she made some friends over at Zee Classic while at Dilip Kumar‘s biography launch, and asked them to send us a list of evergreen movies that everyone needs to watch! Here’s their list, so get crackin’ – your next ten Throwback Thursdays are completely sorted now!
1) Mother India (Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar)
The story of a mother who kills her son to honor social justice.
2) Dil Deke Dekho – (Shammi Kapoor, Asha Parekh)
A twisted Love story starring Shammi Kapoor and Asha Parekh.
3) Ganwaar – (Rajendra Kumar, Vyjayanthimala)
Struggle between the working class and the feudal lords
4) Deewar – (Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor)
Story of two brothers pitted against each other on opposite sides of the law. Power packed performances by Amitabh Bachchan & Shashi Kapoor.
5) Mera Naam Joker – (Raj Kapoor, Simi Grewal, Rishi Kapoor, Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Dara Singh)
A brilliant drama set around the circus industry of the 1950s. An excellent script with brilliant performances. The innocence of a circus clown shown metaphorically through a clown doll.
6) Leader – (Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala)
A love story set in a political backdrop.
7) Shaukeen – (Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt, Mithun, Rati Agnihotri)
A delightful comedy about 3 naughty uncles in their 50s-60s who decide to take a fun vacation in Goa.
8) Padosan – (Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Kishore Kumar, Mehmood)
An epic comedy musical with hilarious performances from all the characters.
9) Ek Musafir Ek Haseena – (Joy Mukherjee, Sadhana)
A drama plot between a Secret Services officer and a damsel in distress.
10) Karz – (Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim, Simi Garewal)
A story of Punarjanam (Rebirth) and Revenge.