Saturday, December 29, 2012

SARIKA

Many of the film viewers will be still remembering the  'Rajashree Productions' film  'Geet Gaata Chal'.The scenic beauty of its locations, enchanting music by Ravindra Jain, and the cute lovely young pair Sachin and Sarika etc can not be forgotten.With that film both Sachin and Sarika entered in to the heart of millions so that several other Hindi and Marathi films were made with them as the centre characters.
Sarika was born  as 'Sarika Thakur' in New Delhi on 3 June 1962.Her entry in to films was as at a tender age as a child artiste and initially  she acted as a boy.She could act in several films as a child artiste and also acted in Children's films before acting in 'Geet Gaata Chal'.
Sarika later worked in a number of films with all eminent actors.She married Kamal Hassan whom she worked with in the film 'Karishma' in 1984.After marriage she moved to Chennai and appeared in less number of films only during those periods.
After divorce with him,  again she became active and worked in some good projects which boosted her acting talents.She could grab National Award for Best Actress for the film 'Parzania' in 2005.
In 2000 she was the recipient of National Award for Costume Design for the film 'Hey Ram'.
In 2006 she appeared along with Amitabh Bachchan,Hema Malini,Salman Khan in the film 'Baabul' in the role of  'Pushpa Kaur' -a widow.
In 2007 she has acted with 'Vinay Pathak',  'Rajat Kapoor' , 'Milind Soman' etc in the film 'Bheja Fry' which became a big success at the box Office.
A thriller film 'Manorama Six feet Under' which was directed by 'Navdeep Singh' in 2007  saw her in the character  as 'Manorama', a small but important role.
In 2012  the film 'Shoe bite' released in which Amitabh Bachchan and Sarika acted in pivot roles.It is  the story of a man in his early 60's and  direction is by Shoojit Sircas.
Selected Fimlography
Majhli Didi
Aashirwad
Jyoti
Haar Jeet
Geet Gaata Chal
Khushboo
Madhu Malti
Devata
Anpadh
Tik..Tik..Tik



Dil Aur Deewar
Rakhi ki Saugandh
Griha Pravesh
Yeh Kare Insaf
Pyara Dushman
Nazrana Pyar ke
Jyoti Bane Jwala
Sharada
Plot No.5
Nai Imarat
Kranti
Daulat
Satte pe Satta
Ye Vaade Raha
Teesri Aankh
Meharbani
Badle ke Aag
Vidhaata
Razia Sultan
Bagga Daku
Nastik
Bade Dil Wala
Raj Tilak
Aasman
Karishma
Ek Bhool
Ek Daku Sahar Mein
Mangal Dada
Dilwala
Santosh
Punnagai Poove
Ameican Day light
Parzania
Sacred Evil
Baabul
Bheja Fry
Manorama Six feet under
U Me aur Hum
Kacha Limbu
Society
Shoe bite








Thursday, December 13, 2012

NEETU SINGH

Neetu Singh, a very active,  energetic  girl with good figure and nice attractive 
features conquered the minds of young and old audiences  alike when she acted as heroine in Hindi films.She entered film field as a child artiste and upgraded to a heroine who was elegant, beautiful, always pleasant, and possessing full of vitality.She was therefore more appropriate to act energetic positive roles.She was but able to handle any kind of roles fantastically well.
Neetu Singh is born in a Sikh family of Chandigarh but she studied and lived in Mumbai.She entered film field at the age of eight.Her role as a dancer and the dance number with the popular song 'Lekar Hum Deewane Dil' in the film 'Yaadon Ki Baarat'(73) was  well noticed.That film was also a big hit.She got 
mature roles continuously thereafter. 
Neetu Singh during those active young days could act as heroine opposite all main actors such that 'Amitabh Bachchan,Jeetendra,Rishi Kapoor,Shashi Kapoor,Satrughan Sinha etc.With Rishi Kapoor she appeared in eleven films and most of them were  huge success.She married Rishi Kapoor in 1980 and left the film field in 1983.After 26 years she acted in a movie 'Love Aaj Kal' in 2009.In 2010 she acted in "Do Dooni Char' and in 2012 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'.Her new Punjabi film 'Saadi Love Story'  will release in 2013.






Neetu Singh got appraisal for several films during the period up to 83.In 75 'Khel Khel mein' directed by Ravi Tandon in which Rishi Kapoor acted as her pair was a big block buster film.The song 'Khullan Khulla Pyar Karenge' is still popular.
In the film 'Deewar' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor, Neetu Singh acted as the pair of Shashi Kapoor.Shashi Kappor handled  the role of a Police Officer in this film.
In the super hit film 'Kabhie Kabhie' directed by Yash Chopra, Neetu Singh acted as the daughter of Waheeda Rehman.
Rajesh Khanna and Neetu Singh were the main lead actors of 1975 film 'Maha Chor' directed by Narendra Bedi.The film was a super hit at the box office.
In the super duper hit 'Amar Akbar Antony' directed by Manmohan Desai, in 77
Neetu Singh acted opposite Rishi Kapoor.Amitabh Bachchan,Rishi Kapoor and Vinnod Khanna handled the hero roles of this film.The other heroines were Parveen Babi and Shabana Azmi.The film was remade in Telugu as 'Ram Robert  Rahim' and in Malayalam as 'John Jaffer Janardhanan'.
Dharam Veer was a block buster film directed by Manmohan Desai in 77 in which Dharmendra and Jeetendra were in lead roles.Jeetendra was her pair in this film.
Randhir Kapoor was her hero in the super hit film of Amitabh Bachchan  and Rakhee 'Kasme Vade' in 78 and also in another hit film of 78 'Heeralal Pannalal'.
Her son Ranbir Kapoor is a film star in Bollywood.
Selected Filmography
Yadon ki Baraat
Ashiana
Khel Khel Mein
Rafoo Chakar
Deewar
Sewak
Adalat
Shankar Dada
Kabhe Kahbie
Maha Chor
Parvarish
Amar Akbar Antony
Doosra Aadmi
Dhongee
Chor Sipahee
Dharam Veer
Ab Kya Hoga
Priyatama
Andolan
Kasme Vade
Heeralal Pannalal
Anjane Mein
Chakravyuha
Joota Kahin Ka
The great gambler
Kala Pathar
Yuvraj
Duniya meri Jab mein
Chunauti
The burning Train
Dhan Doulat
Kaala Paani
Ek Aur Ek Gyarah
Yaarana
Waqt ki Deewar
Chorni
Raj Mahal
Teesri Aankh
Love Aaj Kal
Do Dooni Char
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Saadi Love Story