Jaya Bhaduri Archive

Guddi (1971)

Guddi is the story of a naïve school girl played by Jaya Bhaduri. She lives blissfully in a non-descript town with her family. Her small, happy world consists of her father, brother, bhabhi and, above all, day-dreams of film star Dharmendra. Besotted with Dharmendra, imagining herself as Meera to Dharmendra’s Krishna, Guddi mistakes her dreamy

Bawarchi (1972)

Would it be so strange if a cook spouted life philosophy and shared sublime thought? It would? Then all you have to do is watch Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Bawarchi. True to Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s style of storytelling, the film is set in an Indian town which could be just about anywhere. Bawarchi is a clean, light-hearted film

Chupke Chupke (1975)

Allahabad based Dr Parimal Tripathi (Dharmendra), a Botany professor, is staying at a guest house at a hill station. In order to help the watchman go see his ailing grandson, he offers to cover up for him by playing the watchman for a day. Meanwhile, a bus full of Botany students arrives to study botanical

Parichay

Sa re ke sa re ga ma ko le kar gaate chale, an unusual lyric of a song of an unusually entertaining film. Gulzar’s Parichay promises to entertain, move and engage you and it more than fulfills the promise. A sweet and touching story filmed just as well as it is written. Parichay is a

Sholay – the tallest edifice in Indian movie history

A train rolls into a station, the steam engine chugging to a halt. An unremarkable spot in the Indian hinterland, this could be anywhere. A police officer disembarks, gets on a horse and barrels away into the expanse. Here begins the tale of perhaps the greatest Indian movie made. Sholay – the tallest edifice in