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Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (ख़्वाजा अहमद अब्बास) (7 June 1914 – 1 June 1987), popularly known as K. A. Abbas, was an Indian film director, novelist, screenwriter, and a journalist in the Urdu, Hindi and English languages. [1]

69 relations: Aaj Aur Kal (1947 film), Aasman Mahal, Achanak (1973 film), Aligarh Muslim University, Amitabh Bachchan, Anhonee (1952 film), Awara (1951 film), Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein, Bengal famine of 1943, Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, Blitz (newspaper), Bobby (1973 film), Bombay Chronicle, Bombay Talkies, Cannes Film Festival, Char Dil Char Rahen, Columnist, Devika Rani, Dharti Ke Lal, Do Boond Pani, Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani, Ek Aadmi, English language, Faslah, Film director, Ghalib, Government of India, Gyara Hazar Ladkian, Haryana, Henna (film), Himanshu Rai, Hindi, India, Indian People's Theatre Association, Indian Rebellion of 1857, International Film Festival of India, Jagte Raho, Jaico Publishing House, Journalist, Journey Beyond Three Seas, List of Indian film directors, Maharashtra, Mera Naam Joker, Mulk Raj Anand, Mumbai, Munna (1954 film), Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration, National Film Award for Best Children's Film, National Film Award for Best Feature Film, National Film Awards (India), ..., Naya Sansar (1941 film), Neecha Nagar, New Delhi, Novelist, Padma Shri, Palme d'Or, Panipat, Presidencies and provinces of British India, Publicist, Rahi (film), Raj Kapoor, Saat Hindustani, Screenwriter, Shehar Aur Sapna, Shree 420, Urdu, 16th Berlin International Film Festival, 1957 Cannes Film Festival, 8th National Film Awards. Expand index (19 more) »

Aaj Aur Kal (1947 film)

Aaj Aur Kal is a 1947 Indian Hindi language film.

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Aasman Mahal

Aasman Mahal is a 1965 Hindi social family drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.

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Achanak (1973 film)

Achanak (अचानक, translation: Suddenly) is a 1973 Hindi film starring Vinod Khanna, and made by Gulzar.

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Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a government funded, public university, originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875.

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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan (born 11 October 1942) is an Indian film actor.

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Anhonee (1952 film)

Anhonee is a 1952 Bollywood psychological drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.

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Awara (1951 film)

Awara (आवारा Āvārā, meaning "Tramp"; also written Awāra and Awaara) is a 1951 Hindi film directed and produced by Raj Kapoor who also plays the leading role.

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Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein

Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (English title: In the Arms of the Bombay Night) was a 1968 suspense crime-triller Hindi film written, produced and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.

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Bengal famine of 1943

The Bengal famine of 1943 (পঞ্চাশের মন্বন্তর) struck the Bengal Province of pre-partition British India (present-day West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Bangladesh) during World War II following the Japanese occupation of Burma.

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Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards

Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards commonly referred as BFJA Awards, is given by The Bengal Film Journalists' Association is the oldest Association of Film critics in India, founded in 1937, by the inspiration and determination of the handful of pioneers amongst the then thin section of scribes that were drawn to film journalism with a lofty mission to serve the developing film journalism and film industry.

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Blitz (newspaper)

Blitz, was a popular investigative weekly tabloid newspaper published and edited by Russi Karanjia from Bombay.

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Bobby (1973 film)

Bobby is a 1973 Bollywood teen romance film directed by Raj Kapoor.

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Bombay Chronicle

Bombay Chronicle was an English-language newspaper, published from Mumbai (then Bombay), started in 1910 by Sir Pherozeshah Mehta (1845-1915), a prominent lawyer, who later became the president of the Indian National Congress in 1890, and a member of the Bombay Legislative Council in 1893.

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Bombay Talkies

The Bombay Talkies Limited (commonly known as the Bombay Talkies) was a movie studio founded in 1934.

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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival (French: Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world.

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Char Dil Char Rahen

Char Dil Char Rahen (English title: Four Hearts, Four Roads) is a 1959 Hindi film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and starring two big stars of the era, Shammi Kapoor and Raj Kapoor.

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Columnist

A columnist is someone who writes for publication in a series, creating an article that usually offers commentary and opinions.

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Devika Rani

Devika Rani Chaudhuri, usually known as Devika Rani (30 March 1908 – 9 March 1994), was an actress in Indian films who was active during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Dharti Ke Lal

Dharti Ke Lal (Children of the Earth in English) is a 1946 Hindi film and the first directorial venture of the noted film director Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (K. A. Abbas).

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Do Boond Pani

Do Boond Pani (Two Drops of Water) is a 1971 Hindi social drama film produced and directed by K. A. Abbas.

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Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani

Dr.

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Ek Aadmi

Ek Aadmi is 1988 Hindi language movie directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and starring Shabana Azmi, Parikshat Sahni, Tun Tun.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Faslah

Faslah is a 1974 Bollywood drama film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Ghalib

Ghalib (غاؔلب; ग़ालिब.) born Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan (Urdu:; मिर्ज़ा असदुल्लाह् बेग़ ख़ान), on 27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869), was the preeminent Indian Urdu and Persian-language poet during the last years of the Mughal Empire. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu:, ġhālib means "dominant") and Asad (Urdu:, Asad means "lion"). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. Ghalib, the last great poet of the Mughal Era, is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language. Today Ghalib remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also amongst diaspora communities around the world.

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Government of India

The Government of India (GoI), officially known as the Union Government and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.

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Gyara Hazar Ladkian

Gyara Hazar Ladkian (Eleven Thousand Girls) is a 1954 Hindi romantic social drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.

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Haryana

Haryana is a state in North India with its capital as Chandigarh.

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Henna (film)

Heena is the name of a 1991 Bollywood film produced and directed by Randhir Kapoor and starring his brother Rishi Kapoor, Ashwini Bhave (both of India) and Zeba Bakhtiyar (of Pakistan) also renowned as Neha Seti.

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Himanshu Rai

Himanshu Malhotra (হিমাংশু রায়) (1892 – 16 May 1940), one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, is best known as the co-founder of the Bombay Talkies in 1934, along with Rajnarayan Dube and Devika Rani.

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Hindi

Hindi (हिन्दी hindī), or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi (मानक हिन्दी mānak hindī), is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian People's Theatre Association

Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) was an association of leftist theatre-artists under the Left parties.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 refers to a rebellion in India against the rule of the East India Company, that ran from May 1857 to June 1858.

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International Film Festival of India

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.

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Jagte Raho

Jagte Raho (जागते रहो, translation Stay Awake or Stay Alert) is a 1956 Bollywood film directed by Amit Maitra and Sombhu Mitra, produced by and starring Raj Kapoor.

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Jaico Publishing House

Jaico Publishing House is a prominent publisher in India.

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Journalist

A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information.

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Journey Beyond Three Seas

Journey Beyond Three Seas (Pardesi; Хождение за три моря (Khozhdenie za tri morya)) is a 1957 Indian-Soviet popular film, jointly directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Vasili Pronin.

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List of Indian film directors

India has many regional film centres, such as Bollywood (Hindi) in Mumbai, Marathi cinema in Pune Telugu cinema in Hyderabad, Tamil cinema in Chennai, Malayalam cinema in Kochi, Kannada cinema in Bangalore, Odia Cinema in Bhubaneswar and Bengali cinema in Kolkata.

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Maharashtra

Maharashtra (Marathi pronunciation:, abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is the nation's third largest state and also the world's second-most populous sub-national entity.

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Mera Naam Joker

Mera Naam Joker (translation: My Name is Joker) is a 1970 Hindi film directed by Raj Kapoor.

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Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Munna (1954 film)

Munna also called The Lost Child is a 1954 Hindi social drama film produced and directed by K. A. Abbas for the Naya Sansar banner.

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Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration

The Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India.

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National Film Award for Best Children's Film

The National Film Award for Best Children's Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India.

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National Film Award for Best Feature Film

The National Award for Best Feature Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, India, and was constituted in the year 1954.

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National Film Awards (India)

The National Film Awards is among the most prominent film award ceremonies in India.

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Naya Sansar (1941 film)

Naya Sansar ("New World") is a 1940 Hindi film on radical journalism, directed by reporter turned director, N. R. Acharya (1909–1993), and written by a journalist himself, Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, who started his film career with this film.

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Neecha Nagar

Neecha Nagar (नीचा नगर; English: Lowly City) is a 1946 Hindi film directed by Chetan Anand.

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New Delhi

New Delhi is a district in Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of the Government of India.

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Novelist

A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Padma Shri

Padma Shri (also Padmashree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.

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Palme d'Or

The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Panipat

Panipat is an ancient and historic city in Panipat district, Haryana state, India.

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Presidencies and provinces of British India

Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.

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Publicist

A publicist is a person whose job it is to generate and manage publicity for a public figure, especially a celebrity, a business, or for a work such as a book, film or album.

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Rahi (film)

Rahi (The Wayfarer) is a 1952 Hindi social drama film produced and directed by K. A. Abbas.

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Raj Kapoor

Ranbir Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as "The Show Man", was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema.

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Saat Hindustani

Saat Hindustani (सात हिन्दुस्तानी, سات ہندوستانی, Seven Indians) is a 1969 film written and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer, screenwriter for short, scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media such as films, television programs, comics or video games are based.

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Shehar Aur Sapna

Shehar Aur Sapna (The City and the Dream) is 1963 Hindi film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, about a young couple, searching in vain for a home of their own in a metropolis, amidst the backdrop of rapidly developing city, and the many who flocked to it, in hope for a better life.

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Shree 420

Shree 420 (translation: Mr. 420, also transliterated as Shri 420) is a 1955 Bollywood film directed, produced by and starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis.

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Urdu

Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:;, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a standardised register of the Hindustani language.

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16th Berlin International Film Festival

The 16th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 24 June – 5 July 1966.

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1957 Cannes Film Festival

The 10th Cannes Film Festival was held on 2-17 May 1957.

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8th National Film Awards

The 8th National Film Awards, then known as State Awards for Films, presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in 1960.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khwaja_Ahmad_Abbas

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