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Aaj Aur Kal is a 1947 Indian Hindi-Urdu film.
Aasman Mahal is a 1965 Hindi social family drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.
Achanak (अचानक, translation: Suddenly) is a 1973 Indian Hindi film, directed by Gulzar, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and starring Vinod Khanna.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is an Indian public central university.
Altaf Hussain Hali (1837–30 September 1914) (–), also known as Maulana Khawaja Hali, was an Urdu poet and a writer.
Amitabh Bachchan (born 11 October 1942) is an Indian film actor, producer, television host, and former politician.
Anhonee is a 1952 Bollywood psychological drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.
Awaara (pronounced Āvārā, meaning "Vagabond"; also written Awāra), also known as The Vagabond overseas, is a 1951 Indian Bollywood film, produced and directed by Raj Kapoor, and written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (English title: In the Arms of the Bombay Night) is a 1968 suspense crime-thriller Hindi film written, produced and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
The Bengal famine of 1943 (Bengali: pañcāśēra manvantara) was a major famine in the Bengal province in British India during World War II.
Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards commonly referred as BFJA Awards, is given by The Bengal Film Journalists' Association.
Blitz, was a popular investigative weekly tabloid newspaper published and edited by Russi Karanjia from Bombay.
Bobby is a 1973 Indian Bollywood musical romance film, directed by Raj Kapoor and written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India.
Bombay Talkies was a movie studio founded in 1934.
The Cannes Festival (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 all around the world.
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) (often referred to as the Censor Board) is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
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.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The Cinema of India consists of films produced in the nation of India.
A columnist is a person who writes for publication in a series, creating an article that usually offers commentary and opinions.
The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India.
Crystal Globe (Křišťálový glóbus) is the main award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, first given in the Czech Republic city of Karlovy Vary in 1948.
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.
Dharti Ke Lal (Children of the Earth in English) is a 1946 Hindi-Urdu film, the first directorial venture of the noted film director Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (K. A. Abbas).
Do Boond Pani (meaning: Two Drops of Water) is a 1971 Hindi social drama film produced and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Ek Aadmi is 1988 Hindi language movie directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, starring Shabana Azmi, Parikshat Sahni and Tun Tun.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Faslah is a 1974 Bollywood drama film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
Fundamental Rights are the basic rights of the common people and inalienable rights of the people who enjoy it under the charter of rights contained in Part III(Article 12 to 35) of Constitution of India.
Ghalib (غاؔلِب, ग़ालिब.), born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu:, मिर्ज़ा असदुल्लाह् बेग खiन), 26 June 1797 – 15 February 1869), was a prominent 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 described. 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 famous and influential poets of the Urdu language. Today Ghalib remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also among the Hindustani diaspora around the world.
The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.
Gyara Hazar Ladkian (Eleven Thousand Girls) is a 1962 Hindi romantic social drama film directed by K. A. Abbas.
Haryana, carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India.
Henna is a 1991 Bollywood film, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, 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.
Himanshu Rai (189216 May 1940), one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, is best known as the founder of the Bombay Talkies studio in 1934, along with Devika Rani.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hindustani (हिन्दुस्तानी, ہندوستانی, ||lit.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) was an association of leftist theatre-artists under the Left parties.
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.
Jagte Raho (जागते रहो, translation Stay Awake or Stay Alert) is a 1956 Bollywood/Bengali film, directed by Amit Maitra and Sombhu Mitra, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and produced by and starring Raj Kapoor.
Jaico Publishing House is a prominent publisher in India.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.
Journey Beyond Three Seas (italic; italic) is a 1957 Indian-Soviet film, jointly directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Vasili Pronin.
The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Mezinárodní filmový festival Karlovy Vary) is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
This is a list of highest-grossing Indian films in overseas markets, including all language films from the cinema of India (including Bollywood, the cinema of South India, and the cinema of West Bengal).
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, Assamese cinema in Guwahati and Bengali cinema in Kolkata.
Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.
Mera Naam Joker (translation: My Name is Joker) is a 1970 Indian Hindi drama film, directed by Raj Kapoor, with screenplay written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
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.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
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.
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.
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.
The National Award for Best Feature Film is one of the categories in the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India.
The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India.
Naya Sansar ("New World") is a 1941 Indian Hindi-Urdu 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.
Neecha Nagar (नीचा नगर Nīcā nagar, English: Lowly City) is a 1946 Hindi-Urdu film, directed by Chetan Anand, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Hayatullah Ansari, and produced by Rashid Anwar.
New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Padma Shri (also Padma Shree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Panipat, is a historic city in Haryana, India.
Parallel cinema is a film movement in Indian cinema that originated in the state of West Bengal in the 1950s as an alternative to the mainstream commercial Indian cinema, represented especially by popular Hindi cinema, known today as Bollywood.
A prerogative writ is a writ (official order) directing the behavior of another arm of government, such as an agency, official, or other court.
A publicist is a person whose job is to generate and manage publicity for a company, a brand, or public figure- especially a celebrity- or for a work such as a book, film or album.
Punjab, also spelled Panjab, was a province of British India.
Rahi (Hindi: राही, The Wayfarer) is a 1952 Hindi social drama film produced and directed by K. A. Abbas.
Ranbir Raj Kapoor (14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as "the greatest showman of Hindi cinema", was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Indian cinema.
Russia Beyond, previously branded as Russia Beyond the Headlines or the RBTH, is a project/brand started by the TV-Novosti company owned by the Rossiya Segodnya which is a state news agency wholly owned and operated by the Russian government, created by an Executive Order of the President of Russia on December 9, 2013.
Saat Hindustani (Seven Indians) is a 1969 Indian film, written and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.
A screenplay writer (also called 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.
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.
Shree 420 (Hindi: श्री ४२०; translation: Sri 420, also transliterated as Shri 420) is a 1955 Hindi film, directed and produced by Raj Kapoor, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review.
The 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.
The Naxalites is a 1980 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Smita Patil, Dina Pathak, Jalal Agha, Bijaya Jena, Imtiaz and Nana Palsikar.
Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language.
The 16th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 24 June – 5 July 1966.
The 1st annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 20 September to 5 October 1946.
The 11th Cannes Film Festival was held from 2 to 18 May 1958.
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.