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Pravin Bhatt (Praveen Bhatt) is an Indian film cinematographer, director and screenwriter, who has worked in Hindi cinema from 1970s to 2010s and shot most of the films directed by Mahesh Bhatt, like Arth (1982), Masoom (1983) and Aashiqui (1990) and his son Vikram Bhatt, Raaz (2002). Besides this he shot films like Umrao Jaan (1981) and Agneepath (1990).
Bhatt started his career as a cameraman in Maa Baap (1960), followed by Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962) directed by his father Vijay Bhatt, who gave him break as a cinematographer in his next feature film, Himalay Ki Godmein (1965), he went on to work in many more films of his father establishing his career as a cinematographer. Then starting with Lahu Ke Do Rang (1979), he shot most of Mahesh Bhatt's films, this was followed by his son Vikram Bhatt's film. He was the cinematographer of India's first horror film Haunted 3D. Shaapit (2010) marked his 100th film in his career as cinematographer.
In 1984, Bhatt made his directorial debut with Bhavna starring Shabana Azmi and Marc Zuber as the leads, and Azmi won Filmfare Best Actress Award for the film.
He is the son of producer-director Vijay Bhatt, and also the father of director Vikram Bhatt.
The Filmfare Best Director Award is one of the main awards presented given by the annual Filmfare Awards to recognise directors working in the Hindi film Industry. It was first presented in 1954 in the inaugural year.
Mahesh Bhatt is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter known for his works in Hindi cinema. A stand-out film from his earlier period is Saaransh (1984), screened at the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. It became India's official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for that year. The 1986 film Naam was his first piece of commercial cinema. In 1987, he turned producer with the film Kabzaa under the banner, "Vishesh Films", with his brother Mukesh Bhatt.
The Filmfare Lyricist Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
Vikram Bhatt is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He is best known for directing the Raaz, an Indian horror series produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt and for directing Ghulam (1999) starring Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherji in lead, this movie was also produced by Mukesh Bhatt. For both of these movies he was nominated in the Filmfare Awards in the category of Best Director.
Himani Bhatt Shivpuri is an Indian actress known for her character roles in Bollywood films and Hindi soap operas. Her films include Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Raja (1995), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Khamoshi (1996), Hero No. 1 (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Bandhan (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Biwi No.1 (1999), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003).
Umrao Jaan is a Bollywood film based on the Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada and is about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role along with Abhishek Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda in supporting roles.The film is directed by J. P. Dutta.
Arth (transl. Meaning) is a 1982 Indian drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Shabana Azmi and Kulbhushan Kharbanda in lead roles and Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi in supporting roles. It features a memorable soundtrack by Ghazal duo, Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh.
Mohit Suri is an Indian film director. Born into the Bhatt family, he is well known for directing films such as the suspense thriller Murder 2 (2011), the musical romance Aashiqui 2 (2013) and the romantic thrillers Awarapan (2007), Ek Villain (2014) and Malang (2020). He has been married to Udita Goswami since 2013. He is the cousin of Alia Bhatt, Rahul Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi.
Bhavna is a 1984 Hindi film directed by Pravin Bhatt in directorial debut of the cinematographer. The film stars Shabana Azmi, Marc Zuber, Saeed Jaffrey, Rohini Hattangadi, Kanwaljit Singh, Satish Shah and Urmila Matondkar. The film's music is by Bappi Lahiri.
Akhlaq Mohammad Khan, better known by his takhallusShahryar, was an Indian academician, and a doyen of Urdu poetry in India. As a Hindi film lyricist, he is best known for his lyrics in Gaman (1978) and Umrao Jaan (1981) directed by Muzaffar Ali. He retired as the head of Urdu Department at the Aligarh Muslim University, and thereafter he remained sought after name in mushairas or poetic gatherings, and also co-edited the literary magazine Sher-o-Hikmat.
1920 is a 2008 Indian horror film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. Filmed in Hindi, the plot revolves around the events surrounding a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The film stars debutant actors Rajneesh Duggal and Adah Sharma as the married couple, along with Indraneil Sengupta in a special role. Loosely inspired by the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, it is the first installment of the 1920 film series, which was a commercial success. The film was also dubbed into Telugu, under the title 1920 Gayathri. A sequel, 1920: The Evil Returns, was released in 2012 to mixed reviews and commercial success.
Vijay Bhatt was a producer-director-screenwriter of Hindi cinema, who made such films as Ram Rajya (1943), Baiju Bawra (1952), Goonj Uthi Shehnai (1959) and Himalaya Ki God Mein (1965).
Mukesh Bhatt, is an Indian film producer, who has produced several Bollywood films. He is the younger brother of Mahesh Bhatt, and also the co-owner of the production company Vishesh Films, set up in 1986. He is the uncle of Pooja Bhatt, Rahul Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt, Emraan Hashmi and Alia Bhatt.
The 31st Filmfare Awards were held in 1984, with the Indian New Wave Cinema at its peak.
The 36th Filmfare Awards were held in 1991.
Ravinder Kapoor, popularly known as Goga Kapoor, was an Indian film actor, who appeared mostly in Bollywood films. He has acted in over 120 films, majorly known for playing supporting roles of that of villain's henchmen or that of gangster. He is also remembered for portraying the role of Kans in the popular TV serial Mahabharat, Daku Shaitan Singh in the film Toofan, Dinkar Rao in the 1990 film Agneepath and as the Don in the film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. His other notable works include the films such as Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Run.
Avtar Gill is an Indian actor who appears predominantly in Hindi and Punjabi language films and television serials. He has done many plays with Indian People's Theatre Association Mumbai.
Prithvi Zutshi is an Indian film and television character actor who is best known for his television roles of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Pradhanmantri, Apaharan and Sahara One's Haunted Nights. He had mostly featured in almost all movies of director Vikram Bhatt.
Tu Aashiqui is a 2017 Indian musical drama romance television show based on two lovers' efforts to unite. It is produced by Mahesh Bhatt under Gurudev Bhalla production house. It stars Jannat Zubair Rahmani, Ritvik Arora and Rahil Azam as Pankti, Ahaan and JD respectively.
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