Sonia Sahni is an Indian film actress who worked in Hindi language films. Her debut film was Johar-Mehmood in Goa with actors I. S. Johar and Mehmood. Her other notable films are Maalik (1972 film) , Buddha Mil Gaya , Bobby , Dharam Karam , Chacha Bhatija and Jangal Mein Mangal .
Producer-director Roop Shourie and I. S. Johar cast Sonia in Johar-Mehmood in Goa , which was successful. Sahni signed a five year contract with I. S. Johar. She worked with Mehmood, Kishore Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Dev Kumar, Sujit Kumar etc. during that period. She could also act opposite heroes like Dharmendra, Raj Kapoor, Raaj Kumar, Dev Anand, Sanjeev Kumar etc. In the 1973 film Bobby, she acted as Mrs. Sushma Nath, mother of Rishi Kapoor. Later she acted as second lead in many films of popular heroines such as Hema Malini, Waheeda Rehman, Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman and Rekha .
The Filmfare Best Comedian Award was given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to recognise an actor who had delivered an outstanding performance in a comic role.
Kalyanji–Anandji are an Indian composer duo from Kutch: Kalyanji Virji Shah and his brother Anandji Virji Shah. The duo are known for their work on Hindi film soundtracks, with many evergreen songs being composed by them.
Pran Krishan Sikand, better known by his mononym, Pran, was an Indian actor, known as a movie villain and character actor in Hindi cinema from the 1940s to the 1990s. He played hero roles from 1940–47, a villain from 1942–1991, and played supporting and character roles from 1948–2007.
Leela Chitnis was an actress in the Indian film industry, active from 1930s to 1980s. In her early years she starred as a romantic lead, but she is best remembered for her later roles playing a virtuous and upright mother to leading stars.
Bombay to Goa is a 1972 Indian adventure-comedy film directed by S. Ramanathan, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Aruna Irani in lead roles, Shatrughan Sinha as the main antagonist and Mehmood. The movie is known particularly for its catchy tunes.
Aruna Irani is an Indian actress, who has acted in over 500 films throughout Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, playing mostly supporting and character roles. She has won two Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress, for Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1985) and Beta (1993), and has been nominated for a total of ten awards, holding a record for the most nominations in the category. In January 2012, Irani was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award at the 57th Filmfare Awards.
Randhir Raj Kapoor is an Indian film actor, producer and director, who works in the Hindi film industry. He was an established actor of the 1970s and a two-time Filmfare Award nominee.
Inder Sen Johar, better known as I. S. Johar, was an Indian actor, writer, producer and director, who excelled in comedic roles.
Keshto Mukherjee was an Indian film actor and comedian. He was born in Bombay, India. He specialised in comic drunkard roles in Hindi films.
Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal, better known by her first name, is an Indian film and television actress, who has played supporting roles in over hundreds of Bollywood films.
Daag: A Poem of Love is a 1973 Hindi-language romantic drama film produced and directed by Yash Chopra in his debut as a producer, which laid the foundation of Yash Raj Films. It is an adaptation of the 1886 Thomas Hardy novel The Mayor of Casterbridge.
Sayedna Iftekhar Ahmed Sharif, often mononymously credited as Iftekhar, was an Indian actor who mainly worked in Hindi cinema. He is especially known for his roles as a police officer.
Filmography for the Indian actor Pran. He has acted in 362 films.
Jalal Agha was an Indian actor and director in Bollywood films. He was the son of the popular comedian actor Agha. Jalal studied acting at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
Mukri also spelled as Muqri was an Indian film actor, who worked as a comedian in Hindi films. Born as Muhammad Umar Mukri in Alibagh,in Kokani Muslim Family, he started his film career with the film Pratima along with noted film actor Dilip Kumar in 1945. Subsequently, in career spanning 50 years, he acted in over 600 films.
Ramesh Deo is an Indian film and television actor who has worked in more than 285 Hindi films, 190 Marathi films and 30 Marathi dramas with over 200 showings in his long career. He has also produced feature films, television serials and over 250 ad films. He has also directed a number of films, documentaries and television serials. He has received many state and national awards for his work.
Manorama was an Indian character actress in Bollywood known best for her role as the comical tyrant aunt in Seeta Aur Geeta (1972) and in films such as Ek Phool Do Maali (1969) and Do Kaliyaan (1968). She started her career as a child artiste in 1936 in Lahore, under the name Baby Iris. Thereafter, she made her debut as an adult actress in 1941, and performed to her final role in Water in 2005, her career extending over 60 years. Through her career she acted in over 160 films. After playing heroine roles in the early 1940s, she settled into playing villainous or comic roles. She played comic roles in superhit films such as Half Ticket appearing alongside Kishore Kumar and the legendary Madhubala. She gave memorable performances in Dus Lakh, Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje, Mujhe Jeene Do, Mehboob ki Menhdi, Caravan, Bombay to Goa and Lawaris.
Roopesh Kumar was a character actor in Bollywood films, especially known for his role as a villain in over 100 Hindi films from 1965 to 1995. He is widely remembered for his comic negative roles in the films like Seeta Aur Geeta and The Great Gambler. He was the cousin of actress Mumtaz.
Johar Mehmood in Goa is a 1965 Bollywood comedy film directed by I. S. Johar with he himself, along with Mehmood and Simi Garewal playing the lead roles.
Faraar, also known as Dev Anand in Goa, is a 1955 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Phani Majumdar. The film stars Dev Anand and Geeta Bali.