By its very definition, the word hero
refers to a man of distinguished courage or ability,
admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities.
Think about it, the Hindi film hero fits that description
perfectly. He is often the principal male character
in the story, more »
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1947: Earth is based on Bapsi
Sidhwa's novel Ice-Candy Man. She makes
a cameo at the end of the movie, as the
Believe it or not, Lagaan has many parallels
with the Utpal Dutt-starrer Bhuvan Shome.
The lead couple in both the films have
the same name – Bhuvan and Gauri.
Both the films were shot in Gujarat and
had a voice over by Amitabh Bachchan.
What's more? Suhasini Mulay who plays
Bhuvan's mother in Lagaan, was the heroine
in Bhuvan Shome.
Satyajit Ray was very upset with Richard
Attenborough's Gandhi. He thought it
was a Westerner's perception of the Mahatma.
Attenborough considered Ray to be his