Films like Anand, Mother India and Sangam have changed the course of Bollywood. These films hit the theatres and we were floored, the audience embraced new content with open arms. The people behind these career-defining and memorable movies are remembered through their work.
Their legacy has lived on and we have created memories with almost every brilliant movie these directors have delivered. A person is what he is because of where he came from, the place his journey began tells a lot about him, doesn’t it?
Not many are aware of the places these brilliant creators hail from.
The man who directed masterpieces like Anand, Gol Maal, and Chupke Chupke was from Kolkata.
2. Mehboob Khan
He directed the legendary Mother India. Mehboob Khan hailed from Bilimora, a small town in Gujarat.
3. Guru Dutt
The legend who gave us iconic films like Pyaasa was from Bengaluru.
4. Raj Kapoor
The man who redefined Bollywood was from Peshawar, Pakistan.
5. Satyajit Ray
The multitalented artist from Kolkata, Satyajit Ray wrote stories that we never got tired of hearing.
6. Bimal Roy
The man behind Do Bheega Zameen was from Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ director was born in the city of dreams, Mumbai.
8. Yash Chopra
The King Of Romance, Yash Chopra was from Lahore, Pakistan, where he was the youngest of 8 brothers. B. R. Chopra was one of his elder brothers.