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Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Hrishikesh Mukherjee


Birthdate: September 30, 1922

Deathdate: August 6, 2002

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Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998)

Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (Raven pecks a Liar) is a comedy film directed by 70s Hrishikesh Mukherjee resembling old comedies like Chupke Chupke (1976). The movie stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Amrish Puri, Reema Lagoo, and Anupam Kher in the main cast. The film also featured Sajid Khan, Farah Khan...
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Coolie (1983)

A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan (Kader Khan), has fallen in love with a girl named Salma (Waheeda Rahman) and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees that Salma is m...
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Kissi Se Na Kehna (1983)

Kailash Pati, a widower, lives a retired life spending time complaining about the ways of new generation. To save his only son from getting spoiled, he decides to get him married. In this endeavour, he meets westernized girls. Disappointed, decides he would get his son married to girl who does no...
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Rang Birangi (1983)

Ajay Sharma is a very successful entrepreneur who has now transformed into a workaholic and is seen ignoring his wife of seven years, Nirmala. Enter Ravi Kapoor, a friend of Ajay notices Neema's loneliness and decides to fix things by rekindling the spark in their life. Thus starts a hilarious co...
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Bemisal (1982)

Bemisal (English: unparalleled, or, unprecedented)is a 1982 movie produced by Debesh Gosh and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Mehra, Raakhee, Deven Verma, Aruna Irani and Om Shivpuri. The music was by R.D. Burman . It is a remake of Uttam Kumar's Bengali c...
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Naram Garam (1981)

Naram Garam is the story of Kusum (Swaroop Sampat) and her father (AK Hangal) who are left homeless due to non-repayment of debts of the local money lender. They are helped by Ramprasad (Amol Palekar), who is in love with Kusum. Bhavani Shankar (Utpal Dutt), Ramprasad's employer, who is feared by...
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Khubsoorat (1980)

Nirmala Gupta (Dina Pathak), wife of Dwarka Prasad Gupta (Ashok Kumar), runs her household very strictly. While most of her family resent this, they obey her instructions to be on her good side. Things start to change after her second son gets married to Anju. Manju (Rekha), Anju's sister, comes ...
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Gol Maal (1979)

Ramprasad Dashrathprasad Sharma (Amol Palekar) is looking for a better paying job. He and his sister Ratna (Manju Singh) have no relatives or acquaintances except Dr. Kedar (David). Dr.Kedar tells him about Bhavani Shankar's (Utpal Dutt) firm known as Urmila Traders. Shankar is a weird man. He is...
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Alaap (1977)

Widowed Advocate Triloki Prasad (Om Prakash) lives a wealthy lifestyle in a small town in India with two sons, Advocate Ashok (Vijay Sharma) married to Geeta (Lily Chakravarty) and Alok (Amitabh Bachchan) who has yet to settle down in their law firm. Alok is fond of music and does enroll in class...
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Chupke Chupke (1975)

Professor Parimal Tripathi (Dharmendra) is a botany professor who falls in love with Sulekha Chaturvedi (Sharmila Tagore) during a women's college botany excursion. Prof. Parimal Tripathi helps the bungalow watchman to get to his village downhill to enable him to see his grandson who's fallen ill...
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Mili (1975)

Mili (Jaya Bhaduri) is a story about a girl who suffers from pernicious anemia, a disease considered untreatable during the period the film was produced. Her lively, inquisitive and cheerful demeanour spreads happiness in everyone's life. She becomes an inspiration to her new neighbour Shekhar (A...
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Abhimaan (1973)

Subir (Amitabh Bachchan) is a professional singer whose career is soaring. He does not plan to marry—until he meets Uma (Jaya Bhaduri), a sweet village girl who also sings. Subir falls in love with Uma and marries her. He returns to Mumbai with his new bride. Subir continues as a singer and also ...
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Bawarchi (1972)

The film starts by introduction of Shanti Niwas & its residents by Amitabh Bachchan, who is the narrator here. He points out that Shanti Niwas is a pot of ironies: Even though its name means "Home of Peace", there is no peace here. The home, which houses the Sharma family, has members who hate ea...
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Guddi (1971)

Kusum (aka Guddi) (Jaya Bachchan) is a spunky and carefree schoolgirl who lives with her father (A. K. Hangal), brother and sister-in-law (Sumita Sanyal). Guddi has a crush on film star Dharmendra, who plays himself. Nobody knows the extent of her crush until she visits Bombay, where her sister-i...
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Anand (1971)

Anand (Hindi: ????, English: Happy, Urdu: ????) is a Hindi film written and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and released in 1971. It starred Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles; Khanna played the title role. The dialogues were written by Gulzar. They have a lyrical and poetic touch ...
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Dastak (1970)

The film was known for its unusual story line set in a red light area, where a newly-wed couple Hamid (Sanjeev Kumar) and Salma (Rehana Sultan) unwittingly rent a flat, and thus begins their daily turmoil at the knocks (Dastak) on their door, as the previous occupant of their home was Shamshad Be...
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Satyakam (1969)

The story begins in the year 1946, just a year before India’s independence. Optimism, euphoria, goodwill and a genuine anticipation of positive change are filling the emergent nation’s mind and soul. Some, including Satyapriya (Dharmendra), are more enthusiastic, and for them India’s forthcoming ...
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Pyar Hi Pyar (1969)

Young Vijay lives in an orphanage after being separated from his widowed mother, Laxmi. Years later Vijay has grown up and a wealthy man, Kailashnath Gupta, identifies him as his long-lost son and takes him home. Once there, Vijay decides to find employment as a police constable much to Kailashna...
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Aashirwad (1968)

Jogi Thakur (Ashok Kumar) is a simple man of high principles. He is a resident son-in-law who, with his wife, has been bequeathed property and estates by his father-in-law. He breaks his marriage to an autocratic landlady (Veena) when he finds out that on her wife's order, the chief accountant of...
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Majhli Didi (1967)

Majhli Didi is a 1967 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on Bengali language story, Mejdidi (Middle Sister) by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay,which was earlier filmed in Bengali. Majhli Didi stars Dharmendra and Meena Kumari. Though the film didn't perform well at the Indian Box ...