Dinesh RahejaFrank Capra's immortal observation: tragedy is not when the actor cries; tragedy is when the audience cries, perfectly fits Anand. It is a film that keeps its protagonists dry-eyed but......
People speak for ashirwad cinemas
Q. Ashok Kumar acted in milestones of Hindi cinema like Achhut Kanya , Kismet, Chal Chal Re Navjavan, Mahal, Samadhi, Parineeta, Howrah Bridge, Ashirwad, Mamta, Anand Ashram, Gumrah AND Charlton Heston in English classics The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur, El Cid, Julius Caesar, etc. which were also the biggest (money) grosser of their times. They were appreciated immensely and are stilled revered as \"acting schools\" by their professional descendants; yet they never were in the rat race for the #1 star of their era. WHY? What in your view was the reason? : A. The answer lies in your question, they were revered as Actors not Stars and there is qualititative difference between both, one of the...... more