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RARE PIX: Going back in time with Shabana, Aamir, Amitabh!

Last updated on: July 21, 2014 19:24 IST
Shabana Azmi

Here's a blast from the past.

Nostalgia is a wonderful thing.

More so if we revisiting cinema history through anecdotes, trivia, pictures, the works.

So it's a rare pleasure when we chance upon old pictures related to films that tell us stories about the era they were taken in.

Here, we dug up some memorable pictures from our archives and beyond. Take a look!

Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi recently shared this lovely picture of herself on Twitter and wrote, "My 1st photoshoot for Filmfare by Dhiraj Chawda found in the archives by Veejay sai."

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Aamir Khan, Mahesh and Pooja Bhatt

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Aamir Khan, Pooja Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt on the sets of Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahin

This picture from the sets of Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahi shows a much younger and animated Aamir Khan pose for pictures with director Mahesh Bhatt and actor Pooja

The film released 1991 and was Pooja Bhatt's second film as a leading lady after Daddy.

Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee and Shashi Kapoor

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Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee and Shashi Kapoor

The Big B had once shared this picture from the sets of his 1978 film Trishul on his official Facebook page.

'Old memories !!! I think this is on the sets of Trishul .. Rakhee ji, Shashi ji and the self indulging in a bit of card play .. what times we had during this shoot in Delhi ... someday one shall write about it in detail,' he wrote.  

The Roshans

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Pinki, Rakesh, Hrithik and Sunaina Roshan

In her biographical book titled To Day, With Love, Sunaina Roshan shares this adorable family photograph in which they are celebrating a very young Hrithik's birthday.

It is quite a sight to see one of the biggest stars of present times share such an adorable moment with his family.

Dev Anand, Sunil Dutt, Nargis and Kalpana Kartik

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Dev Anand, Sunil Dutt, Nargis and Kalpana Kartik

Here is a picture of Dev Anand and his wife Kalpana Karthik socialising with close friends Sunil Dutt and Nargis.


Waheeda Rehman

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Waheeda Rehman

Waheeda Rehman was every bit the ethereal beauty cinema legend has held her out to be all these years.

This gorgeous picture of the veteran actress sees her pose for a picture with her portrait drawn by celebrated artist and set designer M R Achrekar in the early 1960s. 

Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar

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Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar is seen here giving the mahurat clap for 1966 film Saaz Aur Awaz.

The film starred his wife Saira Banu and Joy Mukerjee.

Sridevi and Yash Chopra

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Sridevi and Yash Chopra

Following veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra's sudden demise, Sridevi, who had starred in his memorable films like Chandni and Lamhe, shared this picture on Twitter.


Poonam Dhillon and BR Chopra

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Poonam Dhillon and BR Chopra

Yesteryear leading lady Poonam Dhillon and the late BR Chopra are seen here on the sets of their 1987 film Awaam.

It also starred Rajesh Khanna.

Rajendra Kumar, Mahesh Bhatt and Avtar Gill

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Rajendra Kumar, Mahesh Bhatt and Avtar Gill

An almost unrecognisable Mahesh Bhatt is seen here with his constant collaborator Avtaar Gill and the late actor Rajendra Kumar, with his trusted spot boy Charan Nath Saasane (far right).