The vaguest possible plot ever. Ah, yes. But (though he repeatedly admits he should’ve revealed the Shankar-Rita betrothal earlier) Shivnath doesn’t give way. the question is not if shashikala dies but how she dies? No, I don’t think Shashikala was really heroine material. © Madhulika Liddle. Shobhna had little substance: childishly light-hearted in the first half of the film, complete martyr in the second. Ah yes – I remember watching Jab Yaad Kisi Ki Aati Hai a long time back (and till then the only other Dharmendra-Mala Sinha film I’d seen was Aankhen, which I loved) and I was so disappointed. Spoiler ends. I am a history buff and love visiting old forts etc, especially those which aren’t really on the tourist circuit – and I often find that the only other people around are couples tucked away in corners and looking very reproachfully at me! Those who walk on the path of love don't get the greenery of love in their destiny ... they get a path full of thorns. I am in mid 50’s still love to watch her movies & listen to songs from her movies on youtube. Then—as an afterthought—he tells her that Shankar has been more or less betrothed to Rita all this while. Doesn’t Shashikala look delightfully furious?!]. Directed by Vijay Bhatt. Full Cast and Crew | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs. O, I loved Baaton Baaton mein! But it’s the father—Shivnath—who really gets my goat. I am a huge fan of mala sinha. and where manoj is asking for medicines and mala is not there and also in one scene mala sinha ji hands get burnt. And the things that you dont like about the film – they all were the norm in old Hindi films. But Rita has not been shown spoilt. Still, with a better cast (Sunil Dutt/Dev Anand, Sadhana/Waheeda Rehman), I’d have thought about watching the movie inspite of the awful story (just for the songs alone). The present bollywood films seem to have changed all that. Hariyali Aur Rasta (English: The Greenery and the Road) (Hindi: हरियाली और रास्ता) is a 1962 Hindi film produced and directed by Vijay Bhatt. or in a supporting actress way: modern, but not suppressed. Hariyali Aur Rasta 1962 Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Madhulika Liddle and Dusted Off with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What's on TV & Streaming What's on TV & Streaming Top Rated Shows Most Popular Shows Browse TV Shows by Genre TV News India TV … I love the songs so very much! She won’t say a word to the father who’s ruined her life by keeping mum all these years. Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962) - Trailers, Review, Songs, Images, News, Synopsis, Plot, Cast & Crew, Wallpapers, Video Clips, User Review, User Rating . There, she gets a shock: her father, Shivnath, is receiving guests; and the newlyweds are—Shankar and his foreign-returned modern miss of a wife, Rita (Shashikala). ( Log Out /  (and if I remember correctly they do read “Xenophon was here” or words to that effect). Change ). Eventually, there’s an almighty tiff between her and Shankar, and Rita—by now pregnant—goes off to Calcutta. ( Log Out /  living together being engaged in MNJ. Midway, Shobhna stops her and while the two women are standing in the middle of the road and Shobhna is pleading with Rita to return to Shankar, the kid gets out the back of the car and runs off. Gebruss: Byron also did some scratching somewhere in Switzerland – I’ve forgotten where; and Thomas Culpepper did his bit of graffiti in the Tower of London. He raves at Shobhna and chastises her for falling for Shankar. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Hariyali Aur Rasta songs on And the landscape’s lovely—I wish this film had been in colour! lol. shown in western clothes or say less clothes like in Bobby , MNJ. Hariyali Aur Rasta [1962] | All Songs | Manoj ... - YouTube TV Shows. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Yup, lovely songs. if I were you i would brush up my act soon. Shivnath, in my opinion, is a self-righteous twit who needs to be shoved off the nearest cliff. Regarding the song ‘Kho Gayaa Hai Meraa Pyaar’. Though Mary approves of the Shobhna-Shankar romance, Joseph is disdainful., Book Review: JR Jordan’s ‘Robert Wise: The Motion Pictures’, Jai Kisan! LOL! The joke is that Mala Sinha, is a christian herself in real life, and acting in the film while speaking very good hindi. Yikes. She won’t even come right out and talk it over with the man she loves. What with Shobhna and Shankar’s constant mooning, everybody in Darjeeling seems to be aware of their love story. BTW, can you remember this other movie, where Mala Sinha is a nurse too? Hariyali Aur Rasta is a Hindi album released on Dec 1961. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The film has music by Shankar Jaikishan. My guardian angel in charge of film viewing seems to think I’m in serious need of improvement. - Buy Hariyali Aur Rasta at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders. They learnt practically everything from this one source – music, dance, literature, poetry, conduct, behaviour, prejudices, about foreign lands… and more. Musical Hits (Dil Deke Dekho / Hariyali Aur Rasta / Teen Devian / Ek Musafir Ek Hasina) DVD [4 Disc Set] Rs.350 no. Unfortunately, when Shivnath arrives, it’s to find Ramakant (no idea who this actor is) on the verge of death from a heart attack. Ugh! Little late in the day, methinks. They’re finding privacy where they can in this massively populated land of ours. Mala Sinha is one actress who was typecasted in weepy melodramatic roles of suffering , sobbing and sacrificing but she broke that image worked on herself and from mid sixties onwards she transformed herself into a ” Chic” slim and modern Diva and was in competition with the younger lots like Mumtaz, Tanuja , Babita etc and carried this look with aplomb and success in movies like Dillagi , Aankhen , Jaal etc. There are some scenes that were not needed. Shankar (M. Kumar) falls in love with his childhood friend Shobhana (Sinha), the daughter of the plantation supervisor (Krishna). She was basically a hippocrat and double standard. She ALWAYS dies. Now where have I heard that before? Shobhna has, however, been rescued by a pair of boatmen (thank heavens for this tribe: what would Hindi cinema do without them?). Create a free website or blog at I can’t see Shashikala simpering or being self-sacrificing like many of the characters people like Mala Sinha or Meena Kumari ended up playing! And from what you’ve told me about it, I’m pretty sure I don’t want to see it either! Thank heavens! See reviews & details on a wide selection of Blu-ray & DVDs, both new & used. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. New Trailers & Videos Latest Video Song Top Video Song Dialouge Promo Top Viewed. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. But can never stomach this honour and self-sacrifice goop. He soon spreads a rumour that Shivnath wants Shobhna to marry Shankar so that father and daughter can get their hands on Shankar’s wealth. It was SCREEN who awarded her not Stardust. And if the film has 9 songs and all are awesomely mind blowing, then it is no miracle that even with a weak and predictable story line the film became such a bighit. She was so chic in that, and obviously having so much fun doing all that OTT spy thriller stuff. Joseph’s sweet, good wife Mary (? They look good together when they’re smiling. Hariyali aur raasta stars Manoj Kumar, Mala Sinha, Shashikala, Om Prakash, Shashi Kala, Manmohan Krishna and Helen Richardson. Especially, "Yeh Hariyali aur Yeh Rasta" was most wonderful. Neela Akash had Dharmendra and Mehmood becoming pilots in what seemed a matter of weeks… and here I wasted years learning hotel management! They deserved a far better film. That is why I have given the movie 8 out of 10. Wow, I’m very impressed. She ALWAYS dies.” Which is why I like films like Junglee and Gumraah, where she has a somewhat different role. Not so much now, on account of the popularity of television, but earlier, especially in the 50s, 60s and 70s, Hindi movies were practically the only cultural ‘windows’ for India’s masses. I second the Filmfare petition: she needs recognition! Who knows? ;-) Both the person who commented (pacifist) and I are Christians, and very well aware of just how stereotyped our community is in Hindi cinema. Shobhna goes missing, and both Shivnath and Shankar (who arrives, distraught) give her up as dead. The story and the characters. Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha, in the first, happy, half of the film. Which are really lovely :), Mala Sinha forever, i love that woman so much and i’m going to copy and paste a rant i made about her on another website below, i believe my rant sums up my love for this woman, ”I’m still finding it hard to forgive filmfare for not giving Mala Sinha a single award not even one for outstanding achievement,(there’s still time and i hope if anyone at filmfare is reading this, they’ll consider honoring her soon) this woman has acted in numerable credible films such as ‘Pyaasa’, Dhool ka phool’ Gumrah,’36 Ghante’ commercial flicks like ‘Ankhen’, ‘Himalaya ki God mein’ yet no awards, the only person who saw fit to honour her was Stardust screen magazine who gave her a lifetime achievement in 2004. jaya bhadhuri learns dancing from her cook! Hariyali Aur Rasta is a 1962 Hindi film produced and directed by Vijay Bhatt. Go. 1 rule of hindi cinema: christians should drink alcohol. One of the first Mala Sinha films I ever saw (or at least remember seeing) was Aankhen, which was what made me want to see more of her films! And what would this type of movie do without having the evil West to corrupt people? I remember, when I first got married and came to live in my in-laws’ home, my mother-in-law was very surprised to see that I – as a Christian – could read and write better Hindi than her own son!). Select From Existing Playlist. Do visit again – I’ve reviewed some other films of Mala Sinha’s on this blog: Pooja ke Phool, Neela Akash, Mere Huzoor, and Baharein Phir Bhi Aayengi among them. The insider responsible for the theft is the manager, Joseph Mahendersingh Bahadur (Om Prakash), who’ll do anything for liquor. bollyviewer and harvey: Spoiler coming up: I can tell you’ve seen your fair share of films ;-)… yes, Shashikala dies. If I were ever to find myself married to Manoj Kumar, that would be my expression too!!!! It had Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha as leads. Manufactured By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd. And the end was with her brother dying at the front. Learn how your comment data is processed. So Shobhna becomes a nurse, and one day, when the doctor has an urgent operation to perform, even agrees to go in his stead to a wedding for which he’d been invited. They don’t make such movies anymore. But she somehow didn’t have that something for a heroine. The songs. Joh marr jaate hai woh sitare ban jaate hai ... taaki unke bachche unko roz dekh sake . Shobhna tells him her name’s Kamla, and when he tells her she’s now well enough to go home, begs him to let her stay on in the hospital and become a nurse. Which is probably why I’m finding myself subjected to a series of films centred round the difference between good women and bad women. Someone knowing India only through films would think all of burst into song and dance frequently. Those who die they turn into stars ... so that their kids can see them everyday. I agree with you about the impact of Hindi cinema. He makes a big drama out of his loyalty to Shankar, uses emotional blackmail expertly, and puts honour before the happiness of his own flesh and blood. Movies Calender 2020; Box Office; Reviews; Videos. ( Log Out /  Could be a great tourist attraction. No mean averages anywhere. The men are drunks, the women are either the Madonna incarnate, or they’re singers in a nightclub. It was released on 15th April 1962. I wish she’d done more roles like that, rather than the melodramatic ones. I liked Dil Tera Deewaana too – Shammi Kapoor is so great in that! Getting Started | Contributor Zone » Contribute to This Page. 4 # 2. Yeah I admit that Shivram was too far fetched about his loyalty. Thankfully there are so many songs in that (and such good ones) that you barely even realise that the film is pretty devoid of much plot. Shivnath suddenly wakes up to the truth. Seen from this perspective, I think no other nation’s cinema has impacted lives as much as Hindi movies. The lawyer persuades Shivnath to shift to Darjeeling and look after the estates. Thats why an Ek Saal or a Prem Patra are so unusual in that they actually give romance a break! :-D. Talking of Christians in Bollywood films – they even spoke hindi in a strange dialect. She was beautiful, but in a either vampish way (like in Nau Do Gyarah: she’s awesome in that!) and its true. While "Lakhon Taare Aasmaan Mein" was most absorbing. That Touch of Mink tried to touch on it in a humorous way; Bhabhi was more blunt (are sledge hammers blunt? Because… archaeologists have benefited from ancient graffiti (on pyramids) in learning about the details of social life. I just rewatched the song. And Mala Sinha was capable of so much more. In fact she tells every woman to take care of their husband and children, but does not follow these things herself.