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Mohan Gokhale
MOHAN GOKHALE (1954 – 29 April 1999) was an Indian film, television and theater actor who has worked in art films such as Sparsh , Bhavni Bhavai and Mirch Masala . His father was a school teacher in Pune. CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Death * 3 Filmography * 3.1 Gujarati * 3.2 Marathi * 3.3 Hindi * 3.4 Television * 4 References * 5 External links CAREER Mohan Gokhale debuted on television in a Marathi TV series, "Shwetambara". Gokhale is best remembered for the popular comedy TV series, "Mr. Yogi" (1989), where he played the lead role of Yogesh Patel, an NRI from United States who comes to India to get married and in the process meets 12 girls from 12 sun signs. That was later remade into a Hindi movie "What's your Rashee?" directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar in 2009. He has acted in many films in Marathi and Hindi, including Hech Maze Maher and Mirch Masala . He even acted in Bharat Ek Khoj as various roles
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Hey Ram
HEY RAM (translation: Oh Ram! or Oh God!) is a 2000 Indian period crime drama film simultaneously made in Tamil and Hindi
Hindi
languages . The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan , who also acted as the protagonist in the film. The film's soundtrack and background score were composed by Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja
. The semi-fictional plot centres on India\'s Partition and the murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse
Nathuram Godse
. The film was selected by India
India
as its submission to the Oscars in the year 2000, but was not nominated . The rights to this film are owned by Shah Rukh Khan 's Red Chillies Entertainment
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Amol Palekar
AMOL PALEKAR (born 24 November 1944) is a noted Indian actor, director and producer of Hindi
Hindi
and Marathi cinema
Marathi cinema
. CONTENTS* 1 Career * 1.1 Theatre journey * 1.2 Movie career * 2 Personal life * 3 Filmography * 3.1 As an actor * 3.2 As a director * 3.3 Feature films in other regional languages * 3.4 TV serials * 4 Reality television shows * 5 Awards * 6 References * 7 External links CAREERHe studied Fine Arts at the Sir JJ School of Arts, Mumbai, and commenced his artistic career as a painter. As a painter, he had seven one-man exhibitions and participated in many group shows. He has been active in the avant garde theatre in India. He has been active in Marathi and Hindi
Hindi
theatre as an actor, director and producer since 1967
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IMDb
IMDB, formerly known as INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24–72 hours to appear
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Kamal Haasan
KAMAL HAASAN (born 7 November 1954) is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist and politician who works primarily in Tamil cinema
Tamil cinema
. Kamal has won awards including three National Film Awards , the second-most by any Indian actor, and nineteen Filmfare Awards . His production company, Rajkamal International , has produced several of his films. He started as a child artist in the 1960 Tamil language
Tamil language
film Kalathur Kannamma , for which he won the President\'s Gold Medal . He met director Vaaranam Vijay who is frequently credited for shaping Kamal's acting skills. His breakthrough as a lead actor came in the 1975 drama Apoorva Raagangal , directed by K.Balachander , in which he played a rebellious youth who falls in love with an older woman
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Art Film
An ART FILM is typically a serious, independent film aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience . An art film is "intended to be a serious artistic work, often experimental and not designed for mass appeal"; they are "made primarily for aesthetic reasons rather than commercial profit", and they contain "unconventional or highly symbolic content". Film critics and film studies scholars typically define an art film as possessing "formal qualities that mark them as different from mainstream Hollywood films", which can include, among other elements, a sense of social realism ; an emphasis on the authorial expressiveness of the director; and a focus on the thoughts, dreams, or motivations of characters, as opposed to the unfolding of a clear, goal-driven story. Film scholar David Bordwell
David Bordwell
describes art cinema as "a film genre , with its own distinct conventions"
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Bharat Ek Khoj
BHARAT EK KHOJ (English: The Discovery of India) is a 53-episode Indian historical drama based on the book The Discovery of India (1946) by Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru
that covers a 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to the coming of independence in 1947. The drama was directed, written and produced by Shyam Benegal
Shyam Benegal
with cinematographer V. K. Murthy in 1988 for state-owned Doordarshan
Doordarshan
. Shama Zaidi co-wrote the script. Its cast included Om Puri
Om Puri
, Roshan Seth , Tom Alter and Sadashiv Amrapurkar . Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru
was portrayed by Roshan Seth . Production designer Nitish Roy with assistants Samir Chanda and Nitin Desai built 144 sets. 1
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Sparsh (film)
SPARSH (Devnagari : स्पर्श, in English : Touch) is a 1980 Indian Hindi feature film directed by Sai Paranjpye . It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi playing the characters of a visually impaired principal and a sighted teacher in a school for the blind, where they fall in love though soon their complexes tag along and they struggle to get past them to reconnect with the "touch" of love. The film remains most memorable for the subtle acting of its leads, plus the handling of the issue of relationships with the visually handicapped, revealing the emotional and perception divide between the world, the "blind" and the "sighted", epitomized by the characters. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi . However the film's release was delayed by almost 4 years. The film won numerous awards including National Film Award – Best Actor for Naseeruddin Shah , while Sai Paranjpye got the Best Screenplay
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Holi (film)
HOLI is a 1984 Indian coming of age drama film directed by Ketan Mehta , whose socially conscious work has been compared to American director Spike Lee . It is based on eponymous play by Marathi writer, Mahesh Elkunchwar . The film starred Aamir Khan , Ashutosh Gowariker , Om Puri , Shreeram Lagoo , Deepti Naval and Naseeruddin Shah . CONTENTS * 1 Plot * 2 Songs * 3 Production information * 4 Cast * 5 Awards * 6 References * 7 External links PLOTIn a typical college in a typical Indian city, the hostel boys Madan Sharma (Aamir Khan ) and his friends including Ranjeet Prakash (Ashutosh Gowariker ) are a rowdy and troublesome lot. But on one day, when Madan and his friends find out there will not be a holiday for them on the day of Holi , the festival of colors, the boys decide not to attend classes
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Hero Hiralal
HERO HIRALAL is a 1988 film directed by Ketan Mehta and starring Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah
and Sanjana Kapoor in leading roles. It is a movie about an auto rickshaw driver who falls in love with a film actress. The movie showcased good performances by the lead actors and by Saeed Jaffrey and Satish Shah in their supporting roles. This marked Sanjana Kapoor's first leading role in a Bollywood film. CONTENTS * 1 Synopsis * 2 Cast * 3 Music * 4 Crew * 5 References * 6 External links SYNOPSIS Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah
is Hero Hiralal, a Hyderabadi Auto-driver who meets an upcoming Bollywood starlet, Roopa (Sanjana Kapoor) and becomes her tour guide. Soon, the two fall in love. Work takes Roopa back to Bombay. Hero, pining for his lover follows her and has an encounter with her family members who clearly disapprove of him
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Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!
MOHAN JOSHI HAZIR HO! (Summons for Mohan Joshi ) is a 1984 Hindi
Hindi
art film, made by Saeed Akhtar Mirza
Saeed Akhtar Mirza
, based on his own story, during the Parallel Cinema
Parallel Cinema
period of Indian cinema
Indian cinema
. The film is a comic satire on a judicial system, where cases drag on for decades, where plaintiffs either die or lose hope and money, while the corrupt run scot free, thanks to their nexus with corrupt lawyers. It won the 1984 National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare . CONTENTS * 1 Synopsis * 2 Cast * 3 Location * 4 References * 5 External links SYNOPSISAn old couple, Mohan Joshi ( Bhisham Sahni
Bhisham Sahni
) and his wife (Dina Pathak ), sues their landlord (Amjad Khan ) for not maintaining their 'collapsing' apartment building
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Yatra (Doordarshan)
YATRA (1986) is a travel-based a TV series filmed on the Himsagar Express , the longest running train of Indian Railways . The show was directed by Shyam Benegal . Music for the series was composed by Vanraj Bhatia ; camera work was by Jehangir Chowdhury. This 15-part series was shot almost entirely on the Himsagar Express and the Tripura Express. The show aired on Doordarshan and had an ensemble cast of Om Puri, Mohan Gokhale, Ila Arun, Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav and others. CAST * Om Puri as Gopalan Nair * Mohan Gokhale as a hermit * Ila Arun - theatre troupe member * Neena Gupta * Raghubir Yadav * Ravi Jhankal - theatre troupe member * Himani Shivpuri * Uttara Baokar * Rajendra Gupta - theatre troupe member * Harish Patel - theatre troupe member REFERENCES * ^ "En route to elsewhere". Mint (newspaper) Lounge. 29 Jan 2011. * ^ Pal, Chandrima. "The DD Files: Shyam Benegal’s ‘Yatra’ packed all of India in a train". Retrieved 2016-06-25
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Aadat Se Majboor
AADAT SE MAJBOOR is a 1982 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Ambrish Sangal , starring Mithun Chakraborty , Mohan Gokhale , Neena Gupta , Gloria Mahanty, Bijainee Misra and Lalatendu Rath
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Aranyaka (film)
ARANYAKA (A Trip Into the Jungle) is a 1994 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Apurba Kishore Bir . The film stars Sarat Pujari , Navni Parihar , Sanjana Kapoor and Mohan Gokhale in lead roles. Based on a short story Aranyaka by Manoj Das , the film is set in rural Orissa , where a formal local ruler organizes a hunt for his invited guests, which goes wrong. The film highlights the clash between ruling class and indigenous people of the region. CAST * Sarat Pujari as Raja Saheb * Mohan Gokhale as Mr. Mitty * Lalatendu Rath as Major * Sanjana Kapoor as Elina * Navni Parihar as Mrs. Mitty * Sunil Sing as Shyamal * Subrata Mahapatra as Chowkidar * Jangyaseni Jena as Tribal girl * Ajay Nath as Tribal boy * Pritikrushna Mahanty as Tribal boy * Ashim Basu as Mad beggarREFERENCES * ^ Gulzar; Govind Nihalani; Saibal Chatterjee (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Popular Prakashan. p. 665. ISBN 978-81-7991-066-5 . * ^ "Meet the frownies". Livemint
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Mr. Yogi (TV Series)
MR. YOGI was a Hindi language TV series of the 1988 on Doordarshan. It is a story of a USA settled Indian boy trying to arrange his marriage in India. This one was directed by Ketan Mehta , and starred Mohan Gokhale . STORYAn MBA student from America Yogesh Ishwarlal Patel, a.k.a. Y. I. Patel or Mr. Yogi, meets 12 girls and tries to select one of them as his bride in India. Om Puri narrated the story. The story revolves around Yogi and his search for a perfect bride
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