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Blast from the past


Released On: January 5, 1979

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Did You Know: Satyajit Ray even made some illustrations of Feluda based on Soumitra’s physique. But, for the first Feluda film, Sonar Kella, Satyajit Ray initially wanted a new face to play Feluda.


Released On: July 30, 1956

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Did You Know: It was the first movie that introduced actor Waheeda Rehman in the film industry. The censor had cut the Geeta Dutt song Jaata Kahan Hai Dewaane, from this film as they found it vulgar.

The Maltese Falcon

Released On: October 3, 1941

Directed by: John Huston

Did You Know: The actor of The Maltese Falcon, Humphrey Bogart’s character has absolutely no resemblance to the character of Sam Spade as described in the novel. The shooting of this film was completed in two months, at a cost of less than $300,000.

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