Mumbai / Classic films of Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna to be shown at International Film Festival of India

Zoom News : Nov 15, 2019, 11:55 AM

It has been 50 years since the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held every year in Goa. The 50th festival will be held from November 20 to 28, with special guests as Amitabh Bachchan. This time many such films will be shown, whose release has completed 50 years in 2019. These include many classic films from superstars like Dharmendra and Rajesh Khanna. 

The Golden Linings section will include Dharmendra's 'Satyakam' and Rajesh Khanna's 'Aradhana'. Both films were released in 1969. 'Aradhana' was Rajesh Khanna's first hit film, considered the first superstar of Hindi cinema. It was directed by Shakti Samanta. Sharmila Tagore was in the female lead role in the film. 

Talking of 'Satyakam', this is Dharmendra's cult classic film. It is said to be the best film of Dharmendra's career. It was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Dharmendra expressed happiness over its selection in IFFI. He said in a conversation, "I miss Rishi Da. My dear elder brother, my class director. He used to say that 'Satyakam' is his best film."