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Mother India - Movie Review
Jan 18, 2013 01:15 PMRead
The Hindi film classic ‘Mother India’ which identifies Indian Cinema of 1950’s is one of the best works of Nargis and Sunil Dutt. The film was released in October 1957, both produced and directed by Mehboob Khan. The memorable music is by Naushad. The other star cast includes Rajendra Kumar and ...Read More

Matru bhumi
Jun 01, 2006 10:23 PMRead
Mother India'' is a remake of Mehboob Khan's earlier film ''Aurat'' (1940) and was the first Indian film to be nominated for an Oscar (Best Foreign Film) in 1958. In the canon of Indian cinema, it's a classic.About to inaugurate a new water pump for her village, Radha (Nargis) - now an old w...Read More

Love you Moms
May 21, 2006 01:22 PMRead
''Love you Moms'' ............ when was the last time you uttered these words to your mom............ More than a week ?????? Time to watch .. Mother India .I have realised the importance of a MOTHER in my life upon watching this movie .It truly will get you closer to a very important person...Read More


Mother India - FilmFare Award 1957
Borngenius's Entry For Mother's Day Contest!
May 14, 2006 11:27 PMRead
First, Happy Mother's Day To All Women (Mothers & To-be Mothers) Here & Everywhere!Mother''s Day Review: 'Mother India': A Glorious Tribute of Epic-Proportion to The Greatness of All Mothers!Introduction:Universally, 'The Mother Figure' is held in high esteem & given the Topmost Hono...Read More

Mother's Day Special...
May 14, 2006 01:37 AMRead
When I was born, my parents had already seen this classic. So I intended seeing it a couple of times myself usually saw it on old DoorDarshan in early/mid 80s and then on CD. So here is the product...Story - LineRadha (Nargis) now an old woman remembers her past. Her family has to work e...Read More

''Maa Tujhe Salaam''
May 11, 2006 08:19 PMRead
“Woman is the builder and moulder of a nation’s destiny. Though soft and delicate as a lily she has a heart far stronger, and bolder than that of any man.”How apt the saying is when viewed in the context of the evergreen film “Mother India”.It is the story of the archetypal Indian woman – th...Read More

Face of Indian Cinema
May 11, 2006 03:48 PMRead
Mother India,I had heard a lot about this movie, that its the best of indian cinema etc. etc...but last year only I got the chance to watch it.As I was used to the colour movies, this black n white seems very odd to me and it started like any other old Hindi film's, and I was wonderi...Read More

Mother India
May 11, 2006 02:11 PMRead
Mehboob Khan's Mother India (1957) is Hindi cinema's seminal epic about a grassroots-level Indian family whose fate forever hangs on the caprice of several obdurate forces.As the film's publicity said: ''The grain of rice on your table does not tell the grim tale of the toil that grew it.'' ...Read More

Mother India - the Film Review
Feb 15, 2006 03:56 PMRead
Mother India- the filmHeralded as India's Gone with the Wind, Mother India is indeed a Bollywood blockbuster of epic proportions on a kin with David O'Selznick's 1939 classic. Considered by many as the cornerstone of Indian commercial cinema and described by Salman Rushdie as ''all-conquerin...Read More

An ode to Mother India
Dec 26, 2004 11:02 PMRead
Legends are not the result of accidents ? they are created by geniuses, special people for whom the creation of the masterpiece is the only reason-de-etat of being in the profession. If this is true for all forms of art, it?s also true for the greatest art of all ? the one that encompasses all f...Read More

Mother India ''Bharat Mata''
Jul 14, 2004 02:57 AMRead
When watching this movie, you'd forget its a Bollywood masala.The grand magnum opus that almost granted India's first ever Oscar, was created by a director who was very much familiar with village life, Mehboob Khan himself. Mehboob blends in a bit of the familiar Bollywood melodrama, real li...Read More

Mother India
Aug 25, 2003 04:20 PMRead
Mehboob Khan’s Mother India. The most prominent film to come out of Indian cinema’s .Mother India follows a peasant woman through the trials and tribulations of poverty, debt, and starvation.Mother India opens with old Radha (Nargis) asked to lead the village in celebrating the f...Read More

Bhaarat Mata ki jai!
Jun 30, 2003 02:36 PMRead
I was reading an article on directors choice of the best film in Indian cinema & the one that all agreed upon was Mehboob Khan's magnum opus, Mother India, a film released in 1957, greatly lauded by both the public & critics. I was surprised to learn that Mother India was a remake of Mehboob Kha...Read More

Musical Masterpiece
Jan 01, 2003 11:19 AMRead
Mother India is the much acclaimed epic musical of Indian cinematic history. The first Bollywood production to be nominated for the best forerign film at theOscars. Mother India is a celebration of Indian culture and virtues, that ignites flames of human patriotism. It mainly works because of it...Read More

All time classic
Dec 18, 2000 06:00 PMRead
Mother India a all time classic from Mehboob Khan is my favourite.The role of Nargis went on to become the most sought after role in indian movie industry,with every actress trying to do once in their life the role which Nargis palyed in Mother India.The story told in flashback start fro...Read More

Nov 11, 2000 03:35 PMRead
I think I don't need to give any introduction about this movie at all. A classic from Mehoob Khan, with Nargis giving a performance that could not be match till now.Actually it's remake of Mehoob Khan earlier film Aurat that was made way back in 50's.The film not only depicted the struggle o...Read More

Dec 31, 2016 10:30 PMRead (via Android App)
Mother India Movie The privilege has been Film Fare award in 1957This movie is based on Mother hood and also for how to sacrifice and and How to Survive in poverty Its a very good and honourable movie in Indian bollywood blockbuster cinema I cant found opportunities watching this movie in th...Read More

The encouraging film
Sep 13, 2016 07:42 PMRead (via Android App)
It is very inpirationable film . it shows about struggle faced during difficulties . in this movie actress have to face many difficulties , her husband leave her. She have to work hard to feed their children. Flood comes where they live , despite of it they work in flood . due to this type of ef...Read More

Jul 08, 2016 07:35 PMRead
Mother India' is a remake of Mehboob Khan's earlier film'Aurat'(1940) and was the first Indian film to be nominated for an Oscar(Best Foreign Film) in 1958. In the canon of Indian cinema, it's a classic.About to inaugurate a new water pump for her village, Radha(Nargis) - now an old woman - ...Read More

Mother lindia
Sep 14, 2015 05:59 PMRead (via Mobile)
The old Hindi film Mother India was Directed by Mehmoob Khan and it was released in early 2957. The main casts were Sunil Duty, Nargis, Rajendra kumar, Raajkumar, Kanhaiyalal, Mukri, Jillo and Kumkum. Its main songs are Duniya mein hum, Nagri nagri dware dware, Pee ke ghar aaj, O gaadi wale, Hol...Read More

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