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Like Janhvi Kapoor, Catch Up On Old Bollywood Movies. 8 Top Picks

Let Janhvi Kapoor give you reasons to binge on old Bollywood movies

Like Janhvi Kapoor watch old Bollywood movies during lockdown

As the entire world is dealing with lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, Bollywood celebrities are all inspiring us to stay positive and make the best of this home quarantine phase. From fitspiration, cooking-baking to reading books and watching movies, B-town celebs are making the most of their free time. Janhvi Kapoor recently shared a post on her social media showing the best way to spend quarantine is to watch old Bollywood movies. She was watching Mr And Mrs 55 (1955) - a classic piece starring Madhubala and Guru Dutt. Digital platforms these days can totally spoil you with the collection of movies they have. We are here to share a guide with you on classic Bollywood masterpieces. We bet once you start watching them, you would also weep and say 'I love them so much help me' like Janhvi Kapoor.

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Janhvi Kapoor was watching old Bollywood movies

Old Bollywood Movies To Watch While Home Quarantined

Here's a list of eight classic Bollywood movies for you to make the best of your free time during the lockdown.

1. Half Ticket (1962)

As we were talking about Madhubala movies, Half Ticket is no less than a masterpiece. To take a break from this gloomy situation you need a dose of laughter right now. This movie is about a young guy who wants to travel to Mumbai but doesn't have enough money to buy a train ticket. So, he pretends to be a child through wacky adventures. It is available on Amazon Prime.

2. Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

This golden award-winning movie was directed and produced by Guru Dutt. This story is about true love and a journey of an orphan girl to a superstar. The core message of this movie is that when we love someone truly, it makes us stay happy with their success more than ours. It is available on Amazon Prime.

3. Gharana (1961)

Another award-winning movie starring beautiful Asha Parekh, Rajendra Kumar and Raaj Kumar. It is about a young man's love for his student. They get married but their marriage faces many trials. It is available on Amazon Prime.

4. Professor (1962)

Let us travel from the 1950s to 60s. This is when colour movies came in and we are bound to pick Professor starring Shammi Kapoor. This romantic musical received a Filmfare award for best music direction. This comedy movie is about a young man disguised as an old man in order to get a job as a tutor of two young women. This is available on Netflix.

5. Anand (1971)

How can we forget that amazing era of Bollywood that introduced us to Anand? Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna's bond of friendship in the movie was touching. The movie is about Anand, who is suffering from cancer, how he sees the world differently and knows how to enjoy every bit of life. It is available on Amazon Prime.

6. Gol Maal (1979)

If you are looking for a comedy movie, go for old-time Gol Maal. Amol Palekar featured in this amazing movie is a man who pretends to have a twin. This movie becomes a fun jaunt when his boss starts suspecting him. This is available on Netflix.

7. Kabhi Kabhie (1976)

This award-winning movie is all about love and sacrifice. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar and Rishi Kapoor, this movie tells a tale where two lovers meet after so many years as friends because they got separated and got married to their respective family choices. It is available on Amazon Prime.

8. Sadma (1983)

Beautiful Sridevi and Kamal Hassan movie Sadma can make you cry (spoiler alert). After a traumatic mental injury, the girl suffers from amnesia and age regression. She is about to sold in a brothel before a man saves her life. This is available on Netflix.

So, all you movie buffs out there, watch these classic Bollywood movies that are available on digital platforms.


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