Vijay Anand (January 22, 1934 - February 23, 2004), also known as Goldie Anand was an award-winning Bollywood film producer, director, writer, editor, and actor. He made most of his films for the in-house banner Navketan Films.
Vijay Anand was born in Gurdaspur, Punjab and was the youngest of the Anand siblings. His brothers Chetan Anand and Dev Anand also have been producers and directors. Dev Anand has also been a very popular Bollywood actor. He served a short stint as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification, India's censor board, a position from which he resigned, in 2002, after he ran into ideological differences with the government over introduction of ratings for adult movies.
Though Vijay Anand has had a career as an actor, screenwriter, editor, and producer, he will primarily be remembered as a director. While he was 20 years old Vijay Anand wrote the script for Navketan's hit movie Taxi Driver (1954). In 1957 he made his directorial debut with Nau Do Gyarah...
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Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki is a 1978 Indian film directed by Raj Khosla and Sudesh Issar. It's about a man (Vijay Anand) in love with his mistress (Asha Parekh) but is married to a strong woman (Nutan). The mistress dies after giving birth to a son, and the wife raises him along with her own son. When they grow up, the mistress's son (Vinod Khanna ) and the wife's son become adversaries. The film became a huge hit and was the recipient of the 1978 Filmfare Best Movie Award. Nutan won the Filmfare Best Actress Award.
The title song sung by Lata Mangeshkar became an instant classic.
Haqeeqat (Hindi: हक़ीक़त, Urdu: حقیقت, translation: truth) is a 1964 Hindi-Urdu film directed by Chetan Anand. The movie stars Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Priya Rajvansh , Sanjay Khan and Vijay Anand. the music is by Madan Mohan and the lyrics by Kaifi Azmi. The movie was based on the 1962 Sino-Indian War. The music of this film has two notable songs. One of which has become a byline for patriotism -(Rafi singing kar chale hum fida). Set against the Sino-Indian War of 1962, the film's main plot concerns a small platoon of Indian soldiers in the hilly terrain of Ladakh who are considered dead but are rescued by Ladakhi tribesmen and by Capt. Bahadur Singh (Dharmendra). They are asked to retreat from their post (chowky) as the Chinese have surrounded them. Capt. Bahadur Singh and his girlfriend Kammo (Priya Rajvansh) die holding the Chinese at Bay so that their comrades can retreat to safety. But even the retreating soldiers are heavily outnumbered and give up their lives for the country...
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