Pakeezah
As film lovers remember renowned actress Meena Kumari today on her death anniversary (31st March), we are delighted to add rare 18-minute footage in 16mm of the making of Kamal Amrohi’s iconic film Pakeezah titled “Pakeezah – Rang Barang” in our collection. The footage has rare visuals of the 15-year long...
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    NFAI acquires treasure trove of Marathi Cinema

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    Personal collection of veteran actor-director Jaishankar Danve

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    Personal collection of veteran artist Gajanan Jagirdar

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    NFAI acquires rare footage from MCCIA

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    Rare footage of lost 1948 film, Vande Mataram, now in NFAI collection

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