Welcome To All Cinema Lovers. Today We are presenting the collection of Bollywood’s old best Hindi Movies 1961. After 1960 Released Mughal-E-Azam Dilip Kumar comes back with the remarkable performance in 1961s Ganga Jumna.
Ganga Jumna Ranked 1st In Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Nasir Khan, Azra, Leela Chitnis, Helen, Aruna Irani (Child Artist)
- Director: Nitin Bose
- Producer: Dilip Kumar
- Music: Naushad
- Songs: Dhoondo Dhoondo Re Sajna, Do Hanson Ka Joda, Insaaf Ki Dagar Pe
- Interesting Information: Highest grossing Bollywood movie of the year 1961. The movie won the 3 Filmfare awards which include Best Actress – Vyjayanthimala, Best Dialogue – Wajahat Mirza, Best Cinematography – V. Balasaheb. The movie also honored with National Award Certificate of Merit for Second Best Feature Film. This movie is among top 100 movies from Bollywood history. Veteran actress Aruna Irani appeared in the child artist role.
Gharana Ranked 2nd In Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Rajendra Kumar, Asha Parekh, Raaj Kumar, Shubha Khote, Devika
- Director: SS Vasan
- Producer: SS Vasan
- Music: Ravi
- Songs: Husn Wale Tera Jawaab Nahin, Dadi Amma, Ye Duniya Usi Ki, Jai Raghunandan
- Interesting information: This movie won 2 Filmfare awards which included Best Music Director – Ravi, Best Lyricist – Shakeel Badayuni. The movie was the 3rd highest grossing Bollywood movie of that year. The movie was the remake of original Telugu film “Shanthi Nivasam” made in 1960.
Junglee Shammi Kapoor In Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Shammi Kapoor, Saira Banu, Shashikala, Lalita Pawar, Helen
- Director: Subodh Mukherjee
- Producer: Subodh Mukherjee
- Music: Shankar-Jaikishan
- Songs: Yahoo! Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe, Ai Ai Aa Suku Suku, Ehsaan Tera Hoga, Kashmir Ki Kali Hoon Main
- Interesting information: This was the second highest grossing movie of that year. Saira Banu made her debut with this film and got the nomination for Filmfare best actress. This movie is one of the top ten movies of Shammi Kapoor.
Dev Anand’s Remarkable Performance In “Hum Dono” Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Dev Anand, Nanda, Sadhna, Leela Chitnis, Lalita Pawar
- Director: Vijay Anand
- Producer: Dev Anand
- Music: Jaidev
- Songs: Main Zindagi Ka Saath, Abhi Na Jao Chhodkar, Allah Tero Naam Ishwar Tero Naam
- Interesting information: Remembered for the remarkable performance by Dev Anand. He was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor award. Hum Dono is among top 10 movies of Dev Anand’s career. Director nominated at the 1962 Berlin International Film Festival. Melodious songs played an important role and film became a huge hit on box office.
Dharmputra National Award Winner In Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Shashi Kapoor, Mala Sinha, Rehman, Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Nirupa Roy, Deven Verma, Leela Chitnis
- Director: Yash Chopra
- Producer: B.R. Chopra
- Music: N. Dutta
- Songs: Main Jab Bhi Akeli Hoti Hoon, Naina Kyon Bhar Aaye, Chahe Yeh Mano Chahe Woh Mano
- Interesting information: This film was honored with Best Feature Film In Hindi at 9th National Film Awards.
The film based on “Dharmputra” novel. This was Yash Chopra’s 2nd film after “Dhool Ka Phool”. Rajendra Kumar appeared in a guest role.
Kanoon Songless Film In Hindi Movies 1961
- Actors / Actress: Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Mehmood, Nana Palsikar, Jeevan, Om Prakash
- Director: B. R. Chopra
- Producer: B. R. Chopra
- Music: Salil Choudhury
- Songs: NA
- Interesting information: This was India’s second songless movie. The film won 2 Filmfare awards which include Best Director – B.R.Chopra, Best Supporting Actor Award – Nana Palsikar. Movie honored with National Film Certificate of Merit.