Songs: Khilona Jaankar Tum Kyu, Khush Rahe Tu Sada, Sanam Tu Bewafa Ke Naam Se, Roz Roz Rosy, Main Sharabi Nahi, Yeh Natak Kavi Likh Gaye Kalidas
Release Date: 8 April 1970
Box Office Collection: This classic film became a hit and earned Rs 1.70 Crores at the Indian box office.
Interesting Information: All-Time Classic Film In Old Hindi Movies List 1970. This film won the Filmfare Best Film award. Sanjeev Kumar played a character of “Vijaykamal” who lost his mind due to the death of his lover. Mumtaz was seen in the role of “Chand”. Before Mumtaz, Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman was the first choice for this role. But later on, actress Mumtaz delivered a remarkable performance and won her 1st Filmfare Best Actress Award. Khilona was a remake of the original Telugu film “Punarjanma”. Shatrughan Sinha had played a villain “Bihari”. But first time producer’s rejected Shatrughan Sinha for this role. They felt that he was too young to play villain character.
2. Johny Mera Naam – Blockbuster In Old Hindi Movies List 1970
Stars: Dev Anand, Hema Malini, Pran, Jeevan, Premnath, I.S.Johar
Director/Producer: Vijay Anand / Gulshan Rai
Music/Lyricist: Kalyanji-Anandji / Indeevar
Songs: Pal Bhar Ke Liye, O Mere Raja, Mose Mora Shyam Rootha, Nafrat Karne Walon Ke, Babul Pyare, Husn Ke Lakhon Rang, Johny Mera Naam
Interesting Information: Dev Anand made a big comeback with this blockbuster film. I.S.Johar won Best Comic Actor Filmfare award. Dev Anand’s brother Vijay Anand won Best Screenplay and Best Editing Filmfare Awards. He was one of the highest-paid directors of that time. Melodious dong “Pal Bhar Ke Liye” was used in an American TV show named The Simpsons.
3. Sachaa Jhutha – Superhit Film Of The Year In Old Hindi Movies List 1970
Songs: Karle Pyar Karle Aankhen Char, Meri Pyari Behaniya, Dil Ko Dekho, Yunhi Tum Mujhse Baat Karti Ho, Dil Sachaa Aur Chehra Jhutha, Kehdo Kehdo
Release Date: 25 September 1970
Box Office Collection: Sachaa Jhutha made a business of Rs. 2.70 Crores and became super hit film of the year.
Interesting Information: Rajesh Khanna’s Best Actor Filmfare in Old Hindi Movies List 1970. Before superstar Rajesh Khanna, producers approached veteran actor Shashi Kapoor for the leading role. But he refused their offer because he did not want to work with actress Mumtaz.
4. Safar – Kaka’s Classic In Old Hindi Movies List 1970
Songs: Ae Bhai Jara Dekh Ke Chalo, Daagh Na Lag Jaye, Kehta Hai Joker Sara Zamana, Kaate Na Kaate Raina, Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan, Ang Lag Jaa Balma, Jane Kahan Gaye Wo Din, Sadke Heer Tujh Pe, Teetar Ke Do Aage Teetar
Release Date: 18 December 1970
Box Office Collection: This cult film made in the huge budget of 1 Crore. Unfortunately, it became a flop and earned Rs. 1 Crore at the box office. This film considered a biggest commercial disaster for Kapoor.
Interesting Information: Raj Kapoor’s son Rishi Kapoor made his film debut as a child actor. He won the national award for his mind-blowing performance. It was the first Bollywood movie which had 2 intervals. Showman Raj Kapoor invested all money in the making of this film, he also mortgaged his house for this film.
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, Pran, Om Prakash, Durga Khote, Farida Jalal, Johnny Walker, Lalita Pawar, Aruna Irani
Director/Producer: A. Bhimsingh / T S Muthuswamy, S S Palaniappan