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Must Watch Documentaries For Actors in India

Must Watch Documentaries For Actors in India

Must Watch Documentaries For Actors in India

A list of Must-Watch Documentaries For Actors in India.

Documentaries are a great way to grasp the struggles and push oneself forward in the journey to create a special place for themselves as actors in the Indian Film Industry.

  1. Sohrab Modi by Yash Chaudhary (1989)

The documentary of Sohrab Merwanji Modi was born in 1897 and was produced by movies like Khoon Ka Khoon (1935) and Nausherwan-E-Adil (1957). The documentary is made by the top-notch producer, Yash Chaudhry who has acquired various National Awards. It is a Must Watch Documentaries For Actors in India!

Sohrab Modi by Yash Chaudhary

via youtube

  1. The Inner & Outer World of Shahrukh Khan by Nasreen Munni Kabir

The documentary was made on India’s most cherished Khan & Superstar, Shahrukh Khan directed by London-based filmmaker Nasreen Kabir and cinematographer, Peter Chappell. He was the first one to explore the inner & outer worlds of SRK, capturing the never-seen-before footage and peculiar perspectives around the internationally acclaimed star.

The Inner & Outer World of Shahrukh Khan

via amazon

  1. In Search of Guru Dutt by Nasreen Munni Kabir (1989)

Another Must Watch Documentaries For Actors in India is on Guru Dutt. Made in 3-parts, this documentary covers the life of actor, writer, producer and director, Guru Dutt on the occasion of 25th death anniversary of Guru Dutt, who was demised at just the age of 39 in 1964.

In Search of Guru Dutt

via amazon

  1. BBC World’s Documentary Bollywood’s Dark Secret

One of the scariest revelations about Indian Cinema that was placed out to the world as the sexual misconducts and harassments that women face in film industries, especially Bollywood.

BBC World’s Documentary

via bbc

  1. BBC Rajesh Khanna – Bombay

Who has not heard the name of Bollywood’s superstar, Rajesh Khanna? BBC Documentary has come up with the compilation of interviews with Rajesh Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Dimple Kapadia. It also features some rare footage from the sets of his movies, Daag, Aap Ki Kasam and Namak Haram. 

BBC Rajesh Khanna
  1. Amitabh Bachchan Follow That Star- Documentary

An hour-long documentary on Amitabh Bachchan came out in 1989. It was directed again by the documentary filmmaker, Nasreen Munni Kabir. It comprises some exclusive interviews with the star and wife, Jaya Bhaduri. It also contains stories from actors, directors and others who know the inspiring actor well.

Amitabh Bachchan Documentary
  1. Rabindranath Tagore by Satyajit Ray

Released on his birthday, this documentary by one of the legendary Indian directors, Satyajit Ray, is a 1961 documentary on Rabindranath Tagore, one of the most acclaimed Bengali Author and Poet. Sadly, it was never restored, but ruins were found. The Script can be found in Sandip Ray’s Compilation, Original English Film Scripts.

Rabindranath Tagore
  1. Shammi Kapoor King Of Romance by Suresh Sharma

The documentary of the charismatic actor of classic Bollywood, Shammi Kapoor, who is still remembered for his dance moves and acting skills. The documentary captures the same.

Shammi Kapoor King Of Romance by Suresh Sharma

via netflix

  1. Living Legend – Raj Kapoor by Simi Garewal

If you ever dreamt of being part of the Indian Film Industry, then you are bound to explore the life of the legendary actor, Raj Kapoor. He gave more than 40-years of his life to the industry. This is an insight & glimpse inside the life of a megastar, Raj Kapoor.

Living Legend - Raj Kapoor by Simi Garewal

How many of these documentaries have impacted your life? Are we missing on any other must-watch stories by or by Indian Legendary Icons in the Film Industry?

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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