Himmatwala: The Viewer That Is

Director: Sajid Khan Rating: Not Applicable If you have been following Sajid Khan’s early shows on television, you’ll remember him more as a film buff than as a filmmaker. He adores campy cinema and loves it when actors ham. All of us have guilty pleasures so that’s perfectly all right. But to convert them to…

Himmatwala : Not Begging for a Remake

I remember seeing Himmatwala years ago as a kid and with each passing year, it has made way for newer, better films in my memory space. Now all that I can recall about the film is Jeetendra and Sridevi dancing around colourful pots to the tune of “Naino mein sapna”. So when a remake comes…

Himmatwala: Trailer

K.Raghavendra Rao the veteran prolific Telugu filmmaker is also popular for remaking many of his films in Hindi. One such Telugu blockbuster of his which found a Hindi remake was Ooriki Monagadu (1981) which had Krishna and Jayapradha in the lead. The Hindi version which released in 1983 was Himmatwala with Jeetendra and Sridevi in…