26 July, 2021


The rare screening at the International Film Festival of India 2014 was almost like a historic event...


Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Raj Babbar, Utpal Dutt|
Directed by Gulzar
Rating: ***

For Bollywood buffs Libaas has been a lost film. One that only existed as an audio cassette of its own dialogues and songs. The wistful cassette had some lovely melodies like Khaamosh sa afsana paani se likha hota and Seeli hawa chhoo gayi. And that unforgettable line in which Naseeruddin Shah tells Shabana Azmi in his booming voice: “Ghar mein rehti thi to ghar bore karta tha. Theatre mein rehti ho to theatre bore karta hai. Tum hamesha wahan hona chaahti ho jahan nahin ho aur jahan ho us-se...

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