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  "Deewar" by Jyotika Virdi
The film DEEWAR appeared in 1976, roughly thirty years after independence (1947) in a decade that was characteristically different from the earlier two decades of the 50s and 60s that post-independent India had lived through.
Vijay Verma's life in DEEWAR, his rise from a humble dockyard worker to a powerful smuggler is paralleled to Haaji Mastaan's life and the occasion when he attacked Bakhia is compared to the moment in the film when Vijay goes to Samant's house (a rival smuggler in the film) and attacks him.
DEEWAR may also be read as a family melodrama of sibling love and rivalry; the son's (Vijay's) transgressive love for his mother, his inability to "separate" from her successfully, for which he is punished.
www.ejumpcut.org /archive/onlinessays/JC38folder/Deewar.html   (5449 words)

 Manas: Culture, Indian Cinema: Deewar
A film such as Deewar, to extend the argument further, represents the regression of the male into a state of childhood, an attempt to reinstate the primacy of the umbilical stage.
As is quite transparent, both Vijay and Ravi vie for her affection and attention, and when the manner in which Vijay is making his living becomes known to her, and she seems determined to leave the mansion he had brought for her, his only defense is that he has done everything in her interest.
It is at the risk of being captured by Ravi that he attempts to visit his mother at the hospital; more tellingly, when her life is hanging in the balance, he takes the unthinkable step of going to the mandir and asking God, though scarcely in a voice of reverence, for her life.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Culture/Cinema/deewar.html   (1392 words)

 Junoon[dot]com || The official website || Articles
As we've said, 'Deewar' continues the journey begun with 'Ishq' in terms of musical outlook in that it consciously tries to shake off the strait-jacketing of the band in a music genre and tries to break free from the confines of stereotyping.
Two of the songs on 'Deewar', the excellent opener 'Taara Jala' and 'Sapney' have their music done by Ali and present a sound that is fairly distinct from the rest of the songs on the album.
What 'Deewar' does do however, is to prove the band's confidence in themselves and their desire to make music that is as much a real-politic statement as it is a reflection on their personal lives.
www.junoon.com /articles/art_33.html   (1433 words)

 3to6 A Complete Movie Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
'Deewar' is one of the strongest links in the Zanjeer which chronicles the Bachchan story.
The typical Bachchan cult places 'Deewar' as the second step in the victory ladder, 'Sholay' being the final nail in the coffin of all other stars.
In that sense if 'Deewar' is to be seen on its own terms then it is a triumph for the writers rather than the star or the director.
www.3to6.com /final_retro/deewar.htm   (796 words)

 Manipulation of Demographic Shifts Masquerading as Plural Cinema in 'Deewar' [CCT Edition]
For Deewar’s time period, however, Bachchan’s emergence (and the corollary of female’s submergence) speaks to the fatigue society felt with the status quo.
Not that Deewar is a picture by the people and for the people, but if it is propaganda or pablum, it does a poor job of condoning conservatism.
Judging from Deewar, the answers lie not with either the elites or rural majority, but at the thin green line gradating the urban minority.
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With Deewar, this tall, dark and handsome man consolidated his position in the film industry and came to be called the 'angry young man'.
Deewar had a mother but the mother of this film was no run-of-the-mill moms Hindi films generally show.
Deewar is a story of the good versus the bad.
www.india4world.com /indian-movie/Deewar.shtml   (253 words)

 Big B builds another Deewar
He also makes it clear that Deewar is not a war film.
Sanjay Du tt concedes he signed Deewar because his friends were involved in the project.
Hi, The star cast in the new Bib 'B' Film is very interesting,But will the story belike the others that have had avery good Cast...
www.rediff.com /movies/2003/feb/28deewar.htm   (655 words)

 3to6 A Complete Movie Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Amitabh Bacchan stars in "Deewar", a movie based on the lives of families of India-Pakistan war prisoners.
Unforgettable dialogues, a taut story, incredible acting and great songs were what gave Yash Chopra's "Deewar" its immense repeat value.
"Deewar" is scheduled to be shot in various desert locales of Rajasthan, Bhuj and Madhya Pradesh.With tensions between India and Pakistan still high, what impact will "Deewar" have on the box-office, will be seen when the film releases in the summer of 2004.
www.3to6.com /anientv/Mar2003/deewar.htm   (312 words)

 Jabberwock: Revisiting Deewar
Sholay is the obvious example and I’ve written about it a couple of times, but another such film, one I think always gets short shrift, is Deewar, a movie that has been stereotyped endlessly, and is consequently all but lost today in a sea of parodies.
The fatalism and despair that mark Deewar’s final scenes is rarely ever commented on, because it wouldn’t fit too well with the popular image of the film as a pro-active, “angry young man” story.
Another scene that comes to mind is the one where Bachchan hesitantly calls his mother on the phone, arranges to meet her at the temple, then tries to say something more but can’t get the words out and just puts the phone down instead.
jaiarjun.blogspot.com /2005/04/revisiting-deewar.html   (2806 words)

 Literature, Art & Music: Ideas & Identities of India Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
They were subsequently consumed whole by their own cola dilemmas and catch-22 scenarios, so much so, they have failed to record another album ever since 1995’s Hum Tum, in spite the fact that on a number of occasions they have tried to reform for a come-back release.
The dreggy “Ghoom Tana” is followed by the title-track, “Deewar.” Starts out well with an edgy and melancholic guitar intro, only to fall all over the place once Ali, Salman and (guest vocalist) Ali Noor start to take turns to plead individually about the walls of hate and mistrust (maybe between India and Pakistan?).
Also, Deewar's cover is probably the most unimaginative, horrendously ugly, nausea inducing piece of excrement Junoon has ever produced.
www.chowk.com /show_picks_music.cgi?pmusicid=00000026   (2421 words)

 Deewar - Let's Bring Our Heroes Home, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Deewar - Let's Bring Our Heroes Home, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt...
Gaurang Doshi's 'Deewaar' is based on sensitive border issue between India and Pakistan.
Old day's 'Deewar' was the devider between two brothers.
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 Zee bags 'Deewar' as Independence day treat - Indiantelevision.com's Breaking News
Interestingly, the word is that the channel will be airing its latest acquisition on 15 August, Independence Day, in the Sunday at 8 pm.
The movie, which released in June, was made on a Rs 250 million budget, but has barely managed to garner half its production costs thus far the turnstiles.
If the case study of the television premiere of the box office washout Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahati Hoon was anything to go by, then it is even this box-office dud may have its moment of glory when telecast on the tube.
www.indiantelevision.com /headlines/y2k4/aug/aug50.htm   (295 words)

 ''We braved scorpions,standstorms'' - Deewar
Snakes, scorpions, sandstorms - the crew of "Deewar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home" braved it all during shooting, says director Milan Luthria.
While it was tough making the escape thriller with India-Pakistan relations as its backdrop, he told in an interview that it was also something he...
A: It would be great if it did, but the 1970s film has a special place in Indian cinema history.
www.bollywoodmantra.com /492_we-braved-scorpionsstandstorms-deewar.html   (699 words)

 Shahrukh Khan wants to remake Deewar, producer not interested
Now that the shooting of Don is over which was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s superhit urban adventure and drama, Shahrukh Khan is eying to remake Big B’s 1970’s renaissance Deewar as well.
However, the producer of the movie, Deewar, Gulshan Rai is not interested to part with the copyright of the film.
His son Rajib Rai, also a producer and director and maker of hits like Tridev and Vishwatma, feels that the great film like this can not be replicated like this in modern milieu even if its stars the King Khan, Shahrukh.
www.desifans.com /news/20061125   (343 words)

 Deewar - Moviefone
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 Junoon Deewar Review | Music Reviews | EO
As crazy as it sounds, the titles of all of Junoon’s previous albums had something to do with their achievements.
The title track Deewar features excellent solos by Salman and is a 4 chord rocker revealing Junoon’s inspirations.
Two songs which would take a while to digest but are probably two of the best ever Junoon songs, the Zeppelin inspired
www.eruditiononline.com /reviews/music/junoon_deewar.htm   (719 words)

 Untitled Document
It recapitulates the basic frame story of MOTHER INDIA (1957), in which a mother recalls in a long flashback the chain of events that led her to destroy the favorite of her two sons because he had turned against the Law.
Like its distinguished predecessors in exploring the divided-sons theme, DEEWAR aptly illustrates how the commercial cinema can use image, character, and emotion to subvert and question its own surface messages.
The film opens at a police awards ceremony, where sub-inspector Ravi Verma (Shashi Kapoor), who is being commended for heroic service, insists that his medal be given to his widowed mother Sumitra Devi (Nirupa Roy).
www.uiowa.edu /~incinema/Deewar.html   (1026 words)

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 Amrita Rao Online
Amrita Rao was discovered in a talent hunt which was run by Tips (also an artiste management agency).
Whether her career will move ahead swiftly or not is entirely dependent on the fate of 'Deewar' and her performance in it.
The 'Ishq-Vishq' girl Amrita Rao never thought that she would be a full- time actress, as she had no godfather in the film industry.
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 'Deewar' release postponed, not 'Hum Tum' - Bollywood Hindi Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com
Bollywood Hindi Movie News 'Deewar' release postponed, not 'Hum Tum' Bollywood Hindi movies Bollywood Hindi trailers ringtones songs Bollywood Hindi film gallery wallpapers previews reviews
The release of "Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home" has been postponed to next month while "Hum Tum" will hit the theatres on schedule in May. Gaurang Doshi has decided to move his film "Deewaar" forward by a week to June 4.
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 Amazon.com: Deewar DVD 2004: DVD: Akshaye Khanna,Tanuja,Amrita Rao,Amitabh Bachchan,Sanjay Dutt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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The movie is based on the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971.
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 Review on Deewaar (FilmFare Award 1975) - Movie by niraj_chartered on MouthShut.com
DEEWAR (1975) : Memorable Movie By Yash Chopra
Film DEEWAR was made in the year 1975 starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor & Nirupa Roy.
Screenplay & Dialogues written by : Salim Javed, and it was directed by none other than Mr.
www.mouthshut.com /review/Deewaar_(FilmFare_Award_1975)-62172-1.html   (1165 words)

 Amitabh in Deewar... again!
Aankhen producer Gaurang Doshi is set to launch Deewar -- Let's Bring Our Heroes Home.
The film will star Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Akshaye Khanna and Bipasha Basu.
Now after seeing the BEAUTIFUL Manisha doing a scene, we now get to see the most beautiful woman in the world Mita Vashisht doing...
www.rediff.com /movies/2003/feb/14news.htm   (476 words)

 Deewar - Movie - Hindi
Many years ago came a Deewar that cemented Amitabh Bachchan's image of an angry young man and the superstar of Hindi film industry.
Now has come another Deewar that crumbles under the more..
Aishwarya Rai and John Abraham team up for the first time!
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 Sirhind Di Deewar DVD : Audiorec[indian music store]
Sirhind Di Deewar DVD : Audiorec[indian music store]
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Casting & Credits - Sirhind Di Deewar DVD
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 Deewar, Hindi, Movies/Videos|Amitabh Bachchan, DVD
This jackpot directed by Yash Chopra, hit the bulls eye in 1975 (same year saw the release of the legendary SHOLAY) and took Amitabh Bachchan to superstardom.
Deewar is still remembered for Amitabh's electrifying performance.
Supporting cast includes Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh, Nirupa Roy, Satyen Kappoo, & Madan Puri
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 'Deewar' release postponed, not 'Hum Tum' - Telugu Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com
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