Lata - Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai - Guide [1965]

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"Guide" is a 1965 Indian Hindi film starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. It was directed by Vijay Anand, who also contributed to the screenplay. The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel, The Guide, by RK Narayan, and is widely considered to be one of the masterpieces of the Indian film industry. Starring Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Leela Chitnis, Kishore Sahu, Gajanan Jagirdar, Anwar Hussain, Uthas and Krishan Dhawan. The film proved to be a box office hit upon release. This movie proved memorable for its award-winning performances by the lead actors and memorable music by SD Burman. Lyrics by Shailendra. A 120-minute US version was made with additional directing and writing. It was produced by Tad Danielewski. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007, 42 years after its release. Production; Dev Anand was approached by American director Tad Danielewski and Pearl Buck to be cast in an American film based on a novel by an Indian author. Although Dev Anand had refused, he took up the opportunity for a collaboration when he met Tad again at the 1962 Berlin Film Festival. Somebody suggested The Guide. Dev Anand purchased the book and read it at one go. He called up Pearl who invited him to the United States to discuss on the project. With their approval, he called up RK Narayan and procured the rights to the book. The movie was planned to be an Indo-American co-production to be shot simultaneously in Hindi and English. The idea was to film the ...

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