By Akshay Manwani
Starting off as a author with movies like Shabnam, Anarkali, Munimji and Paying visitor, Nasir Husain debuted as a director in 1957 with the smash-hit Tumsa Nahin Dekha. Over the subsequent two decades, he brought one musical blockbuster after one other, together with Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai, Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon, Teesri Manzil, Caravan, Yaadon Ki Baaraat and Hum Kisise Kum Naheen. The flamboyance and magnificence of his movies got here to outline the Hindi masala entertainer, replete with drama, comedy, motion and nice track. After a couple of blips within the Nineteen Eighties, Husain bounced again strongly along with his writing for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, profitable over an entire new iteration.
Music, Masti, Modernity examines the extensive tropes of Husain s movies, and in addition the iconic song-and-music sequences that have been necessary to his cinema. via interviews carried out with a couple of famous insiders, resembling Aamir Khan, Mansoor Khan, Asha Parekh, Javed Akhtar, Karan Johar, Farah Khan and Aditya Chopra, Husain s family contributors, in addition to movie reviews students, the publication contextualizes Husain s legacy. We see him ultimately as greater than the director of enjoyable, frothy motion pictures; we see him as a big auteur of Hindi cinema.