Among films like Jawan, Pathan and Gadar 2, films like Selfie, Dog, Crowd, The Great Indian and Shehzada could not last even four days in theatres. Even before this, there were many films which proved to be flops at the box office within two days. But there are many films released 50 years ago, which have been successful in theaters for more than 100 days at the box office. The songs are such that even today fans can listen to them on YouTube or social media. Yes, today we are going to tell you about one such film.
The film Aradhana, released in the year 1969, saw the hit pair of Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore for the first time. The film Aradhana is the first Hindi film to successfully run for more than 100 days with four shows a day in non-Hindi speaking areas of the North-Eastern states of India and 4 southern Indian states. This film also ran for 3 years in the theaters of South India and proved to be a platinum jubilee hit all over India.
, #Aradhana (Hindi) – 1969
[Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore]
Dir – Shakti Samanta.
, #SivagamiyinSelvan (Tamil) – 1974
[Shivaji Ganesan, Vanisri, Latha]
Dir – CV Rajendran.
Superhit Romantic Drama! pic.twitter.com/lG3bhHt9aA
— Christopher Kanagaraj (@Chrissuccess) November 22, 2020
Apart from Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna, Farida Jalala, Sujit Kumar, Subhash Ghai and Ashok Kumar were seen in important roles in the film Aradhana directed by Shakti Samantha. This film had earned Rs 17.85 crore at the box office in 1969, which if estimated today would be more than Rs 900 crore. A sequel of this film has also been made.