Bollywood Movies Never Released:
Actors and moviemakers put in a lot of hard work into movies. A lot of money and time is spent on the making of a film. It is justifiable because movies inspire and influence people all around the world. Flims are a great source of entertainment as well. Given how important and time consuming they are, it’s heartbreaking if your film is not released.
They are well directed, brilliantly acted, have a well-written script, yet they fail to make their way to the audiences.
1. Love and God (1962)
Directed by K. Asif. This movie is based on unfortunate events in the life of Laila and Majnu. This movie was almost completed when the lead actor Guru Dutt died. It was a reshoot with Sanjeev Kumar. The director of the film died in 1971, the film remained unfinished. It was released in 1985 by his wife and K.C. Bokadia.
2. Alishaan (1988)
Big B starrer Alishaan, was based on Scaramouche. This movie was scrapped after a week of shooting. Amitabh together with Javed Akhtar decided to work on ‘Main Azaad Hoon’.
3. Sarfarosh (1979)
Directed by Manmohan Desai and starring Amitabh Bachchan, people were going to see their magic on screen but this movie was canceled due to some unknown reasons. Sarfarosh was going to see Amitabh as a convict. It also starred Parveen Babi, Rishi Kapoor, Kader Khan, and Shakti Kapoor.
4. Apna Paraya (1972)
Apna Paraya was the first film that was supposed to feature Rekha and Amitabh as leads, but since they were new in the industry, this film had no takers. Four years later, the duo shared screen space in Do Anjaane.
5. Tiger (1980)
Amitabh Bachchan’s character in Khoon pasina was the inspiration behind the title of this film. After a week’s shooting, this movie was canceled because of the disputes between Actors and producers.
6. Time Machine (1992)
Time Machine was directed by Shekhar Kapur. It starred Aamir Khan, Raveena Tandon, and Naseeruddin Shah. This futuristic movie was shelved due to a lack of finances.
7. Dus (1996)
Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt starrer was left unfinished due to The director’s untimely demise.